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grams to cups

Postby bttrflygddss » Mon Sep 12, 2005 8:52 pm

i need the conversion for -125g flour(all purpose)
-125g sugar
-100g powder sugar
-25g sugar ------- into cups
bttrflygddss
 

Re: grams to cups

Postby Guest » Mon Sep 12, 2005 9:48 pm

bttrflygddss wrote:i need the conversion for -125g flour(all purpose)
-125g sugar
-100g powder sugar
-25g sugar ------- into cups


The best way to find equivalents is to use the USDA database. It will give you nutritional information for an ingredient stated in both grams and customary equivalent.
http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/foodcomp/search/

As an example, 1 cup of granulated sugar is 200 g.
Form a ratio to convert other quantities
125 g sugar x 1 cup sugar/200 g sugar = 0.625 cups sugar.

Unfortunately, this a decimal, not the common fractions usually used. However, it is 5/8 cup of sugar or five ounces (or 1/2 cup + 2 tablespoons.)

The conversion of a decimal to a common fraction is very annoying. If you plan a lot of metric cooking, you may want to get a scale and weigh the ingredients in grams.

All purpose flour is 1 cup = 125 g
Powdered sugar has two values.
1 cup = 100 g sifted, or 120 g unsifted

I'll leave conversion of the recipe amounts as an exercise.
Guest
 

Re: grams to cups

Postby Guest » Wed Sep 28, 2005 7:59 am

bttrflygddss wrote:i need the conversion for -125g flour(all purpose)
-125g sugar
-100g powder sugar
-25g sugar ------- into cups
Guest
 


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