UK to US Cooking Conversions. Ingredients, weight and oven temperature conversions

Many housewives use UK recipes. Conversion is their problem. Not all cookery books contain data in C°, grams, etc. There are very convenient charts here for those ones, who cooks using UK recipes. There are UK to US cooking conversion list tables: Ounces / Pounds and Grams, Ingredients and foods (this chart contains names of food stuffs on both UK and US; there are oven temperature conversions: Gas mark, C°, F°).

UK to US conversion list. Ounces / Pounds and Grams

Ounces / PoundsGramsOunces / PoundsGrams
1oz28 g13 oz369 g
2 oz57 g14 oz397 g
3 oz85 g15 oz425 g
4oz = 0.25 lb 113 g16oz = 1lb454 g
5 oz142 g1.5lb680 g
6 oz 170 g2lb907 g
7 oz198 g2.5lb1134 g
8oz = 0.5lb 227 g3lb 1361 g
9 oz255 g3.5lb1588 g
10 oz283 g4lb 1814 g
11 oz312 g4.5lb 2041 g
12oz - 0.75lb 340 g5lb2268 g

UK to US Cooking Conversions. Ingredients and foods

Aubergine Eggplant
Baking tray Baking sheet
Bap Hamburger bun
Bangers Sausages
Beetroot Beet
Bicarbonate of soda Baking soda
Biscuits Cookies
Broad beans Fava beans
Cake tin Cake/ baking pan
Capsicums Sweet or bell peppers
Castor sugar Sugar, superfine
Celery stick Celery rib
Chips French-fried potatoes
Chicory Endive
Chuck steak Round steak/stewing beef
Coriander, fresh Cilantro
CordialConcentrated fruit syrup used for making drinks
Cornflour Cornstarch
Courgette Zucchini
Crumpet Muffin, English
Crisps Potato chips
Desiccated coconut Unsweetened desiccated/ shredded coconut
Digestive biscuits/ Graham crackers
Double cream Cream, heavy
Dripping Fat from roasted meat
Essence Extract (vanilla, etc.)
Fairy CakeCupcake
Fish slice Spatula
Forcemeat Stuffing mix for meat or fish
Frying pan Skillet
Gammon Ham
Glacé fruits Candied fruit
Golden syrup Light molasses
Greaseproof/Parchment paper Wax paper
Hand of pork Pork shoulder roast
Hard-boiled eggs Hard-cooked eggs
Hundreds & ThousandsSprinkles
Heaped spoonful Heaping spoonful
Hull Shuck
Icing sugar Confectioners'/powdered sugar
Joint Large cut of meat to roast
Ketchup/tomato sauce Catsup
King prawns Jumbo shrimp
Kernel, PinePine Nut
Margarine/Butter/Lard Shortening
Maize Corn
Minced meats Ground meats
Offal Variety meats (liver, kidney etc)
Paw paw Papaya
Pig’s trotter Pig’s foot
Pine KernelPine Nut
Plain flour All-purpose flour
Pork fat Fatback
Prawns Shrimp
Rasher Slice
Semolina Farina
Sieve Strain; strainer
Sift Strain
Single cream Cream, light, half-and-half
Spring or salad onions Scallions, green onions
Stock cubes Bouillon cube
Strong flour Bread flour
Sweet PepperPimiento
Sultanas Raisins/ seedless, golden
Treacle Dark molasses
Vanilla pod Vanilla bean
Vegetable marrow Yellow squash

Oven temperature conversions: Gas mark, C, F

Fahrenheit Celsius Gas Mark Heat of oven
2251101/4Very cool
2501201/2Very cool
3751905Moderately hot
4002006Moderately hot
4752409Very hot


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