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Weight Conversion Chart for Baking Ingredients

In my Baking 101 series, you can get a FREE Downloadable Weight Conversion Chart for your Baking so you can easily convert any measurements for any recipe!
Weight Conversion Chart For Baking Ingredients

Hi Bold Bakers!

Welcome to my Bold Baking Bootcamp! In this limited series we will cover Baking 101, like conversions and substitutions in baking. In this first episode we are starting out with a weight conversions for baking ingredients.

Watch the Weight Conversion Chart Video Below

Now you tune in from all over the world to watch and make my recipes. However, you don’t all use the same weight conversions. Some countries like Ireland use grams and ounces and in the U.S. we use cups.

Growing up in Ireland, I couldn’t make a recipe if it used cups as the measurement. So it is important to me that no matter where you live or what metric you use, you can make my recipes.

I created this Free Downloadable Baking Conversion Chart that converts all of the basic baking ingredients from cups to grams and ounces.

IMPORTANT NOTES: These measurements are based on my learning and experience. You might notice other charts vary and that can be for multiple reasons (e.g. different flours weigh different amounts or you scoop rather than fill your measuring cup).  I measure each 1 oz as 30g, not 28g. As long as you consistently use my chart for all of the ingredients your recipe will work out great. 

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE CHART

Get my Weight Conversion Chart for Baking so you can convert measurements for any recipe!

Now, take for instance flour. 1 cup is equal to 5oz or 150g. However 1 cup of sugar is equal to 8oz or 240g. You will see that the same 1 cup measurement doesn’t always equal the same in grams and ounces. The reason is that 1 cup of sugar isn’t the same weight as flour because sugar is heavier than flour.

You will see that all ingredients are different weights but if you use my chart you can easily see how to convert weights including liquids in any recipe. Liquid is measured in milliliters and fluid ounces.

If you know anyone who would like this chart then share this weight conversion table with them. It will come in really handy when you come across an amazing recipe but it’s in cups or another measurement.

If you like this conversion chart and find it helpful I also have an Egg Substitutes Chart that easily shows you how to substitute eggs in any recipe using regular ingredients like bananas, apple sauce and buttermilk.

And for more Baking Basics, check out my Best-Ever Buttercream Frosting, How to Make Rolled Fondant and Homemade Condensed Milk videos and posts.

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Cherith
1 year ago

THANK YOU Gemma for this. I’m forever looking up conversions as I only bake with a scale. So often if I’m feeling lazy I dismiss a North American recipe because it’s too much work converting. And those are the norm here, as I’m in Canada.
This will be a lifesaver. I’ll be laminating it and putting it under my scale.
You are the hero of the hour. 🙂

Ria
Ria
9 months ago

Hi Gemma! Howcome the measurement in your chart for a 1/2 cup of butter which is 120 grams isn’t equal to 240 grams for 1 cup? Isn’t it just has to be doubled or is there any rule or formula i might have missed? Please help me. Thank you!

Amie
Amie
9 months ago

I have a question – I’ve been on several sites for conversion numbers and have found fairly major differences – for ex. all-purpose flour – one site says 125 g, another 145g, 150g on this one. The variance for other ingredients is the same. Why the differences? I know with some recipes 20g is a lot. Thank you.

Paulene Choi
Paulene Choi
7 months ago

Hi Gemma! How is one cup of flour only 150 grams when it says on our chart that it is 40g for 1/4 cup? Isn’t a cup of flour four parts of 1/4 cup flour? Thanks!

gary
gary
18 days ago

Hi Gemma. Other bakers would put 1 cup of flour at 125 gms and 1 cup of sugar at 200 gms. Depending on which recipe I’m going to follow, the measurements and weigh conversions are different. Is there no standard measure to follow?

Claylene Shafer
Claylene Shafer
1 month ago

Question not sure how to contact you, trying this! I was wondering if you have a list of what cookies survive better being mailed/shipped, and a Nono list don’t mail/ship these list? TIA

Sheetal
Sheetal
1 month ago

Hi Gemma…
How to convert instant yeast from grams to teaspoons
Please help
Thank you!

Ezehero
Ezehero
1 month ago

Hi Gemma! I have a question- what is the exact ratio on reconstituing powdered milk and water? Thanks! ♡

maayan Estrajch
maayan Estrajch
2 months ago

Hi Gemma,In your Easiest Creamiest ice cream reciepe you indicate that 1 cup of heavy whipping cream equals 225 ml and here it says that it equals 240ml.which is it? Thanks

Humaira
Humaira
3 months ago

Hello .. 1 cup all purpose flour is 150 grams as per your measurements does it mean that if I use cake flour it will be same 150 grams for 1 cup

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