## How do you convert ingredients to metric?

## How do you convert ingredients to metric?

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US to Metric Cooking Conversions

- ⅕ tsp = 1 ml.
- 1 tsp = 5 ml.
- 1 tbsp = 15 ml.
- 1 fl ounce = 30 ml.
- 1 cup = 237 ml.
- 1 pint (2 cups) = 473 ml.
- 1 quart (4 cups) = .95 liter.
- 1 gallon (16 cups) = 3.8 liters.

### What are metric units in cooking?

Metric measures In most of the world, recipes use the metric system of units—litres (L) and millilitres (mL), grams (g) and kilograms (kg), and degrees Celsius (°C).

#### What is the formula for recipe conversion?

Determine the required yield of the recipe by multiplying the new number of portions and the new size of each portion. Find the conversion factor by dividing the required yield (Step 2) by the recipe yield (Step 1). That is, conversion factor = (required yield)/(recipe yield).

**How much is a cup in metric?**

250 mL

US to Metric Volume Conversions

US Customary Quantity (English) | Metric Equivalent |
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2/3 cup | 160 mL |

3/4 cup or 6 fluid ounces | 180 mL |

1 cup or 8 fluid ounces or 1/2 pint | 250 mL |

1 ½ cup or 12 fluid ounces | 375 mL |

**How should ingredients be listed in a recipe?**

List ingredients in chronological order. The ingredients list is one of the most important parts of a recipe, and it should be listed in the order that it will appear in the directions list.

## What is a conversion factor in cooking?

Conversion factor is the proportion of weight between cooked edible portion and raw edible portion. It highly depends on cooking methods and type of the food, because there are some changes happened during cooking such as water absorption, water reduction and fat absorption.

### What is a cup of sugar in grams?

200 grams

Common Measurement Conversions for Baking

1 cup flour | 120 grams | 4.2 oz |
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1 cup sugar | 200 grams | 7.1 oz |

1 cup brown sugar | 220 grams | 7.8 oz |

1 cup powdered sugar | 115 grams | 4.1 oz |

1 cup oatmeal | 100 grams | 3.6 oz |