Cups to grams weight converter

Convert cups to grams with our handy weight converter tool. Turn American recipes into UK recipes to make at home. Our cup conversion tool is so easy to use

Baking bowl using cups to grams converter
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This cups to grams converter easily switches American cup measurements into grams for you, so you can get stuck into baking straight away. 

You can buy cup measurers in your local supermarket, but even the keenest bakers might not have one in their cupboard. The UK uses completely different standards of measurement to the US, so anytime you attempt to use an American recipe, you're likely to run into some trouble as the weights and measures vary quite a bit.

Use this one to save time and convert cups to grams easily.

Does a cup of flour convert to the same amount in grams as a cup of milk?

Whether you’re baking a chocolate cake, whipping up a pumpkin pie for Halloween or you’re making a delicious key lime pie for dessert, you’ll be glad to know that our cups to grams converter can convert everything from flour, to milk, to butter and sugar.

When it comes to converting dry ingredients vs. wet, the measurements are different so you’ll have to make sure you choose the correct ingredient when converting or a similar ingredient.

How many grams in a cup?

US Cup Converter

Make sense of our US recipes by converting the cup measurements below...

WEIGHT CONVERTER

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Using this converter, you can now bake recipes from all over the world as it's not only the US that uses the cups unit of measurement. Those creating recipes in Australia and Canada will also use the cup measurement.

It's more exact to use our tool above to convert your cups to grams, but here is a rough guide for you to print out if you'd prefer.

Cups to grams converter:

Dried ingredient measurements

Cups to grams conversion for dried ingredients
CupsGramsOunces
1 tsp5g0.17 oz
1 tbsp15g0.53 oz
1 cup flour150g5.3 oz
1 cup caster sugar225g7.9 oz
1 cup icing sugar115g4 oz
1 cup brown sugar175g6.2 oz
1 cup sultanas200g7 oz

Butter measurements

Cups to grams conversion for butter
CupsGramsOunces
1/8 cup30g1 oz
1/4 cup55g1.9 oz
1/3 cup75g2.7 oz
1/2 cup115g4 oz
2/3 cup150g5.3 oz
3/4 cup170g6 oz
1 cup225g7.9 oz

Liquid measurements

Cups to millilitres conversion for liquid ingredients
CupsMillilitresFluid Ounces
1 tsp6ml0.2 fl oz
1 tbsp15ml0.5 fl oz
1/8 cup30ml1 fl oz
1/4 cup60ml2 fl oz
1/2 cup120ml4 fl oz
1 cup240ml8 fl oz

Oven temperatures conversion

Oven temperature conversion from fahrenheit to celsius and gas mark
FahrenheitCelsiusGas Mark
275°F140°CGas Mark 1
300°F150°CGas Mark 2
325°F165°CGas Mark 3
350°F180°CGas Mark 4
375°F190°CGas Mark 5
400°F200°CGas Mark 6
425°F220°CGas Mark 7
450°F230°CGas Mark 8

If you found this cups to grams converter useful, you might also want to check out the kilos to stones converter (opens in new tab).

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Charlotte Gunn
Charlotte Gunn

Charlotte is founder and Editorial Director of The Forty-Five. The former NME Editor has written for goodto.com, The Face, Red and Marie Claire. With 15 years experience in journalism Charlotte has covered most bases when it comes to content people want to consume.