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  • Abbreviations

    cm centimetre Tbsp tablespoon
    g gram tsp teaspoon
    kg kilogram dsp dessertspoon
    ml millilitre °C degrees Celsius
    l litre °F degrees Fahrenheit

  • Oven Positions

    Bottom of the oven – use for slow and low temperature cooking

    Middle of the oven – use for moderate temperature cooking

    Above the middle – use for quick cooking and high-temperature cooking

    Fan-forced ovens – refer to manufacturer’s manual as models vary

    Unless otherwise stated, the oven temperatures provided are for conventional bake.


  • Oven Temperatures

    LEVEL CELSIUS FAHRENHEIT
    Cool 150˚ 300˚
    Moderate 180˚ 350˚
    Hot 200˚ 400˚
    Very Hot 230˚ 450˚

  • Approximate Metric/ Imperial Conversions

    WEIGHT VOLUME
    25g = 1 ounce 300ml = ½ pint
    125g = 4 ounces 600ml = 1 pint
    225g = 8 ounces 1 litre = 1¾ pints
    450g = 1 pound 1 metric cup = 250ml
    4 metric cups = 1 litre
    MEASUREMENTS OVEN TEMPERATURE
    2.5cm = 1 inch 160°C = 325°F
    15cm = 6 inches 180°C = 350°F
    20cm = 8 inches 190°C = 375°F
    30cm = 12 inches 200°C = 400°F

  • Standard Measures

    1 cup = 250ml

    4 cups = 1 litre

    1 tsp = 5ml

    ¼ tsp = 1.25ml

    ½ tsp = 2.5ml

    1 dsp = 10ml = 2 tsp

    1 Tbsp = 15ml = 3 tsp