Baking Measurements

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Baking MeasurementsSometimes when I'm not sure about a recipe but want to try it anyway, I scale down the recipe to 50% of the original. In those circumstances, I found it very difficult to calculate 50% of 3/4 cup, or to measure 50% of 1.5 tablespoon, etc. Then I found this handy table in my "Baking for Dummies" book. For instance 3/4th of a cup is equal to 12 tablespoons, so half of it would be 6 tablespoons.


Here are the frequently asked questions on baking measurements:

How to convert 200 grams to cups?

Here is the chart on converting 200 grams to cups:

Ingredient

Measurement in Grams

Equivalence in Cups (US)

Approximately

All Purpose Flour

200 grams

1.60 cups

1.5 cups + 2 Tbspn

Butter

200 grams

0.88 cup

3/4th cup + 2 Tbspn

Cake Flour

200 grams

1.46 cups unsifted

1.5 cups

Granulated Sugar

200 grams

1 cup

1 cup

Brown Sugar

200 grams

0.91 cup packed 

1 cup minus 1 Tbspn

Ground Almonds

200 grams

0.88 cup, packed

3/4th cup + 2 Tbspn

Flaked Coconut

200 grams

2.60 cups

2.5 cups + 1 Tbspn 

Unsweetened Cocoa Powder

200 grams

2.33 cups

2.5 cups - 2 Tbspn 


Check out the Cups to Grams conversion chart below.

Cups To Grams Conversions (Metric)

Butter Measurements

CupsSticksPoundsTablespoonsGrams
1/41/21/8455 g
1/211/48112 g
1/31/2+1 & 1/3 tbspnsn/a5 & 1/375 g
2/31 + 2 & 2/3 tbspnsn/a10 & 2/3150 g
3/41 & 1/23/812170 g
121/216225 g
24132450 g


All Purpose Flour, Icing or Powdered Sugar

CupGrams
1/8 cup15 grams
1/4 cup30 grams
1/3 cup40 grams
3/8 cup45 grams
1/2 cup60 grams
5/8 cup70 grams
2/3 cup75 grams
3/4 cup85 grams
7/8 cup100 grams
1 cup110 grams


Cake Flour

CupGrams
1/8 cup10 grams
1/4 cup20 grams
1/3 cup25 grams
3/8 cup30 grams
1/2 cup50 grams
5/8 cup60 grams
2/3 cup65 grams
3/4 cup70 grams
7/8 cup85 grams
1 cup95 grams


Granulated Sugar

CupGrams
1/8 cup30 grams
1/4 cup55 grams
1/3 cup75 grams
3/8 cup85 grams
1/2 cup115 grams
5/8 cup140 grams
2/3 cup150 grams
3/4 cup170 grams
7/8 cup200 grams
1 cup225 grams


Brown Sugar

CupGrams
1/8 cup25 grams
1/4 cup50 grams
1/3 cup65 grams
3/8 cup75 grams
1/2 cup100 grams
5/8 cup125 grams
2/3 cup135 grams
3/4 cup150 grams
7/8 cup175 grams
1 cup200 grams


Sliced Almonds

CupGrams
1/8 cup10 grams
1/4 cup20 grams
1/3 cup25 grams
3/8 cup30 grams
1/2 cup40 grams
5/8 cup50 grams
2/3 cup55 grams
3/4 cup60 grams
7/8 cup70 grams
1 cup80 grams


Ground Almonds

CupGrams
1/8 cup25 grams
1/4 cup50 grams
1/3 cup65 grams
3/8 cup75 grams
1/2 cup100 grams
5/8 cup125 grams
2/3 cup135 grams
3/4 cup150 grams
7/8 cup175 grams
1 cup200 grams


Flaked Coconut

CupGrams
1/8 cup10 grams
1/4 cup20 grams
1/3 cup25 grams
3/8 cup30 grams
1/2 cup40 grams
5/8 cup45 grams
2/3 cup50 grams
3/4 cup60 grams
7/8 cup65 grams
1 cup75 grams


Grated Coconut

CupGrams
1/8 cup10 grams
1/4 cup25 grams
1/3 cup35 grams
3/8 cup40 grams
1/2 cup50 grams
5/8 cup60 grams
2/3 cup65 grams
3/4 cup75 grams
7/8 cup85 grams
1 cup100 grams


