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    Default Conversions Charts - English /American - Imperial / Metric

    Imperial to Metric

    1oz = 25g
    4oz = 100g

    1lb = 450g

    1fl.oz = 30ml
    5 fl. oz = 150ml = 1/4 pint
    20 fl. oz = 600ml = 1 pint


    Oven Temperatures


    130C = 250F = Gas mark 1/2
    150C = 300F = Gas mark 2
    180C = 350F = Gas mark 4
    190C = 375F = Gas mark 5
    200C = 400F = Gas mark 6
    220C = 425F = Gas mark 7
    230C = 450F = Gas mark 8


    American spoon measures

    1 level tablespoon flour = 15g flour
    1 heaped tablespoon flour = 28g flour
    1 level tablespoon sugar = 28g sugar
    1 level tablespoon butter = 15g butter

    American liquid measures

    1 cup U.S = 275ml
    1 pint U.S = 550ml
    1 quart U.S = 900ml

    American solid measures

    1 cup rice U.S = 225g rice
    1 cup flour U.S = 115g flour
    1 cup butter U.S = 225g butter
    1 stick butter U.S = 115g butter
    1 cup dried fruit U.S = 225g dried fruit
    1 cup brown sugar U.S = 180g brown sugar
    1 cup granulated sugar U.S = 225g granulated sugar


    tables courtesy of UKTV Good food channel
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    Handy, but most of the conversions are off by 10% or so.....close enough for UK cooking, I guess!
    Mel Briscoe, Alexandria, Virginia

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    hehe Mel, I think the saying is "room for Artistic licence"



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