By Jeanne Benavidez jeanneben
I found these tips in my recipe file but I don't know where I got them. They were written on a sheet of notebook paper and tucked inside one of my old cookbooks so I've had them for many years. Thought they might be helpful.
COMMON WEIGHT RANGE REPLACEMENTS
= 25g or 30g
= (1/4 pound) = 115g or 125g
= (1/2 pound) = 225g or 250g
= (1 pound) = 450g or 500g
1 1/4 lb
1 1/2 lb
2 1/4 lb
OVEN TEMPERATURE EQUIVALENTS
300ºf = 150ºc
325ºf = 160ºc
350ºf = 180ºc
375ºf = 190ºc
400ºf = 200ºc
425ºf = 220ºc
450ºf = 230ºc
475ºf = 240ºc
500ºf = 260ºc
BAKING PAN SIZES
9x1 1/2 round cake pan = 22 or 23x4cm (1.5 l)
9x1 1/2 pie plate (same as above) or 1l
8x8x2 square cake pan = 20x5cm (2 l)
9x9x2 square cake pan = 22 or 23x4.5cm (2.5l)
11x7x1 1/2 baking pan = 28x17x4cm (2l)
2 quart rectangular baking pan = 30x19x4.5cm (3l)
13x9x2baking pan = 34x22x4.5cm (3.5l)
15x10x1 jelly roll pan = 40x25x2cm
9x5x3 loaf pan = 23x13x8cm (2l)
2 quart casserole = 2l
U.S./STANDARD METRIC EQUIVALENTS
= 0.5 ml
= 2 fluid ounces = 50 ml
= 3 fluid ounces = 75ml
= 4 fluid ounces = 125ml
= 5 fluid ounces = 150ml
= 6 fluid ounces = 175ml
= 8 fluid ounces = 250ml
= 1 pint = 500ml
= 1 litre
1Product Differences; US ingredients and their possible counterparts:
2White Sugar is granulated, fine granulated, or castor sugar.
3Powdered Sugar is icing sugar.
4All purpose flour is enriched, bleached or unbleached white household flour. When self-rising flour is used in place of all purpose flour in a recipe that calls for leavening, omit the leavening agent (baking soda or baking powder) and the salt.
5Light colored corn syrup is golden syrup
6Cornstarch is cornflour.
7Baking soda is bicarbonate of soda.
8Vanilla or vanilla extract is vanilla essence.
9Green, red, or yellow sweet peppers are capsicums or bell peppers.
10Golden raisins are sultanas.