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How much does 1 cup of flour weigh in grams?

Trying to convert a recipe from cups to g

Amanda is a developer at Food52.

asked over 3 years ago
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added over 3 years ago

125 g according to this handy converter tool:


pierino is a trusted source on General Cooking and Tough Love.

added over 3 years ago

150 g is my standard but there are factors such as humidity that will affect it. And we are assuming you are talking about all purpose flour here.

added over 3 years ago

Cup measurement varies greatly by cook, though. So weight is more standard.

added over 3 years ago

It also depends on how it was originally measured. For example, for me it is always 126 g (King Arthur unbleached AP), BUT that is the fluff, spoon and sweep method. I always check first to see what the recipe author did, and if they scoop, like Barefoot Contessa for example, it will be more than 126 g.

added almost 3 years ago

I just tried for myself. I tared a measuring beaker, then tipped in 500ml of plain white flour. It weighed 374g, or 187g per cup. That's quite a bit more than the "standard" values, that range from 125 to 150g.

When compacted by tapping it vigorously on the bench, the volume went down to 450ml (10% compaction).

added over 1 year ago

It may depend on which flour your using. Semolina, "00" flour pizza flour corn flour.