U.S. and Metric Volume and Weight Equivalents

Do you have a recipe that is in metrics that you do not understand? This page lays down metric weight and volume equivalents to the U.S. volume and weight equivalents so you need not to worry about a recipe.

U.S. Volume Equivalents:

1 1/2 teaspoons = 1/2 tablespoon

3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon

2 tablespoons = 1 ounce = 1/8 cup

8 ounces (16 tablespoons) = 1 cup

2 cups = 1 pint = 16 ounces

2 pints = 1 quart = 4 cups = 32 ounces

4 quarts = 1 gallon = 16 cups = 128 ounces

Converting U.S. to Metric:

teaspoons x 4.93 = milliliters (ml)

tablespoons x 14.79 = milliliters

fluid ounces x 29.57 = milliliters

cups x 236.59 = milliliters

pints x 473.18 = milliliters

quarts x 946.36 = milliliters

gallons x 3.785 = liters

U.S. Volume to Metric Volume

U.S. Volume Metric Volume (ml/l)
1/4 teaspoon 1.23 ml
1/2 teaspoon 2.5 ml
3/4 teaspoon 3.7 ml
1 teaspoon 4.9 ml
1 1/2 teaspoons (1/2 tablespoon) 7.5 ml
2 teaspoons 10 ml
3 teaspoons (1 Tablespoon) 15 ml
1/8 cup (2 tablespoons/1 ounce) 30 ml`
1/4 cup (4 tablespoons/2 ounces) 60 ml
1/2 cup (8 tablespoons/4 ounces) 120 ml
3/4 cup (12 tablespoons/6 ounces) 180 ml
1 cup (16 tablespoons/8 ounces) 240 ml
2 cups (32 tablespoons/1 pint/16 ounces) 480 ml
2 1/4 cups (18 ounces) 540 ml
2 1/2 cups (20 ounces) 600 ml
2 3/4 cups (22 ounces) 660 ml
3 cups (1 1/2 pints/24 ounces) 720 ml
4 cups (1 quart/32 ounces) 960 ml
4 quarts (1 gallon/128 ounces) 3.8 l

 

Ounces into Grams:

Ounces multiplied by 28.35 = grams

Pounds multiplied by 0.454 = kilograms

A more detailed table is given below:

U.S. Measurements (Weight) (ounces) Metric Measurements (Weight) (grams)
1/2 ounce 14 grams
1 ounce 29 grams
1 1/2 ounces 43 grams
2 ounces 57 grams
4 ounces 113 grams
8 ounces 227 grams
16 ounces (1 pound) 454 grams
32 ounces (2 pounds) 907 grams
64 ounces (4 pounds) 1.8 kilograms