November 05, 2009

USEFUL FACTS AND FIGURES

USEFUL FACTS AND FIGURES FOR BAKING
OVEN TEMPERATURES

The Table below gives recommented equilents

CentigradeFahrenheitGas Mark
Very cool110225¼

120250½
Cool or Slow1402751

1503002
Warm1603253
Moderate1803504
Moderately hot1903755
Fairly hot2004006
Hot2204257
Very hot2304508

2404759
BritishAmericanAustralian
1 teaspoon1teaspoon1teaspoon
1tablespoon1tablespoon1tablespoon
2tablespoons3tablespoons2tablespoons
3 ½ tablespoons4tablespoons3tablespoons
4 tablespoons5tablespoons3 ½ tablespoons

Notes for American and Australian users

In America the 8-oz measuring cup is used cup is used. In Australia metric measures are now used in conjunction with the standard 250-ml measuring cup. The imperial pint, used in Britain and Australia, is 20 fl oz, while the American pint is 16 fl oz. It is important to remember that the Australian tablespoon differs from both the British and American tablespoons; the table above gives a comparison. The British standard tablespoon holds 17.7ml, the American 14.2 ml, and the Australian 20 ml. A teaspoon holds approximately 5 ml in all countries.
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