One cup equals eight ounces. Ounces and cups are just two of the imperial units of volume. In the United States, imperial units are used in most recipes for measuring ingredients.
Continue ReadingOther imperial units of volume include teaspoons, tablespoons, pints, quarts and gallons. One cup is also the equivalent of 48 teaspoons or 16 tablespoons. Two cups make 1 pint, and 2 pints equal 1 quart. There are, therefore, 4 cups or 32 ounces in 1 quart. Four quarts make 1 gallon, so 16 cups or 128 ounces equal 1 gallon. In the metric system, the system used in most other industrialized nations, the liter and milliliter are units of volume.
Learn more about Food Measurements3/4 cup is equal to 12 tablespoons or 6 fluid ounces and approximately equal to 177 milliliters. The measurement is also equal to 3/8 pint, 1/16 gallon, 3/16 quart or 36 teaspoons, and approximately equal to 3/16 liter.
Full Answer >A cup of rice weighs approximately 7 ounces, according to Traditional Oven's conversion calculator. The exact weight of 1 cup of rice varies depending on the type of grain, whether the rice is cooked, how tightly packed the grains are and whether the measurement is a metric or U.S. cup.
Full Answer >One cup of popped popcorn weighs 2.24 ounces, according to Aqua-Calc.com. Popped popcorn weighs less than unpopped popcorn as moisture in each kernel is released during the popping process.
Full Answer >The equivalent of 1/4 cup in ounces is 2 ounces. There are 8 ounces in a cup. Four tablespoons equals a 1/4 cup, as does 12 teaspoons. One stick of butter or margarine (1/4 pound) is 1/2 cup, so one-half of a stick of butter is 1/4 cup.
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