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Australian Tempratures, Weights & Measurments for Cooking

The difference between one country's measuring cups and another's is, at most, within a 2 or 3 teaspoon variance.

The most accurate way to measure dry ingredients is to weigh them. When measuring liquids, use a clear glass or plasic jug with the metric markings.

One Australian metric:

  • measuring cup holds 250ml.
  • tablespoon holds 20ml.
  • teaspoon holds 5ml.

Eggs - recipes referring to 1 egg are typically 60g and sold as 'large eggs'.

Liquid Measures (metric mills and imperial ounces)

  • 30ml - 1 fluid oz
  • 60ml - 2 fluid oz
  • 100ml - 3 fluid oz
  • 125ml - 4 fluid oz
  • 150ml -5 fluid oz (1/4 pint or 1 gill)
  • 190ml - 6 fluid oz
  • 250ml - 8 fluid oz
  • 300ml - 10 fluid oz (1/2 pint)
  • 500ml - 16 fluid oz
  • 600ml - 20 fluid oz (1 pint)
  • 1000ml (1 litre) - 1 & 3/4 pints

Dry Measures (grams and ounces)

  • 15g - 1/2 oz
  • 30g - 1oz
  • 60g - 2oz
  • 90g - 3oz
  • 125g - 4oz (1/4 lb)
  • 155g - 5oz
  • 185g - 6oz
  • 220g - 7oz
  • 250g - 8oz (1/2lb)
  • 280g - 9oz
  • 315g - 10oz
  • 345g - 11oz
  • 375g - 12oz (3/4lb)
  • 410g - 13oz
  • 440g - 14oz
  • 470g - 15oz
  • 500g - 16oz (1lb)
  • 750g 24oz (1 & 1/2 lb)
  • 1kg 32oz (2lb)

Helpful Measures (metric and imperial)

  • 3mm - 1/8in
  • 6mm - 1/4in
  • 1cm - 1/2in
  • 2cm - 3/4in
  • 2.5cm - 1in
  • 5cm - 2in
  • 6cm - 2 & 1/2in
  • 8cm - 3in
  • 10cm - 4in
  • 13cm - 5in
  • 15cm - 6in
  • 18cm - 7in
  • 20cm - 8in
  • 23cm - 9in
  • 25cm - 10in
  • 28cm - 11in
  • 30cm 12in (1ft)

Oven Temperatures (Convert Gas Mark to Celsius to Fahrenheit)

  1. Very Slow Oven: Gass Mark 1 is 120deg C - 250deg F
  2. Slow Oven: Gass Mark 2 is 150deg C - 300deg F
  3. Moderately Slow Oven: Gass Mark 3 is 160deg C - 325deg F
  4. Moderate Oven: Gass Mark 4 is 180-190deg C - 350-375deg F
  5. Moderately Hot Oven: Gass Mark 5 is 200-210deg C - 400-425deg F
  6. Hot Oven: Gass Mark 6 is 220-230deg C - 450-475deg F
  7. Very Hot Oven: Gass Mark 7 is 240-250deg C - 500-525deg F