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appears to be a similar concept to what one cup is in United States. Sadly, this is not the case. While the US cup is an imprecise way to measure baking ingredients, the Russian glass is even worse. The cup in the United States is a standardized measurement of volume. When a US baker has to measure a "cup", she doesn't use a cup from the cupboard. ...


Hello dennismv and welcome to Seasoned Advice! This page gives information and history on the faceted glass, so popular in Russia. From what I could glean from other sites your measurements are correct. For use in recipes you would fill to the top of the facets or, as you say, the natural edge. This would be 200 ml. **EDIT Update -- The recipe below, ...

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