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Cup Conversions

Cup conversions for recipes are simple using the volume or capacity calculator as volumes are always the same no matter the ingredient. 

Use this handy calculator to convert from ounce or liters to cups or the reverse as you choose. Click on your selected measure from the drop down menu. Notice there are UK cup sizes, which is a little larger than the US cup.

1 x US cup = 236 ml

1 x UK cup = 250 ml

For Volume and Capacity Conversions

For Weight Conversions

Weights of ingredients vary irrespective of the same volume. For example, a cup of butter is clearly heavier/ weighs more than a cup of flour.  So, I've created a table of common ingredients we use for our easy to make recipes and have their conversions in cup proportions.

Click here to find the calculator for weight conversions to/from ounce proportions.

Common Ingredients in Cup proportions

These conversions are rounded for convenient use, using US cup proportions.

We list the most commonly used ingredients for recipes on this site and their conversions. If the item is not listed, measure in a measuring cup and weigh on a scale. For conversions to either Imperial or Metric, use the calculator provided.


Flour (Plain and Self Raising)

Brown Sugar

Sugar (common, granulated)

Rice (grains, uncooked)

Oats (uncooked)

Macaroni/Pasta (uncooked)

Nuts (chopped)

Breadcrumbs (dry, from packet)

1 cup

120 gm/4 ounces

180 gm/6 ounces

200 gm/7 ounces

190 gm/6.7 oz

90 gm/3 ounces


150 gm/5.3 oz

150 gm/5.3 oz

1/2 cup

60 gram/2 ounces

90 gram/3 ounces

100 gram/3.5 oz

95 gram/3.3 oz

45 gm/1.5 oz

70gm/2.5 oz

75 gm/2.67 oz

75 gm/2.67 oz

2 tablespoons

15 grams

23 gm/0.8 oz

25 gm/0.9 oz

24 gm/0.9 oz

11 grams

17 grams

20 grams

20 grams

Try these scrumptious treats with ingredient measures in cups.

Common Recipe Measure Abbreviations:

pound = lb

ounce = oz

Cup = cu or c

Fluid ounce = fl.oz

Pint = pt

Quart = qt

Tablespoon = tb

teaspoon = ts

Fahrenheit = F

liter/litre = lt

milliliter/millilitre = ml

grams = gm

kilograms = kg

Centigrade = C

Handy To Know For Conversions

1 pound = 16 ounces

1 pint = 16 fluid ounces = 2 cups

1/2 pint = 8 fl.oz = 1 cup

1 quart = 2 pints = 4 cups

1 gallon = 4 quarts = 8 pints = 16 cups

1 kilogram = 1000 grams

1 liter = 1000 ml

1 cm = 1000 mm

1 m = 1000 cm

Use the handy calculators on this page for cup conversions. I find it is easier and quicker to use a calculator than to get out the kitchen scale.

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