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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


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