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Some countries use metric measures, others prefer imperial, and many cooks like to use handy cup and spoon measures. In Australia, we use the metric system with cup and spoon measures approved by the Standards Association of Australia.

ABBREVIATION

Pkt packet
g gram
kg kilogram
tsp teaspoon
Tbsp tablespoon
ml mililitre
L litre

OVEN TEMPERATURES

Celcius oC Fahrenheit oF Gas Mark
Very Slow 120oC 250oF 1/2
Slow 150oC 300oF 2
Mod. Slow 160oC 315oF 3
Moderate 180oC 350oF 4
Mod. Hot 190oC 375oF 5-6
Hot 210oC 415oF 6-7
Very Hot 230oC 450oF 8-9

EVERYDAY EQUIVALENTS

Butter and Sugar
1 tsp 5g
1 tbsp 20g
Flour
2 tsp 5g
2 tbsp 20g

LIQUID MEASURES

20ml 1tbsp
60ml ¼ cup
80ml ⅓ cup
125ml ¼ cup
250ml 1 cup
1 litre 4 cup

WEIGHT MEASURES

15g ½ oz
30g 1 oz
250g ½ lb
500g 1 lb

WEIGHT MEASURES

2.5mm 1/8 inch
5 mm ¼ inch
1 cm ½ inch
2 cm ¾ inch
2.5 cm 1 inch

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