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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).

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Cooking ingredients

You may find yourself following a recipe and discovering you don't have the required measuring implement to hand. Or, you may prefer measuring in metric or imperial measurements, rather than the alternative. If either of these are the case, we've got your back with our cooking and baking unit conversion tool.

Our tool allows you to convert from standard cooking units of volume such as the tablespoon, teaspoon and cup to units of weight such as grams and pounds. You'll notice that if you are converting between units of volume and weight, you will require an ingredient density figure. The reason for this is that it's not a straight conversion - a unit of weight is different to a unit of volume. As an example, a cup of milk will weigh far more than a cup of flour.

Converting between cups, oz, tsp and grams

As well as this overall converter for cooking, we also have individual tools availalbe for the following:

If you're following a recipe and wondering how big a dash, pinch, smidgen or nip are, we've written a dedicated article about these small measurements.


Cooking ingredients referenced

Conversions are included for the following cooking and baking ingredients:

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, condensed milk, corn, cream, cumin (powdered), currants (dried), evaporated milk, dried fruits, 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, nutella, oats, olive oil, palm oil, peanut butter, peanuts, potatoes, raisins, rapeseed oil, rice, ricotta cheese, rye, salt, sourdough starter, soy beans, sugar, sultanas, sunflower oil, sunflower seeds, turmeric, water, yeast, yogurt.

Substance density figures have been sourced from the 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 as an easy-access chart 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.


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