How many liters in a gallon, cups in a gallon, quarts in a liter, cups in a quart, tablespoons in a cup, teaspoons to tablespoons? This printable measurement conversions chart has everything you need including liquid and dry volume equivalents, oven temperatures, and weight equivalents for success in the kitchen!
Whether you are a pro cook or just starting out, we have all come across questions like these. How many liters are in a gallon, or how many teaspoons are in a tablespoon, or how many cups are in a quart or a pint? I have to ask myself those questions often, especially when making ice cream! Or perhaps you want to make a cup of detox water into a pitcher or gallon, or cut-in-half or double a soup recipe.
Having this breakdown of all the volume equivalents for liquid and dry ingredients, oven temperatures, and weight equivalents enhances your cooking skills and makes cooking so much easier.
At the end of this post I also include a quick look on frequently asked questions, if you are just looking for one specific measurement conversion. Be sure to also check out this post on how many cups in a quart and converting teaspoons to tablespoons too!
United States and Metric System
Liquid and dry ingredients measure differently and should be used in their designed measuring cups. United States and the metric system also measures slightly different. US is identified in ounces and pounds and metric is in milliliters, liters, and grams, so use proper measuring tools. Today metric cups are typically used instead of Imperial cups. If recipes are listed in millimeters and grams they are metric measurements.
How to measure properly by type of cup
How many liters in a gallon or cup? It all starts with measuring accuratly. To measure dry and liquid ingredients properly make sure to use a liquid measuring cup or dry measuring cup. To measure in a dry ingredients, use a spoon and scoop flours into a dry measuring cup. Using the back of a knife, scrape away extra off the top and level the measurement out. Some recipes may call for you to simply shake the measuring cup to even the top, so read recipe instructions accordingly.
You may also come across recipes online that are listed in grams instead of ounces. Shifting from ounces to grams can be mind boggling. So having this handy measurement conversion chart is convenient to have around so you can pop a quick eye on it to know how to achieve converting measurements.
It is also handy to know amounts like cups, fluid ounces, and how many gallons in a liter when price shopping ingredients to find the deals that provide more for less. Print this measurement chart for accurate measurements and hang it up in the kitchen so you never have to question conversions!
How many liters in a gallon
Gallon conversions seem to be most popular searched so lets start there and work our way down. If you have searched how many liters in a gallon, you are not the only one! One gallon is 4 liters or 128 fluid ounces, so you will convert 4 liters to gallons. This is a common question, and I know I use it many times when comparing prices at the store for liquid ingredients.
Liquid cups, tablespoons, ounces, pints, quarts, liters, and gallons volume equivalents
US STANDARD = US STANDARD (ounces) = METRIC (approximate)
2 tablespoons = 1 fl. oz. = 30 mL
¼ cup = 2 fl. oz. = 60 mL
½ cup = 4 fl. oz. = 120 mL
1 cup = 8 fl. oz. = 240 mL
1 ½ cups = 12 fl. oz. = 355 mL
2 cups or 1 pint = 16 fl. oz. = 475 mL
4 cups or 1 quart = 32 fl. oz. = 1 L
1 gallon = 128 fl. oz. = 4 L
Dry cups, tablespoon, teaspoon volume equivalents
US STANDARD = METRIC (approximate)
⅛ teaspoon = 0.5 mL
¼ teaspoon = 1 mL
½ teaspoon = 2 mL
¾ teaspoon = 4 mL
1 teaspoon = 5 mL
1 tablespoon = 15 mL
¼ cup = 59 mL
⅓ cup = 79 mL
½ cup = 118 mL
⅔ cup = 158 mL
¾ cup = 177 mL
1 cup = 237 mL
2 cups or 1 pint = 473 mL
3 cups = 700 mL
4 cups or 1 quart = 1 L
Weight equivalents in ounces grams and pounds
US STANDARD = METRIC (approximate)
½ ounce = 15 g
1 ounce = 30 g
2 ounces = 60 g
4 ounces = 115 g
8 ounces = 225 g
12 ounces = 340 g
16 ounces or 1 pound = 455 g
Fahrenheit to Celsius oven temperatures
FAHRENHEIT (F) = CELSIUS (C) (approximate)
250°F = 120°C
300°F = 150°C
325°F = 165°C
350°F = 180°C
375°F = 190°C
400°F = 200°C
425°F = 220°C
450°F = 230°C
Quicklook frequently asked questions
One gallon is 4 liters or 128 fluid ounces. There are 4 liters in 1 gallon, and 2 liters per half gallon.
There are 4 quarts in a gallon. One quart is 32 fluid ounces.
There are 16 cups in a gallon. If measuring how many cups in a gallon of water, add 16 cups per gallon.
One ounce is 30 grams.
There are 3 teaspoons in 1 tablespoon. One teaspoon is 5 ml. and 1 tablespoon is 15 ml.
Liters to quarts is equal, as one liter is 1 quart or one quart is equal to 1 liter.
Four cups equals 1 liter.
There are 4 cups per quart.
If you have any specific metric conversion questions not listed, please feel free to comment in the comments at the end of this post so I can respond.
Free Printable Measurement Conversions Chart
Print this measurement conversions chart on how many liters in a gallon, cups, quarts, pints, teaspoons, and tablespoons to use. Whenever you have conversion questions, this is your go-to with everything you need in the kitchen when measuring and converting! Frame it or have it up in the kitchen for use anytime. Happy baking and cooking!
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