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Oven Temperatures

Oven Temperatures

When reading some of our vintage recipes you will see terms such as a slow oven or moderate oven when describing the temperature to bake the recipe.

While I will include the temperature as part of my transcription, we have created this post for you to use as a guide too. (Click here to view digital and dial oven thermometers.)

Common oven temperatures are set to control the effects of baking in an oven, for various lengths of time. The various standard phrases to describe oven temperatures include words such as “cool” to “hot” or “very slow” to “fast.”

Cool oven has a temperature set to 200°F

Very slow oven has a temperature set to 250°F

Slow oven has a temperature range from 300°F –3 25°F

Moderate oven has a range of 350°F – 375°F

Hot oven has the temperature set to 400°F – 450°F

Fast oven has a range of 450°F – 500°F

Below is a chart of oven equivalent oven temperatures to help convert recipes baking information.

Description °F °C
Cool oven 200°F 90°C
Very slow oven 250°F 120°C
Slow oven 300 – 325°F 150 – 160°C
Moderately slow oven 325 – 350°F 160 – 180°C
Moderate oven 350 – 375°F 180 – 190°C
Moderately hot oven 375 – 400°F 190 – 200°C
Hot oven 400 – 450°F 200 – 230°C
Very hot oven 450 – 500°F 230 – 260°C
Fast oven 450 – 500°F 230 – 260°C

Oven Temperatures

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