Unsweetened Cocoa Powder

CupGrams
1/8 cup15 grams
1/4 cup30 grams
1/3 cup40 grams
3/8 cup45 grams
1/2 cup60 grams
5/8 cup70 grams
2/3 cup75 grams
3/4 cup85 grams
7/8 cup100 grams
1 cup125 grams

Baking Measurements

If a recipe calls for this amountYou can also measure it this way
Dash2 or 3 drops (liquid) or less than 1/8 teaspoon (dry)
1 tablespoon3 teaspoons or 1/2 ounce
2 tablespoons1 ounce
1/4 cup4 tablespoons or 2 ounces
1/3 cup5 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon
1/2 cup8 tablespoons or 4 ounces
3/4 cup12 tablespoons or 6 ounces
1 cup16 tablespoons or 8 ounces
1 pint2 cups or 16 ounces or 1 pound
1 quart4 cups or 2 pints
1 gallon4 quarts
1 pound16 ounces

Volume Measurements

US UnitsCanadian UnitsAustralian Units
1/4 teaspoon1 ml1 ml
1/2 teaspoon2 ml2 ml
1 teaspoon5 ml5 ml
1 tablespoon15 ml20 ml
1/4 cup50 ml60 ml
1/3 cup75 ml80 ml
1/2 cup125 ml125 ml
2/3 cup150 ml170 ml
3/4 cup175 ml190 ml
1 cup250 ml250 ml
1 quart1 liter1 liter
1 and 1/2 quarts1.5 liters1.5 liters
2 quarts2 liters2 liters
2 and 1/2 quarts2.5 liters2.5 liters
3 quarts3 liters3 liters
4 quarts4 liters4 liters

Weight Measurements

US UnitsCanadian MetricAustralian Metric
1 ounce30 grams30 grams
2 ounces55 grams60 grams
3 ounces85 grams90 grams
4 ounces (1/4 pound)115 grams125 grams
8 ounces (1/2 pound)225 grams225 grams
16 ounces (1 pound)455 grams500 grams (1/2 kilogram)

Temperature Conversions

FarenheitCelsius
320
212100
250120
275140
300150
325160
350180
375190
400200
425220
450230
475240
500260

Happy Baking!

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139 COMMENTS

  1. I have a recipe for a smoothie that call for 40 Mg Raw honey, 40 Mg Crushed Almonds and7 Gr Cinnamon. How do I measure that in a 8 oz cup

    • Because it is only a smoothie recipe and not a baking recipe you don’t have to be very accurate. I would use about 1/4 cup of each raw honey and ground almonds and maybe half a teaspoon of cinnamon.

  2. Good Day all

    I have a 14 year old daughter who likes to bake, but struggle with the grams. Please be so kind and send me all the measurements of butter, flour, sugar and baking powder from grams into cups,teaspoons or tablespoons. Have a nice day

  3. I bought these measuring cups and spoons on one of them it says 7.5ml – 1dsp. What does dsp stand for? Is it half a table spoon? So confused. And they usually say they preheat the oven to 350 is that in farenheit?

  4. Hi, is the flour conversation for 1 cup only 110 grams? I weighed 1 cup of flour and it was nearly twice as much. Need to make a birthday cake but I’m now a little confused
    Jan

    • I’m sorry that I can’t help with this Jan. I usually bake using US standard cup measurement. I got these charts off the internet. I’m not used to baking with grams, etc.

    • When I used a standard US measuring cup with 2 cups spooned and leveled all-purposes flour and weighed it on my scale, it was 280 grams. The 1/4 cup of sugar, however weighed in at 55 grams. Thanks for pointing this out, as we all know in baking it is beneficial to have precise measurements and I would have just gone at what the chart said.

  5. Wow thank you so much. This will help anyone to convert measurement easily. I love baking but everytime something goes wrong. Can you please tell me difference btwn fold and stir.

  6. Thanks so much Madhuram, this has made measurement easy for me to get, i’m just a beginner, i really want to know how to bake nice cakes

  7. Please I have a problem with mathematics especially measurements and I can hardly comprehend this. So please can I know the measurement of flour, butter, eggs, sugar, baking powder. I can use to bake a cake for a family of 4 and 5. Thank you and I will appreciate a reply.

    • Hi Deerex, I generally use the standard US cup measurements. I have not measured any of the ingredients in grams/ounces etc. This chart I got off of the internet. If you have a particular recipe in mind let me know and will see if I will be able to help you with the conversion.

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