# How Many Cups in an Ounce?

Have you ever come across this question, how many cups are there in an ounce?

This is one of the most commonly asked questions among people. Maybe it is for cooking necessities or something else; comparison between an ounce and a cup is a knowledge you’ll need from time to time.

The question is a bit complicated because the cup measurement is bigger than the ounce measurement. The cup is a US-based unit of measurement, whereas the ounce is a British unit of measurement.

Both cups and ounces can be used for liquid and dry measurements.

In the case of liquid measurements,

• 1 ounce of liquid= 0.125 cups of liquid.

It’s much easier to convert a cup to an ounce because an ounce is smaller than the cup.

• 1 cup of liquid= 8 ounces of liquid.

To put it in simple words, you have to divide the ounce number by 8 to find out the measurement in ounces. For an easier understanding look at the table below-

OunceCup10.12520.2530.37540.550.62560.7570.87581

Please note that these are only applicable to liquid ingredients. In the case of dry ingredients, the weight can differ from one another.

For example, one ounce of flour and one ounce of chocolate weigh different from one another because of the density of the ingredients.

Sometimes it’s better to have a minimum idea about how much of an ingredient is indicated by a particular unit of measurement. So even if you don’t be able to measure the perfect amount, you can guess how much of an ingredient you’re supposed to use.

If it’s too much trouble to remember the conversion, you can simply write it on a piece of paper and stick it to your refrigerator or on a kitchen cabinet.

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