Cups Anyone ?

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  1. Mumma K

    Mumma K Gold Member

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    :D Okay I have a bit of a dilema
    with all this cup of this 1/2 a cup of that etc
    has anyone adapted a way to convert this into uk measures ?
    Please.
     
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  3. Fisherman

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    tbh just went to tescos and for 3 quid in the cooking utensil section they sell metal size cups all joined togeter so you get 1/4 1/3 /1/2 and 1 cup for the cash
     
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    Zimara Yummy mummy to be!

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    It very difficult to convert cups to metic as cups measure volume and we weigh in weight; half a cup of sugar is not the same weight as half a cup of flour.

    Conversion Table for Cooking

    I did the same as fishman and use my cups to measure:)
     
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    The US cup measure is quite large, I always used a standard UK coffee mug Kally.
     
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    I grew up in Canada with cups/tbsp/whatnot, and I find it terribly hard to convert to cooking by weight! Cups seems so much easier (sorry!)

    Jim's idea to use a big coffee mug is perfect (and cheap!)
     
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    Our local poundland do the measuring cups and spoons all together and I find them really simple to use. Faffed about measuring weights before I got them then got fed up. :D
     
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    Oooooh, I'll look for those in Tesco
     
  10. Zimara

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    In case you're wondering my cups are DD's!
     
  11. ClaireCat

    ClaireCat On a mission for boobs!

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    lmao!!! I wish mine were that big, hell even a D cup would suit me.

    Hey, maybe we should all club together and donate money to buy me bigger cups?! hahaha!!!x
     
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    hehe Claire!

    I must admit, since doing Atkins mine have shrunk a bit. I should go and get measured:)
     
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    wont even say anything just make my way to the naughty step with a sly grin on my face
     
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    I have big hands. :D
     
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    big cups Zim LOL
     
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    That naughty bench must be very full now! ;)
     
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    very needs a extension
     
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    Dietkitty Rebel without a calorie

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    I've lost a couple of cups :giggle: but I really don't mind!
     
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    Got my cups today in a big Tesco £3.50. So excited, just need something to fill them with now. Food wise that is before you lot start!! Don't you dare move from that bench ;)
     
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    LOL Always on there
     
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