Use the plastic cup as a measurement in recipes

use plastic cup as a measure in recipes

When you follow a recipe at home and you do not have a meter for liquids, you can use the plastic cup as a measurement in recipes.

The plastic cup standard, the classic white that you put on the table for water is 200 cc.
In terms of liquid, the container contains 200 ml of liquid.
Just follow the recipe and make the proportions.
If, for example, the recipe calls for 100 ml of milk, filled half the glass.

There are also other measures such as cups of 166 cc, 300 cc, 30 cc.

Just remember that cc = ml

Relationship between measures of liquids lt dl cl ml cc

relationship between the measures of liquids

In reading the recipes you will notice that liquids are not always expressed in the same way.
Sometimes in liters, sometimes in dl, or cl, ml or cc.

To put order among these different ways to indicate the same value, you can use this table with the Relationship between measures of liquids.
In a moment you will spend liter in ml or cc to liters, or from cl to ml.

Comparative table of measurements of liquids


lt dl cl ml cc
1 Liter 1 lt 10 dl 100 cl 1000 ml 1000 cc
1/2 of Liter 0,5 lt 5 dl 50 cl 500 ml 500 cc
1/3 of Liter 0,33 lt 3,3 dl 33 cl 330 ml 330 cc
1/4 of Liter 0,25 lt 2,5 dl 25 cl 250 ml 250 cc
1/10 of Liter 0,10 lt 1,0 dl 10 cl 100 ml 100 cc
1/100 of Liter 0,010 lt 0,1 dl 1 cl 10 ml 10 cc