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Use this FREE Printable Kitchen Conversion Chart when cooking or baking your favorite recipes for success every time! It’s so easy and convenient! As I know that cooking measurements, cooking equivalents, and cooking conversions can be REALLY confusing as they were for me sometimes!
You can put up this chart on your fridge or wall so that it is always available whenever you need to look something up real quick. I’ve also listed all the basic cooking measurements for you in this post. Click here for a handy calculator that will do all the work for you.
COOKING MEASUREMENT ABBREVIATIONS
When you’re following a recipe, it’s quite important to understand cooking abbreviations. Many recipes uses shorthand in recipes, and if you don’t know what they mean, you could end up making mistakes.
Standard/Imperial Measurement Abbreviations
Tbsp = Tablespoon (also TB, Tbl)
tsp = Teaspoon
Oz = Ounce
fl. Oz = Fluid ounce
c = Cup
qt = Quart
pt = Pint
gal = Gallon
lb = Pound
Metric Measurement Abbreviations
mL = Milliliter
g = grams
kg = kilogram
l = liter
KITCHEN CONVERSION CHART
Remember that dry ingredients and liquid ingredients should be used differently when measuring. Measuring cups and spoon sets are generally intended for dry ingredients, while liquid measuring cups are (obviously) intended for liquid ingredients. Using the right measuring tools will ensure exact measurements.
A kitchen scale can be used when ingredients need to be weighed instead of measured by cups. This is ideal for more exact recipes, or when using recipes that measure in grams.
To know what 1 cup equals is helpful because even when lacking of kitchen measuring tools, most of us have a 1 cup measurement. Plus it can be useful for making cooking conversions when trying to halve or double the recipes.
WHY IS MEASURING INGREDIENTS ACCURATELY SO IMPORTANT IN BAKING?
When cooking, you can be a little lenient; however, baking measurements need to be accurate. It definitely is a science and takes some practice. If the measurements aren’t precise, you may end up with bread that sinks or a cookie that’s flat.
With this free printable measurement chart, you’ll have all the conversions you need for just about any baking recipe. This charts will bring you success and is definitely a staple to keep handy in the kitchen.
I hope these basic cooking measurements and cooking conversions help provide you with ease in cooking and baking measurements and you can enjoy cooking and feel confident in the kitchen.