Baking Conversions

VOLUME & WEIGHT EQUIVALENCIES

Volume of most liquids (water, juice, milk, cream) are converted by volume from imperial to metric:

  • 1 cup = 250 mL
  • ¾ cup = 175 mL
  • ½ cup = 125 mL
  • 1⁄3 cup = 80 mL
  • ¼ cup = 60 mL
  • 2 Tbsp = 30 mL

 

 

Butter & other fats

Butter (salted/unsalted)

 1 cup  225 g
 ½ cup  115 g
 1⁄3 cup  75 g
 ¼ cup  60 g
 2 Tbsp  30 g
   
Virgin coconut oil

1 cup = 225 g

Vegetable shortening 1 cup = 205 g

 Flours

Flours
All-purpose flour
Bread Flour
1 cup = 150 g
 ½ cup = 75 g
 1⁄3 cup = 50 g
 ¼ cup = 37 g
   
Cake & Pastry Flour
 ½ cup = 65 g
 1⁄3 cup = 45 g
 ¼ cup = 32 g
   
Whole Wheat Flour 1 cup = 120 g
Rye Flour 1 cup = 120 g

 

Gluten Free Flours
Rice flour 1 cup = 135 g
Buckwheat flour 1 cup = 112 g
Coconut flour 1 cup = 150 g
Millet flour 1 cup = 120 g
Sorghum flour 1 cup = 136 g
Starches
Cornstarch 1 cup = 130 g
Potato starch 1 cup = 190 g
Tapioca starch 1 cup = 160 g
Other
Cocoa powder 1 cup = 120 g
Rolled Oats 1 cup = 100 g

SUGARS & LIQUID SWEETENERS

Sugars
Granulated Sugar
Light Brown Sugar
Dark Brown Sugar
1 cup = 200 g
½ cup = 100 g
1⁄3 cup = 67 g
¼ cup = 50 g
2 Tbsp = 25 g
 
Superfine sugar
Caster sugar
1 cup = 225 g
½ cup = 115 g
1⁄3 cup = 70 g
¼ cup = 60 g
2 Tbsp = 30 g
 
Icing sugar
(Powdered sugar or Confectioners’ sugar)
1 cup = 130 g
 ½ cup = 65 g
 1⁄3 cup = 45 g
 ¼ cup = 32 g
Coconut palm sugar 1 cup = 170 g
Liquid Sweeteners
Honey 1 cup = 300 g
Molasses 1 cup = 260 g
Corn syrup 1 cup = 325 g

Dairy

Yoghurt 1 cup = 250 g
Sour cream 1 cup = 250 g
Ricotta cheese 1 cup = 250 g
Mascarpone cheese 1 cup = 240 g
Grated Cheddar cheese 1 cup = 90 g
Grated Parmesan cheese 1 cup = 100 g
Condensed Milk 1 cup = 310 g

Eggs

1 large egg (no shell) 50 g
1 large egg yolk 20 g
1 large egg white 30 g

Nuts & Seeds

Ground almonds 1 cup = 120 g
Whole almonds 1 cup = 160 g
Sliced almonds 1 cup = 110 g
Whole hazelnuts 1 cup = 135 g
Pecan halves 1 cup = 100 g
Pecan pieces 1 cup = 140 g
Walnut halves 1 cup = 100 g
Walnut pieces 1 cup = 140 g
Whole peanuts 1 cup = 110 g
Chopped peanuts 1 cup = 120 g
Pumpkin seeds 1 cup = 120 g
Sunflower seeds 1 cup = 130 g
Sesame seeds 1 cup = 140 g
Poppy seeds 1 cup = 140 g
Whole flaxseed 1 cup = 150 g
Ground flaxseed 1 cup = 135 g

Fruits

Dried Fruits

Raisins 1 cup = 150 g
Dried cranberries 1 cup = 140 g
Dried currants 1 cup = 160 g
Dried cherries 1 cup = 140 g
Dried blueberries 1 cup = 150 g
Dried apricots 1 cup = 130 g
Prunes 1 cup = 150 g
Whole dates 1 cup = 150 g
Chopped dates 1 cup = 150 g

 

Fresh Fruits
Strawberries (sliced) 1 cup = 280 g
Raspberries 1 cup = 125 g
Blueberries 1 cup = 125 g
Cranberries 1 cup = 36 g
Apples, (peeled & sliced) 1 cup = 175 g
Frozen Fruits (still frozen)
Raspberries 1 cup = 150 g
Blueberries 1 cup = 150 g
Cranberries 1 cup = 110 g

Other Ingredients

Peanut butter 1 cup = 250 g
Almond butter 1 cup = 240 g
Graham crumbs 1 cup = 125 g
Chocolate chips 1 cup = 175 g
Skor toffee bits 1 cup = 160 g
Coconut (flaked or shredded) 1 cup = 100 g
Fresh cranberries 1 cup = 110 g
Pumpkin puree 1 cup = 250 g
Applesauce 1 cup = 250 g

SMALL MEASURE ITEMS

Dry yeast 1 pkg (2 ¼ tsp) = 8 g
Gelatin powder 1 Tbsp (1 pkg) = 7g
Skim milk powder 1 Tbsp = 7 g
Freshly grated ginger 1 Tbsp = 6 g
Finely grated lemon zest 1 Tbsp = 6 g
Baking powder 1 tsp = 3 g
Baking soda 1 tsp = 5 g
Salt (fine) 1 tsp = 5 g
Cinnamon & other spices
(allspice, nutmeg, clove etc)
1 tsp = 3 g