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Cups to Grams

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Convert between cups and grams for popular baking and cooking ingredients. From sugar, flour and butter to nuts and fruits.

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How many grams are in 1 cup?

The number of grams in one cup varies depending upon the ingredient, due to ingredient density. For flour, 1 cup equates to around 125g. For sugar, 1 cup equates to around 200g.

Use the data tables below to assist you with converting your recipe ingredients from cups to grams, or vice-versa. To get an accurate measurement, consider weighing your ingredients in grams or ounces using a set of kitchen scales.

Sugar (Granulated)

Cups Grams Ounces
1 cup 201 g 7.1 oz
3/4 cup 151 g 5.3 oz
2/3 cup 134 g 4.7 oz
1/2 cup 101 g 3.5 oz
1/3 cup 67 g 2.4 oz
1/4 cup 50 g 1.8 oz

Butter

Cups Grams Ounces
1 cup 227 g 8 oz
3/4 cup 170 g 6 oz
2/3 cup 151 g 5.3 oz
1/2 cup 114 g 4 oz
1/3 cup 76 g 2.7 oz
1/4 cup 57 g 2 oz

Dry Goods

Cups Grams Ounces
1 cup 127 g 4.5 oz
3/4 cup 95 g 3.4 oz
2/3 cup 85 g 3 oz
1/2 cup 64 g 2.2 oz
1/3 cup 42 g 1.5 oz
1/4 cup 32 g 1.1 oz
1/8 cup (2 tbsp) 16 g 0.6 oz

Flour (all purpose)

Cups Grams Ounces
1 cup 125 g 4.4 oz
3/4 cup 94 g 3.3 oz
2/3 cup 83 g 2.9 oz
1/2 cup 63 g 2.2 oz
1/3 cup 42 g 1.5 oz
1/4 cup 31 g 1.1 oz
1/8 cup (2 tbsp) 16 g 0.6 oz

Bread flour

Cups of bread flour Grams Ounces
1 cup 130 g 4.6 oz
3/4 cup 98 g 3.4 oz
2/3 cup 87 g 3.1 oz
1/2 cup 65 g 2.3 oz
1/3 cup 43 g 1.5 oz
1/4 cup 33 g 1.1 oz

All ingredient densities were sourced from the Food and Agricultural Organisation of the United Nations as well as other information sources. A full list of these is available on the baking ingredient conversions page.

Cups and grams for other baking ingredients

Ingredient 1 Cup 1/2 Cup 1/3 Cup
Cake flour 114 g 72 g 38 g
Honey 336 g 167 g 112 g
Margarine 230 g 115 g 76.6 g
Milk 244.87 g 122.44 g 81.62 g
Oats 102.2 g 51.1 g 34.1 g
Rice (uncooked) 178.15 g 89.1 g 59.38 g
Brown sugar (packed) 195 g 97.5 g 65 g
Powdered sugar (unsifted) 120.9 g 60.45 g 40.3 g

Please be aware that the list of ingredient options included in the converter and reference charts are approximations, meaning the result you receive will be an estimate.

Which cup should I use?

As you'll have noticed from the list of conversion options in the converter tool, there are multiple options for the humble cup. If you need some clarification as to which cup is used in your recipe, see our article how many grams are in a cup?. For the purposes of clarification, we reference the US cup (236.588 mL) in our reference charts above.

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