Appendix

Metric Conversion Guide

Note: The recipes in this book weren’t developed or tested using metric measurements. There may be some variation in quality when converting to metric units.

Common Abbreviations

Abbreviation(s)

What It Stands For

cm

Centimeter

C., c.

Cup

G, g

Gram

kg

Kilogram

L, l

Liter

lb.

Pound

mL, ml

Milliliter

oz.

Ounce

pt.

Pint

t., tsp.

Teaspoon

T., Tb., Tbsp.

Tablespoon

Volume

U.S. Units

Canadian Metric

Australian Metric

¼ teaspoon

1 milliliter

1 milliliter

½ teaspoon

2 milliliters

2 milliliters

1 teaspoon

5 milliliters

5 milliliters

1 tablespoon

15 milliliters

20 milliliters

¼ cup

50 milliliters

60 milliliters

13 cup

75 milliliters

80 milliliters

½ cup

125 milliliters

125 milliliters

23 cup

150 milliliters

170 milliliters

¾ cup

175 milliliters

190 milliliters

1 cup

250 milliliters

250 milliliters

1 quart

1 liter

1 liter

1½ quarts

1.5 liters

1.5 liters

2 quarts

2 liters

2 liters

2½ quarts

2.5 liters

2.5 liters

3 quarts

3 liters

3 liters

4 quarts (1 gallon)

4 liters

4 liters

Weight

U.S. Units

Canadian Metric

Australian Metric

1 ounce

30 grams

30 grams

2 ounces

55 grams

60 grams

3 ounces

85 grams

90 grams

4 ounces (¼ pound)

115 grams

125 grams

8 ounces (½ pound)

225 grams

225 grams

16 ounces (1 pound)

455 grams

500 grams (½ kilogram)

Length

Inches

Centimeters

0.5

1.5

1

2.5

2

5.0

3

7.5

4

10.0

5

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