Convert common cooking measurements like half of 3/4 cups, oz to cups, ml to cups, grams to cups, and more.
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Cooking measurements are units of measurement used to determine the amount of a particular ingredient for a recipe using standard cooking measurement tools like measuring cups, measuring spoons, or measuring utensils (eg. kitchen scale). Cooking measurements help bring consistency to recipes. A common measure for cooking is “1 cup” which converts to:
1 cup = 240 ml
1 cup = 8 ounces
1 cup = 16 tablespoons
1 cup = 48 teaspoons
1 cup = 1/16 gallon
What are the types of measurements in cooking?
There are several types of cooking measurements used to measure volume, mass, weight, and temperature of cooking ingredients. For example:
fluid ounce (fl oz)
What are the two types of measurement systems?
There are two types of measurement systems used in cooking: metric measurements (liters, grams), and their imperial measurement equivalents in the US imperial system like cups, pints, ounces, etc.
What is the difference between dry measures and liquid measures?
Although dry measuring cups and liquid measuring cups are designed to hold the same volume, we use them for measuring different ingredient types. As their name suggests, dry cups measure dry ingredients (sugar, powder, salt), while liquid cups measure liquid ingredients (syrup, oils, liquid extracts) that the recipe calls for.
What is T in cooking measurements?
Uncapitalized t (or tbs.) in cooking measurements denotes a "teaspoon", while a capitalized letter T refers to "tablespoon".