# What is a standard 1 cup measurement?

September 8, 2019 Off By idswater

## What is a standard 1 cup measurement?

The cup is a cooking measure of volume, commonly associated with cooking and serving sizes. It is traditionally equal to one-half US pint (236.6 ml).

## How can I measure 1 cup at home?

Think of:

1. 1 cup as the size of your fist.
2. ½ cup as the size of tennis ball.
3. ¼ cup as the size of an egg.
5. 1 teaspoon is about the size of the top joint of your index finger.

## What is the metric measurement for 1 cup?

US to Metric Volume Conversions

US Customary Quantity (English) Metric Equivalent
2/3 cup 160 mL
3/4 cup or 6 fluid ounces 180 mL
1 cup or 8 fluid ounces or 1/2 pint 250 mL
1 ½ cup or 12 fluid ounces 375 mL

## What size is a cup in recipes?

Volume Equivalents (liquid)*
8 tablespoons 1/2 cup 4 fluid ounces
12 tablespoons 3/4 cup 6 fluid ounces
16 tablespoons 1 cup 8 fluid ounces
2 cups 1 pint 16 fluid ounces

## How can you measure a cup without a measuring cup?

When baking, the most basic equipment you need is measuring cups and spoons….How To Measure Ingredients Without A Measuring Cup

1. measuring cup = standard coffee mug.
2. measuring tablespoon = dinner spoon.
3. measuring teaspoon = coffee spoon.

## How do you measure a cup in baking?

Dry Ingredient Equivalents:

1. 1 Tablespoon = 3 teaspoons.
2. 1/8 cup = 2 Tablespoons.
3. 1/4 cup = 4 Tablespoons.
4. 1/3 cup = 5-1/3 Tablespoons.
5. 1/2 cup = 8 Tablespoons.
6. 2/3 cup = 10 and 2/3 Tablespoons.
7. 3/4 cup = 12 Tablespoons.
8. 1 cup = 16 Tablespoons.