Whether it's for baking bread, or any type of baking, accuracy is important. Here I show you how to measure flour for baking, and quick conversions to have on hand when preparing my recipes or any other recipe.
How to measure correctly
- Cups, tablespoons and teaspoons are standard measurements. If you don't have one, purchase a measuring set.
- When measuring flour by cups or tablespoons, do not squeeze or compact it, fill the cup, and then level it flush with a knife.
- If the recipe only mentions weight measurements (pounds, grams, ounces, kilograms, etc.), it is always preferable to weigh. You can use the conversions below, but this may affect the result.
How to measure flour by cups
Quick conversion tables
Remember that conversions are never exact, especially when converting from one type of measurement to another (weight to volume, for example).
|1 kilogram||2.2 pounds|
|1 pound||0.45 kilograms|
|1 pound||16 ounces|
|1 teaspoon||⅓ tablespoon|
|To convert from kilogram to libras||multiply by 2.2046|
|To convert from pounds to kilogram||multiply by 0.4536|
|Flour quantity||Equals to|
|1 kilogram||2.2 pound|
|1 pound||0.45 kilogram|
|1 pound||16 ounces|
|½ cup||2.4 ounces|
|½ cup||68 grams|
|1 cup||4.8 ounces|
|1 cup||136 grams|
|2 cup||9.6 ounces|
|2 cup||272 grams|
How many cups are in a pound of flour?
1 pound of all-purpose flour is about 3 ⅓ cups of flour.
How many cups are 500 grams of flour?
500 grams of flour is about 4 cups of flour.
2 pounds of flour in cups?
2 pounds of flour equals approximately 6 ⅔ cups.
How many ounces is 1 cup of flour?
1 cup of flour equals approximately 4.15 ounces.
How many tablespoons are in an ounce of flour?
One ounce of flour equals approximately 3.63 tablespoons.
½ kilo of flour in cups?
½ kilo of flour contains approximately 4 cups.
How many grams are in a cup of flour?
There are approximately 136 grams in one cup of flour.
1 kilo of flour in cups?
1 kilo of flour equals approximately 8 cups.
How much is ¾ cups of flour?
¾ cup of flour equals approximately 3.11 ounces, or 88 grams.
Originally published on February 20, 2005