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Weights for dry ingredients

Metric Imperial
7g ¼oz
15g ½oz
20g ¾oz
25g 1oz
40g 1½oz
50g 2oz
60g 2½oz
75g 3oz
100g 3½oz
125g 4oz
140g 4½oz
150g 5oz
165g 5½oz
175g 6oz
200g 7oz
225g 8oz
250g 9oz
275g 10oz
300g 11oz
350g 12oz
375g 13oz
400g 14oz
425g 15oz
450g 1lb
500g 1lb 2oz
550g 1lb 3oz
600g 1lb 5oz
650g 1lb 7oz
675g 1½lb
700g 1lb 9oz
750g 1lb 10oz
800g 1¾lb
900g 2lb
1kg 2lb 3oz
1.1kg 2½lb
1.25kg 2¾lb
1.35kg 3lb
1.5kg 3lb 5oz
1.8kg 4lb
2kg 4½lb
2.25kg 5lb
2.5kg 5½lb
2.75kg 6lb
3kg 6lb 10oz

Liquid measures

Metric Imperial US
25ml 1fl oz  
50ml 2fl oz ¼ cup
75ml 3fl oz  
100ml 3½fl oz  
120ml 4fl oz ½ cup
150ml 5fl oz  
175ml 6fl oz ¾ cup
200ml 7fl oz  
225ml 8fl oz 1 cup
300ml 10fl oz/½ pint 1¼ cups
350ml 12fl oz 1½ cups
400ml 14fl oz 1¾ cups
450ml 16fl oz 2 cups/1 pint
600ml 1 pint 2½ cups
700ml 1¼ pints 3 cups
850ml 1½ pints 3½ cups
1 litre 1¾ pints 1 quart
1.2 litres 2 pints 1¼ quarts
1.4 litres 2½ pints  1½ quarts
1.5 litres 2¾ pints  
1.7 litres 3 pints 1¾ quarts
2 litres 3½ pints 2 quarts
3 litres 5¼ pints 3 quarts


US cup measurements for non-liquid ingredients

Ingredient 1 cup ¾ cup ⅔ cup ½ cup ⅓ cup ¼ cup 2 tbsp
Flour 120g 90g 80g 60g 40g 30g 15g
Sugar (granulated) 200g 150g 130g 100g 65g 50g 25g
Icing Sugar 100g 75g 70g 50g 35g 25g 13g
Brown Sugar 180g 135g 120g 90g 60g 45g 23g
Cornflour (corn starch) 120g 90g 80g 60g 40g 30g 15g
Rice (uncooked) 190g 140g 125g 95g 65g 48g 24g
Oats (uncooked) 90g 65g 60g 45g 30g 22g 11g
Butter 240g 180g 160g 120g 80g 60g 30g
Nuts (chopped) 150g 110g 100g 75g 50g 40g 20g
Nuts (ground) 120g 90g 80g 60g 40g 30g 15g
Breadcrumbs (fresh) 60g 45g 40g 30g 20g 15g 10g
Breadcrumbs (dry) 150g 110g 100g 75g 50g 40g 20g
Sultanas / Raisins 200g 150g 130g 100g 65g 50g 22g

Oven temperatures

°C Fan °C °F Gas mark Description
110 90 225 ¼ Very cool
120 100 250 ½ Very cool
140 120 275 1 Cool
150 130 300 2 Cool
160 140 325 3 Moderate
180 160 350 4 Moderate
190 170 375 5 Moderately hot
200 180 400 6 Moderately hot
220 200 425 7 Hot
230 210 450 8 Hot
240 220 475 9 Very hot