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How Much In A Quarter Cup

How Much In A Quarter Cup

How Much in a Quarter Cup

The 1/4 cup standard is nearly American standardized. So it may not be as flexible as some other conventions for weighing food. But you’ll find some unlikely uses for it in this list of recipes and ideas for what to do with the remaining scraps.

Cup

A quarter means the one fourth part of a unit which is called “cup”. Generally a quarter is equal to the 1/4th part of something, for example a quarter of sugar or a quarter of an ounce. A cup is the measuring unit for the volume and is equal to either 16 tablespoons or 8 fluid ounces.

When you do so, you calculate that there are 12 tablespoons in three-quarters of a cup. If you prefer to divide the cup into quarters to assist with your conversions, know that there are 4 tablespoons in one-quarter of a cup. (Source: wikipedikia.org)

Measuring

Even if you have all the right measuring tools, a lot of people can have difficulty using the right cooking measurements. Our cheat sheet below shows measuring equivalents for teaspoons, tablespoons, cups, pints, fluid ounces, and more. This page also includes the conversions for metric and U.S. systems of measurement.

When you’re measuring wet ingredients (like water or milk), it’s best to use an implement designed to measure liquids, like a liquid measuring cup. A liquid measuring cup will have an easy-to-read line that lets you see how much liquid is in the measuring cup. It also has a spout that makes it easier to pour the contents. (Source: www.reference.com)

Ounces

16 ounces equals one pound or two cups. Another way to look at the equivalent is that one cup weighs eight ounces and therefore two cups equal 16 ounces and this is the same weight of one pound--16 ounces.

Note: US cups are typically used as a kitchen measurement for both liquid ingredients and dry ingredients. Conversely, ounces are a weight measurement while fluid ounces are a volume measurement. To make things more confusing, although most recipes use cups for liquid measurements, most commercial products use fluid ounces. (Source: www.infoplease.com)

 

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