Q:

How many ounces are in a pint of sour cream?

A:

Quick Answer

A pint of sour cream contains 16 fluid ounces. An ounce is a unit of measuring weight as well as liquid volume (fluid ounces). As it happens, a pint of sour cream also weighs 16 ounces.

Continue Reading
How many ounces are in a pint of sour cream?
Credit: Jeff Kauck Photolibrary Getty Images

Full Answer

An ounce in net weight should not be confused with an ounce in volume. While 16 fluid ounces of water does have a net weight of 16 ounces, 16 fluid ounces of molasses, however, is more dense and actually weighs 24 ounces. A fluid ounce in the U.K. measurement system is slightly larger, equal to 1.04 fluid ounces in U.S. measurement. A U.S. fluid ounce equals 29.57 milliliters.

Learn more about Food Measurements

Related Questions

  • Q:

    How many ounces does a coffee cup hold?

    A:

    One U.S. customary cup is equal to 8 fluid ounces, but not all coffee cups people use actually equal the amount in a standardized U.S. cup. Therefore, it is impossible to say that all cups equal 8 ounces, or any particular amount.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    How much is 50 mL?

    A:

    Fifty mL refers to 50 milliliters in the metric system of measurement, which is equivalent to approximately 1 2/3 fluid ounces using the U.S. customary system of measurement. In recipes, 50 milliliters equals 1/4 cup.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    How many ounces are in a glass of water?

    A:

    A standard recommended serving size for a glass of water is 8 fluid ounces. Popular wisdom suggests drinking six to eight 8-ounce glasses of water daily, though according to WebMD the 48 to 64 ounces this yields is insufficient for some, especially when factoring activity level, body mass and climate.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    How many cups does 32 ounces equal?

    A:

    Thirty-two fluid ounces equal four cups. One cup equals eight fluid ounces. A pint of liquid contains two cups, or 16 fluid ounces. A fluid ounce is a measure of volume and is part of the U.S. Customary System of weights and measures.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:

Explore