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Cooking Recipe Converter

Please choose a cooking ingredient. A density is required for converting between units of volume and weight (a cup of sugar weighs less than a cup of milk). If your ingredient is not on the list, click 'add own'.

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Use this cooking conversion tool to help you convert between units commonly referenced in cooking recipes (cups, ounces, grams, kilograms, teaspoons, tablespoons and more).


Disclaimer: Whilst every effort has been made in building this calculator, we are not to be held liable for any damages or monetary losses arising out of or in connection with the use of it. This tool is here purely as a service to you, please use it at your own risk. Full disclaimer. Do not use calculations for anything where loss of life, money, property, etc could result from inaccurate calculations.


Cooking ingredients

If you are converting between units of volume and weight, you should consider reading how to convert from volume to weight beforehand. This type of conversion requires a substance density figure.

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Converting between cups, oz, tsp and grams

Individual converters are available for:


Ingredient densities currently available for the cooking converter:

apples, almonds, baking powder, beets, bicarbonate of soda, bran, breadcrumbs, buckwheat, butter, cashew nuts, castor beans, castor oil, chocolate (powder), chocolate chips, cinnamon, cocoa beans, coconut oil, coconut, coffee, corn, cream, cumin (powdered), bread flour, self-raising flour, cake flour, pastry flour, whole wheat flour, almond flour, fruit juice, honey, jam, lard, linseed oil, maple syrup, margarine, mascarpone, mayonnaise, milk, oats, olive oil, palm oil, peanuts, potatoes, rapeseed oil, rice, ricotta cheese, rye, salt, soy beans, sugar, sunflower oil, sunflower seeds, water, yeast, yogurt.

Substance density figures sourced from database provided by the Food and Agricultural Organisation of the United Nations as well as other information sources. Note that cup to gram and ounce conversions for baking ingredients are available on the baking ingredient conversions page.

If there are any additional ingredients that you would like to see included in the approximations list, please do get in contact.


If you have any problems using this cooking recipe converter, please contact me.