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Half Cup Measurement FAQs
Is a cup measurement the same as a mug?
As drinking cups all vary in size, a cup is not the same as a mug. When cooking or baking, standardized measuring cups should be used instead of household drinkware to provide consistent volume measurement for each recipe.
What measurement is a cup in cooking?
The cup is one of the most common measures for volume in cooking, baking, and portion sizes. It is generally agreed that 1 metric cup is 250 milliliters. That said, some recipes consider 1 cup to be half a US pint, which is 236.6 mililiters.
What does 1/2c mean in cooking?
1/2c usually stands for half a cup (½ cup) or 8 tablespoons of dry ingredients.
How can I measure half a cup without a measuring cup?
For rough measurements, half a cup can be considered about the size of a tennis ball.