Before we even get into knowing the conversion of 300 grams to cups we will have to be knowing what a cup is (in terms of measurement). A cup is a standard measure to quantify ingredients by either volume in millilitres or litres, mass in grams or kilograms, and count.
A cup as a measure is usually used in cooking terminology to quantify measures in recipes. A cup is usually half of a pint which is roughly 115 ml in volume. The cups that we drink from are different in quantity and volume than the cups we use to measure. The cups used to measure are called measuring cups.
We get cups in different sizes, the big one, the standard metric cup being 250 ml. Another important term to define before moving into converting 300 grams to cups is a measuring cup. A measuring cup has lately become a kitchen staple in most of our households, with the internet world in reach to everyone and for better understanding of recipes online content creators putting up cooking recipes use standardised measuring units to give an accurate quantity specification let it be in millimeters (liquid) or grams (solid).
Other uses of measuring cups apart from that in a kitchen is to measure cloth washing essentials like powder, bleaches and detergents. We usually get to see three kinds of measuring cups in the market, one which has markings to measure liquid in volumes, the other one is used to measure dry ingredients in grams and the third one which has both the markings on the same cup.
Measuring cups are widely manufactured in plastic, transparent plastic to be specific as this makes reading the markings easier; but measuring cups also come in glass and metal. These ones add to the aesthetic factor of your kitchen. Measuring cups are not something that come in one standard size, they come in various measures and also some cup measurement units vary from location to location.
- The standard cup that is used to measure in the United States is a volume measure which is 1/16th of a gallon or ¼ th of a quart or ½ of a pint or 8 ounces or 16 tablespoons or 48 teaspoons or 236ml.
- The cup that is used to measure industrial units that go behind packaged foods labelling is called the legal cup. The legal cup is 240ml or 16 international tablespoons or 12 Australian tablespoons or 8 ounces (where 1 ounce is 30ml each) or 8.12 standard ounces or 8.45 imperial ounces.
- Describing below is the legal cup converted into different other units-
1 cubic meter is equal to 4166.6667 legal cups, 1 litre is equal to 4.16667 legal cups, 1 legal tablespoon is equal to 0.0625 of a legal cup, 1 legal teaspoon is equal to 0.020833333 of a legal cup, 1 gallon is equal to 15.772549 legal cups, 1 pint is equal to 1.9715686 legal cups, 1 cup is equal to 0.98578432 of a legal cup, 1 ounce is equal to 0.12322304 of a legal cup, 1 tablespoon is equal to 0.06161152 of a legal cup, 1 teaspoon is equal to 0.020537173 of a legal cup, 1 imperial gallon is equal to 18.942 legal cups, 1 imperial pint is equal to 2.36776 legal cups, 1 imperial cup is equal to 1.18388 legal cups, 1 imperial ounce is equal to 0.118388 of a legal cup, 1 imperial tablespoon is equal to 0.0739924 of a legal cup, 1 imperial teaspoon is equal to 0.0246641 of a legal cup, 1 cubic foot is equal to 117.987 legal cups and 1 cubic inch is equal to 0.0682794 of a legal cup.
- A standard coffee cup as a measure is 118ml or 4 ounces of brewed coffee. This brewed coffee starts off with 148ml or 5 ounces of water and ground coffee. A carafe is an ideal coffee measure. A coffee carafe comes in a standard 12 cup size where there are even consecutive markings marked along starting from 4 to 12. 4 cups according to the carafe is equal to 20 ounces or 0.59 litres of water, when coffee is brewed with the same amount of water the liquid volume left is 16 ounces or 0.47 litres; in case of 6 cups, water alone measures 30 ounces or 0.89 litres and the brewed liquid measures 24 ounces or 0.71 litres; in case of 8 cups, water alone measures 40 ounces or 1.18 litres and the brewed liquid measures 32 ounces or 0.95 litres; in case of 10 cups, water alone measures 50 ounces or 1.48 litres and the brewed liquid measures 40 ounces or 1.18 litres; and 12 cups or a full carafe, water alone measures 60 ounces or 1.77 litres and the brewed liquid measures 48 ounces or 1.42 litres.