Conversions & Common Measures


Dry Conversions

US measure to Metric measure

1 tsp = 5 g
1 tbsp (3 tsps) = 15 g
1 oz (2 tbsps) = 28 g
1 cup (8 oz) = 237 g (most packages are labelled as 225 g)
1 lb = 454 g (most packages are labelled as 450 g)
2.2 lb = 1 kg

Wet Conversions

US measure to Metric measure

1 tsp = 5 ml
1 tbsp = 15 ml
1 oz = 30 ml
1 cup (8 oz) = 237 ml (typically labelled as 250 ml)
34 oz = 1 l
1 gallon (16 cups) = 4 l

Common Measurements

1 cup cheese = 225 g
1 cup cream cheese = 250 g
1/2 cup butter = 125 g
1 bag chocolate chips = 225 g = 1 1/4 cup
1 lb bacon = 500 g