Cups to grams weight converter

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Use our cups to grams weight converter to convert American cup recipes into grams in a matter of minutes. There is no need to miss out on whipping up your favourite recipes!

If you've ever tried to cook from an American recipe book, it's clear that the weights and measures used vary quite a bit from the metric measurements we use in the UK.

Wondering how many grams in a cup? Or whether a cup of flour converts to the same amount in grams as a cup of milk? These are all questions we've asked time and time again ourselves so we've decided to create this handy weight conversion tool to help you convert cups to grams in a flash.




US Cup Converter

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


Make a little more sense? Now check out our great American recipes. Traditional US recipes use cups not grams, but don't worry - you can find a version of this tool on every page where you need to make a US to UK weight conversion. Happy cooking!

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.



1 tsp = 6ml

1 tbsp = 15ml

1/8 cup = 30ml

1/4 cup = 60ml

1/2 cup = 120ml

1 cup = 240ml

Dried ingredients

1 tsp = 5g

1 tbsp = 15g

1oz = 28g

1 cup flour = 150g

1 cup caster sugar = 225g

1 cup icing sugar = 115g

1 cup brown sugar = 175g

1 cup sultanas = 200g


1/8 cup = 30g

1/4 cup = 55g

1/3 cup = 75g

1/2 cup = 115g 

2/3 cup = 150g

3/4 cup = 170g 

1 cup = 225g

Oven temperatures

275°F = 140°C or Gas Mark 1

300°F = 150°C or Gas Mark 2

325°F = 165°C or Gas Mark 3

350°F = 180°C or Gas Mark 4

375°F = 190°C or Gas Mark 5 

400°F = 200°C or Gas Mark 6

425°F = 220°C or Gas Mark 7

450°F = 230°C or Gas Mark 8

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