Common oven temperatures (such as terms: cool oven, very slow oven, slow oven, moderate oven, hot oven, fast oven, etc.) are set to control the effects of baking in an oven, for various lengths of time.
|Table of equivalent oven temperatures|
|Very Slow oven||250°F||120°C|
|Very Hot oven||450–500°F||230–260°C|
The various standard phrases to describe oven temperatures include words such as "cool" to "hot" or "very slow" to "fast". For example, a cool oven has temperature set to 90°C (200°F), and a slow oven has a temperature range from 150–160°C (300–325°F). A moderate oven has a range of 180–190°C (350–375°F), and a hot oven has temperature set to 200–230°C (400–450°F). A fast oven has a range of 230–260°C (450–500°F) for the typical temperature.