Conversion Table Liquid Measurements
Liquid measures for cooking conversion chart, US measurements to metric to weights. Handy chart for converting and cooking recipes. Don't miss another issue… weekly recipe ideas, juicy pics, free delivery.
Instead of struggling and second-guessing, simply convert the liquid metric measurements to fluid ounces, and then if need be, convert to cups, tablespoons, or teaspoons. The conversions are rounded to the nearest whole number; for example, 1 fluid ounce is 29.57 milliliters, but for simplicity sake, we will say 30 milliliters.
Americans typically measure ingredients by volume, while just about everyone else measures them by weight. Here is a quick summery of some of the basic cooking conversions. At the end of this post there are links to food specific online conversion calculators. This post contains ratios for a) US Dry Volume Measurements b) US Liquid Volume
The liquid measurements chart has conversions for gallons, quarts, pints, ounces, and liters. This would be handy taped to the inside of a cabinet door or added to a recipe binder. The chart can be downloaded and printed (see link farther down the page). But first, I wanted to share a tip and a warning about liquid measuring cups-
AUSTRALIA USES METRICS as our standard for measuring. We've provided a handy program on this page to convert measurements into terms that are familiar to you. If your browser has trouble with this page, you might want to use our printed conversion chart instead. Note: volume refers to liquid volume.
The charts below will help you to convert between different units of liquid volume in US customary units. Please note that US liquid volume is not the same as in the UK and other countries, and many of the measurements (e.g. a pint) are different depending on which country you are in.