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Units of Measure


Abbreviations
Volume Measurement

Weight Measurement
Weight to Volume Relationships

Can Sizes
Substitutions

Volume Measurement
(also called fluid measure)

(Ounce (oz) indicates volume or fluid ounce, not to be confused with weight ounce)

1 teaspoon⅓ tablespoon
3 teaspoons1 tablespoon½ oz
2 tablespoons1/8 cup1 oz
4 tablespoons¼ cup2 oz
8 tablespoons½ cup4 oz or 1 gill
16 tablespoons1 cup8 oz
2 cups1 pint16 oz
2 pints1 quart32 oz
4 quarts1 gallon128 oz
1 teaspoon5 ml (metric)
1 tablespoon14.8 ml (metric)
1 ounce29.6 ml (metric)
¼ cup59 ml (metric)
½ cup118 ml (metric)
1 cup236 ml (metric)
1 pint473 ml (metric)
1 quart946 ml (metric)
1 gallon3.8 liter (metric)
1 milliliter1/5 teaspoon
1 centiliter (10ml)2 teaspoons
1 deciliter (100ml)0.42 cup 6 ¾ tablespoons
1 liter (1000ml)1.06 quart
    

Weight Measurement

(Ounce (oz) indicates weight ounce, not to be confused with volume or fluid ounce)

16 drams1 oz
16 ounces1 lb
1 ounce28g (metric)
1 pound454g (metric)
1 gram0.57 dram
1 centigram (10g)0.36 oz (5.7 dram)
1 decigram (100g)3.6 oz
1 kilogram (1000g)2.2 pounds

Weight to Volume Relationships

3g cornstarch 1 teaspoon
100g butter 7 tbls (½ cup-1 tbls)
100g flour 11 tbls (¾ cup-1 tbls)
100g sugar 7 tbls (½ cup-1 tbls)
100g milk 97 mL 6.5 tbls or 20 tsp
1 cup granulated sugar 6.7 oz (wght) 187g
1 tablespoon granulated sugar 0.5 oz (wght) 14 g
1 cup confectioners' sugar 4½ oz (wght) 128g
1 cup brown sugar 6 oz (wght) 170g
1 cup molasses, honey, or corn syrup 12 oz (wght) 340g
1 cup salt 10.4 oz (wght) 291g
1 tablespoon salt 0.4 oz (wght) 12 g
1 cup flour 4.8 oz (wght) 134g
¼ lb butter ½ cup 8 tbls 114g
1 cup milk 236 mL 8.6 oz (wght) 243g