Cooking Recipe Converter

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This cooking conversion tool exists to help you convert between units of weight and volume commonly used in cooking (cups, ounces, grams, kilograms, teaspoons, tablespoons and more). For conversions between units of weight and volume, a list of ingredient density approximations is included.

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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, or you wish to enter your own ingredient density figure, click 'add own'.

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Whilst every effort has been made in building this cooking recipe converter, we are not to be held liable for any special, incidental, indirect or consequential damages or monetary losses of any kind arising out of or in connection with the use of the converter tools and information derived from the web site. This cooking recipe converter is here purely as a service to you, please use it at your own risk. Do not use calculations for anything where loss of life, money, property, etc could result from inaccurate conversions.

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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.

A common question received in my email inbox is with regards to how many grams of sugar there are in a teaspoon. Our in-depth article explains all. We also answer the question how many tablespoons are in a cup? in our Q&A forum.

Converting between cups, quarts and grams

Individual converters are available for cups and grams and quarts and cups.

Substance densities currently available for the cooking ingredient converter:

Apples, Baking powder, Beets, Bicarbonate of soda, Bran, breadcrumbs, Buckwheat, Butter, Castor Beans, Castor oil, Chocolate (powder), Cocoa Beans, Coconut oil, Coconut, meal, Coconut, shredded, Corn, cream, grits, Corn, on the cob, Corn, shelled, Flour (wheat), Honey, jam, margarine, Milk, Oats, Oats, rolled, Olive oil, Peanuts, not shelled, Peanuts, shelled, Potatoes (white), Rape seed oil, Rice (hulled), Rice (rough), Rye, Salt, fine, Soy Beans, Soy beans (whole), Soya bean oil, Sugar, brown, Sugar, granulated, Sugar, powdered, Sugar, raw cane, Sunflower oil, yoghurt.

Substance density figures sourced from database provided by the Food and Agricultural Organisation of the United Nations as well as other information sources.

If you have any suggestions for this calculator tool, or have any additional density figures that you wish to be included, please contact me.