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# How many grams equals one cup?

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The number of grams in 1 cup is determined by the difference between the weight and volume of the substance being measured. For instance, 1 cup of any regular liquid equals approximately 240 grams, while 1 cup of soup containing solid ingredients, such as noodles or vegetables, weighs more.

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Ounces, teaspoons, tablespoons and cups are measurements of the volume of substances, while grams measure the weight of a substance. The weight of solids can differ even if substances have the same volume. For instance, 1 cup of flour and 1 cup of white sugar are the same volume, but they are not the same weight. The weight of 1 cup of flour equals 125 grams, while 1 cup of white sugar equals 200 grams.

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One cup of all-purpose flour is the equivalent to 128 grams, or 4.5 ounces. Half a cup of all-purpose flour is equal to 64 grams or 2.25 ounces, and a fourth of a cup is equal to 32 grams or 1.13 ounces. These measurements also apply to confectioners sugar.

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A cup of butter is equal to 227 grams, or 8 ounces. In the United States, butter is often measured in sticks, with a cup being equivalent to 2 sticks. A quick way to measure butter is to refer to the printed measurements on the wrapper of an unopened brick.

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One cup of all-purpose flour has a weight of 4 1/4 ounces and a mass of about 120 grams. One cup of white sugar is a bit more dense at 7 ounces and 198 grams.