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CONVERSIONS:


Some ingredients and terms differ in the USA so I have made a list of helpful things to know. I hope you find them useful!


TERMS:

tom cake cooler---wire rack

tom cake tin---baking pan

tom essence---extract

greasproof paper---wax paper

lamington tin---13"x9"x2" pan

ring tin---tube pan

baking tray---cookie sheet

serviettes---napkins

INGREDIENTS:

capsicums---bell peppers

stock cubes---bullion cubes

castor sugar---superfine sugar

cornflour---cornstarch

copha---white vegetable shortening

biscuits---cookies

dessicated coconut---shredded coconut

icing sugar---confectioners sugar

glace cherries---marichino cherries

flour(plain)---all purpose flour

flour(self raising)---self rising flour

flour(wholemeal)---whole wheat flour

gelatine---unflavoured gelatine

ghee---clarified butter

king prawns---jumbo shrimp

mince meat---ground beef

rockmelon---cantaloupe

scones---biscuits

shallots---scallions

sultanans---seedless white raisins

pawpaw---papaya

tomato sauce---ketsup

lolly gobble bliss bombs---cracker jacks

pumpkin(butternut)---butternut squash

bacon rashers---bacon strips

bi-carb soda---baking powder

I had a lot of fun, finding out the difference between the above mentioned terms and ingredients.I'm still learning a few new ones everyday

Conversion Table:(Temperatures)


British and American to Australian Cup and Spoon Conversion

Australian----- British/American

1 Tablespoon---3 teaspoons

2 Tablespoons---1/4 cup

1/4 cup---1/3 cup

1/3 cup---1/2 cup

1/2 cup---2/3 cup

2/3 cup---3/4 cup

3/4 cup---1 cup

1 cup ---1 1/4 cup

15g------1/2oz

20g------2/3oz

30g------1oz

60g-----2oz

90g-----3oz

125g-----4oz

155g------5oz

185g-----6oz

220g----7oz

250g-----8oz{1/2lb}

Oven Temperatures

Electric---- Celsius----Fahrenheit

Very slow--120----250

Slow---150----300

Mod slow----160---325

Moderate---180---350

Mod hot---210---425

Hot----240---475

Very Hot---260---525

Gas----Celsius-----Fahrenheit

Very slow--120---250

Slow----150---300

Mod slow---160---325

Moderate---180---350

Mod hot---190---375

Hot--200----400

Very Hot ---230---450

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