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If a U.S recipe says one cup, what does it mean?

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lucy5 Mon 24-Sep-07 16:37:17

Not sure if it means cup as in teacup or mug. Anyone know what the UK measure would be? Thanks.

DaisyMOO Mon 24-Sep-07 16:39:15

250ml, so probably best to check the size of your cups first!

CountessDracula Mon 24-Sep-07 16:40:03

it's 8 fluid oz

AnnainNZ Mon 24-Sep-07 16:40:04

Try this

LizaRose Mon 24-Sep-07 16:44:19

If you're using a lot of American recipes it helps to invest in some of these

lucy5 Mon 24-Sep-07 19:56:55

Thanks baby woke up, so I will try again tomorrow.

willowsmom Sat 29-Sep-07 16:20:59

Those measurements are made in actualy measuring cups that come in sizes: 1 cup, 1/2 cup, 1/4 cup etc. Same with tbsp and tsp. Not the kind that are in your draw. American measurements are much simpler. No weighing or anything. Who has the time?

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