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Keeping question quite simple, I don't know much about measurings, so how many cups make 218 grams, and also when u say for example a cup what should be the size of that cup?

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    218 grams of what, exactly? Flour? Sugar? Rice? Venezuelan Beaver Cheese?
    – GdD
    Apr 15 '20 at 20:30
  • 218 grams of flour
    – Laila
    Apr 15 '20 at 20:36
  • 1 cup of salt weighs 288 grams. Apr 15 '20 at 22:19
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Please follow this table as a reference when converting grams to cups or vice-versa https://www.allrecipes.com/article/cup-to-gram-conversions/

See this link for more information about cups and its standards https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cup_(unit)

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    While this link may answer the question, it is better to include the essential parts of the answer here and provide the link for reference. Link-only answers can become invalid if the linked page changes.
    – unlisted
    Apr 16 '20 at 6:42
  • @Tetsujin Thanks for the tips
    – Croves
    Apr 16 '20 at 18:41
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Grams of what?

Grams is a measure of weight (actually mass, but we'll assume you are cooking on earth).

Cup is a measure of volume.

Different substances have different density, and powdered items like flour can be more or less packed or settled.

To confuse things a bit, in the USA we have ounces (weight) and fluid ounces (volume). When we talk about volume in fluid ounces, a shorthand is to just say ounces.

One cup = 8 (fluid) ounces.

But that 8 fluid ounces can be:

approximately 4.5 ounces of flour, really 120-130 grams, depends on the grind and the sift

approximately 8 ounces of water (that is where fluid ounces came from)

a bit more than 8 ounces butter

etc.

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