Conversion Chart For Baking New Zealand

Use these Baking Conversion Charts to help you ensure that your baking will be pure perfection! Baking measurements, equivalents, and conversions can be confusing.

Firstly whether you’re a newbie or a fairly seasoned baker, sometimes measurements are not easy to remember. Therefore understanding the correct measuring technique for a particular ingredient will guarantee you better baking results. Meanwhile, the smell of those soft cookies, fluffy cakes, the flaky crust will drive your kids crazy!

Secondly, baking is not very forgiving but consequently, it can also be like science.  Estimating the measurements of an ingredient in a recipe without using the baking conversion chart spells disaster. While you can easily get away with a handful of this and that when you are cooking dinner, even the slightest miscalculation could turn your soft-baked chocolate chip cookies taste like rocks.

Furthermore, there are many things that can go wrong with baking but one of the key things is weighing and measuring your ingredients. So with baking, it is essential that you have all the ingredients at the perfect measurements, keeping the ratio correct for successful results every time.

Also, it is equally important to invest in a good quality measuring scale, measuring spoons and measuring jugs as well as baking trays. Look for jugs with lots of increment markings on the side, again for accuracy.

Our Baking Conversion Chart below will help you convert basic baking ingredients such as flour, sugar and butter. This easy to understand chart should make converting things like liquids and nuts or baking chips from Imperial to Metric. We have also included a Celsius to Fahrenheit conversion to help with baking temperatures. However, if you can’t find any measurements that are suitable you may find something here https://www.chelsea.co.nz/better-baking/

Below is a compilation of common baking measurements and ingredient conversions to help you figure it all out.

Modular Mates Sizing
Standard measures
1 teaspoon=5ml
1 tablespoon=15ml
1 dessertspoon=10ml
1/4 teaspoon=1.25ml
1/2 teaspoon=2.5ml
Weight (rounded to nearest 5g)
30g=1 ounce
60g=2 ounces
115g=4 ounces
225g=8 ounces
450g=1 pound
Volume
1 kg=2 1/4 pounds
1 litre=1 3/4 pints
1 pint=16 fluid ounces
1 cup=250ml
Oven temperatures
160° C=325° F
180° C=350° F
190° C=375° F
200° C=400° F

Butter 

CupsGrams
1/4 cup of Butter57 grams
1/3 cup of Butter76 grams
1/2 cup of Butter113 grams
1 cup of Butter227 grams

Dry Goods 

CupsGramsOunces
1/8 c (2 tbsp)16 g.563 oz
1/4 cup32 g1.13 oz
1/3 cup43 g1.5 oz
1/2 cup64 g2.25 oz
2/3 cup85 g3 oz
3/4 cup96 g3.38 oz
1 cup128 g4.5 oz

Bread Flour 

CupsGramsOunces
1/4 cup34 g1.2 oz
1/3 cup45 g1.6 oz
1/2 cup68 g2.4 oz
1 cup136 g4.8 oz

Rolled Oats 

CupsGramsOunces
1/4 cup21 g.75 oz
1/3 cup28 g1 oz
1/2 cup43 g1.5 oz
1 cup85 g3 oz

White Sugar (Granulated) 

CupsGramsOunces
2 tbsp25 g.89 oz
1/4 cup50 g1.78 oz
1/3 cup67 g2.37 oz
1/2 cup100 g3.55 oz
2/3 cup134 g4.73 oz
3/4 cup150 g5.3 oz
1 cup201 g7.1 oz

Packed Brown Sugar 

CupsGramsOunces
1/4 cup55 g1.9 oz
1/3 cup73 g2.58 oz
1/2 cup110 g3.88 oz
1 cup220 g7.75 oz

Honey, Molasses & Syrup 

CupsGramsOunces
2 tbsp43 g1.5 oz
1/4 cup85 g3 oz
1/3 cup113 g4 oz
1/2 cup170 g6 oz
2/3 cup227 g8 oz
3/4 cup255 g9 oz
1 cup340 g12 oz

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