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Old 21-11-2003, 11:57 PM
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"Graham" wrote in message
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"H. W. Hans Kuntze" wrote in message
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Cup sets are now often sold in metric format. Mine are as follows:
1 cup = 250ml
1/2 cup = 125ml
1/3 cup = 80ml
1/4 cup = 60 ml
1 Tbsp = 15ml
1 tsp = 5ml
Of course, one millilitre (ml) of water weighs one gram (at 18C or
thereabouts).
As Hans states above, when you are scaling a bread recipe, it is easier to
work in the metric system and quicker to weigh the water if it is an odd
quantity. (Actually, it's easier to work in the metric system at any

time -
do I hear protests?).
Graham


Out of curiosity, I just checked my measuring cups (decent quality,
stainless steel) by weighing the water (several times). The results a
1 cup = 240g
1/2 cup = 120g
1/3 cup = 88g
1/4 cup = 58g
1Tbsp = 12g

It pays to get some good scales and weigh!
Graham



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Old 22-11-2003, 12:09 AM
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Kenneth wrote:

On Fri, 21 Nov 2003 14:12:15 -0800, "H. W. Hans Kuntze"
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=20

So, if you fill a cup with water (or anything that pours like water),=20
that holds 8 ounces of volume, the weight will be 8 ounces.
=20


Huh...?

Water, yes. Other liquids, maybe. Oil floats on water because it is
lighter.

That's why it says water, or anything that pours like water, Kenneth.

Oil _*does not*_ pour like water. Nor does heavy cream. But milk does,=20
or juice, etc.

However, in these small quantities, as are common in household baking,=20
it won't make an Iota of difference, really.

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Old 22-11-2003, 12:34 AM
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On Fri, 21 Nov 2003 16:09:03 -0800, "H. W. Hans Kuntze"
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Oil _*does not*_ pour like water. Nor does heavy cream. But milk does,
or juice, etc.


Hi Hans,

Now I'm with you...

I had misinterpreted your earlier comment to mean anything "liquid."

All the best,

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