Use this grams to cups converter for easy conversions. Place your grams value in the blank space, and the calculator will automatically show the equivalent in cups. Or make the calculations yourself with the grams-to-cups formula.
How Many Grams in a Cup?
Grams to Cups Converter (g to cups)
Type a value in the Grams field to convert the value to Cups:
It is difficult to convert grams to cups because a gram is a metric measure of mass, while a cup is used to measure liquid. The exact amount of grams in a cup will vary from ingredient to ingredient.
If you need an exact measurement, it is best to stick to grams and use a kitchen scale to measure exactly. If your recipe is okay with approximate measurements, then you can use a grams-to-cup conversion.
There are 237 grams in a cup of thin liquid (like water or milk). Multiply the number of cups you need by 237 to determine the equivalent amount of grams. If you’re going from grams to cups, the simplest way to convert is to divide by 237.
To convert cups to grams, you need to multiply by 237.
Grams = cups X 237.
To convert grams to cups, divide by 237.
For a light solid, such as flour or powdered sugar, one cup is about 120 grams. Multiply the number of cups you need by 120 to determine the equivalent amount of grams. If you’re going from grams to cups, the simplest way to convert is to divide by 120.
To convert cups to grams, you need to multiply by 120.
Grams = cups X 120.
To convert grams to cups, divide by 120.
Conversion Table Between Grams and Cups for Liquids
|75g||⅓ cup (approximately)|
|100g||0. 42 cups|
|300g||1 and ¼ cup|
|400g||1 and ⅔ cup|
|600g||2 and ½ cups|
Conversion Table Between Grams and Cups (Light Solids)
|150g||1 and ¼ cups|
|200g||1 and ⅔ cups|
|300g||2 and ½ cups|
|400g||3 and ⅓ cups|
|450g||3 and ¾ cups|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is 50 grams equal to ¼ cup?
50 grams will have a different measurement depending on the ingredient you are measuring. For thin liquids like water, there are 59 grams in ¼ cup. For solid ingredients like flour, there are only 31 grams in ¼ cup.
What is 100 grams in cups?
100 grams in cup measurement will depend on the ingredient you are measuring. For a liquid like water, 100 grams is 0.42 cups. There are 100 grams in 0.83 cups for a solid ingredient like flour.
How many cups are 50 grams of sugar?
50 grams of granulated sugar in cups is about ¼ cup. For powdered sugar, 50g is about 0.42 cups.
Can you convert grams to cups when baking?
If you are baking something, it is best to use a scale and keep all the measurements of grams in grams. Baking is more precise than other types of cooking, and converting from grams to cups can result in approximations which may cause your recipe not to turn out as expected.