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Old 11-16-2008, 12:02 PM   #1
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How much is 1 cup?

I really hate having to ask, but how much is 1 cup?
Since I live in Sweden I'm not familiar with that term, here we just use deciliter..

And while I'm at it I might as well ask about another thing.. Tb=tablespoon and tsp=teaspoon, right?

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Old 11-16-2008, 12:07 PM   #2
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A U. S. cup = 8 fluid ounces which = 236.59 milliliters or 2.37 deciliters.

You can go to Google and type in information for any conversion. I did: How many milliliters in 8 fluid ounces and got the answer.
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Old 11-16-2008, 12:13 PM   #3
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Oh ok.. Sorry, usually I'm not very good at the whole searching thing; I always get the most bizarre hits.. But thanks a lot anyway :)


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A U. S. cup = 8 fluid ounces which = 236.59 milliliters or 2.37 deciliters.

You can go to Google and type in information for any conversion. I did: How many milliliters in 8 fluid ounces and got the answer.
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Old 11-16-2008, 12:16 PM   #4
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I know this problem, I never know what they are talking off ;o)

but maybe this link will help you as it does with me ;o))
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Old 11-16-2008, 12:39 PM   #5
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cara, I'm officially in love with you!
or well, ok, I'm not, but I'm very grateful! Thank you very much (I don't know why, but I never seem to be able to find all those great sites )
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Old 11-16-2008, 01:00 PM   #6
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PoG,
no problem - you don't have to find everything, you just have to know where to ask ;o)
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Old 11-16-2008, 03:07 PM   #7
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A lot of the cookbooks in my collection are British or European. In Canada we are "multilingual" when it comes to measurements so I do okay.
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Old 11-16-2008, 03:12 PM   #8
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POG,,,,,,,,,,,,if you know any Americans have them bring you a measuring cup that has both the metric system on one side and the American on the other..........I've had to bring several measuring cups to the Kazakhs here..........
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Old 11-17-2008, 10:38 AM   #9
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here in Germany you get these cups in some supermarkets - imperial and metric system on it..
you may look for it . I'm just wondering if it was Ikea where I saw it....
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Old 11-17-2008, 07:57 PM   #10
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most measuring cups in the US now have both the Imperial and the US system.............they are not going to pass up sales...................
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Old 11-18-2008, 01:58 AM   #11
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PiecesOfGlass - for future reference, since you live in Sweden and you're working on a cookbook, or a school project, or a cookbook for a school project - not sure which it is ...

OnlineConversion.com can probably answer all of your cooking related conversion questions. Between the Volume and Weight and Cooking sections - I've never found anything that I couldn't convert. Hope this helps.
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Old 11-18-2008, 02:09 AM   #12
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just hang in there...........you can fill up a coffee cup like my grandmother did and that will do.......she didn't measure a ml of anything much less a decaliter..........and it still tasted fine.........just wished that I had the moxy and confidence.........she always had a spoon and taste-tested as she went along..........I guess we're slaves to recipes..........I am..........
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