Most American or American recipes use fluid ounces (oz) to measure cooking liquids. Below is a handy table and graph for calculating how many ounces are in a cup. You can also use the table to convert from oz to ml or from imperial to metric.
oz to ml to cup conversion table
It is important to note that the table below uses the US standard cup when converting ounces to ml.
|Oz||US Standard Cups||milliliters|
|1 fluid ounce||0.125||29,574 ml|
|2 fluid ounces||1/4 cup||59,147 ml|
|3 fluid ounces||0.375||88,721 mL|
|4 fluid ounces||1/2 cup||4 ounces|
|5 fluid ounces||0.625||5 oz|
|6 fluid ounces||3/4 cup||177.44 ml|
|7 fluid ounces||0.875||207.01ml|
|8 fluid ounces||1 cup||8 ounces|
|9 fluid ounces||1.13||266.16ml|
|10 fluid ounces||1.25||295.74ml|
|12 fluid ounces||1 1/2 cups||12 ounces|
|14 fluid ounces||1.75||414.03ml|
|16 fluid ounces||2 cups||473.18ml|
|18 fluid ounces||2.25||532.32ml|
|1.25 pints||2 1/2 cups||591.47ml|
Different cup (unit) sizes in the US
In the United States, two main cup volumes are used:
- Customary Cup – half a liquid pint (236 mL) and is the traditional measure.
- legal cup – used in the United States for nutrition labeling and defined in United States law as 240 ml.
TO cup of coffee in the US, on the other hand, is typically 4 fluid ounces (118 ml), which is made with 5 fluid ounces (148 ml) of water.
Ounces to cups calculator and converter
You can also use this calculator below to convert ounces to cups:
Is 1 ounce the same as 30ml?
Yes, it is a very close approximation. You can use 1 fl. oz. = 30 ml to convert.
How many ounces in a cup?
Eight ounces is equal to one cup.