How much does a cup of sugar weigh?

How much does a cup of sugar weigh? The answer to this question is primarily useful in the kitchen. In many recipes, especially for desserts, a cup of sugar is listed as an ingredient and a way to measure the amount of sugar.

## How much does a cup of sugar weigh?

It’s worth noting that different cups have different capacities, and sometimes we are unsure if our cup is the same as the one the recipe author had in mind. Another way to measure the required amount is by weighing the sugar.

**A standard cup is often considered to be a vessel with a capacity of 250 ml. A cup of sugar, with a capacity of 250 ml, weighs approximately 215 grams**. Of course, we provide the weight of the sugar alone, without considering the container. A smaller cup of sugar, with a 200 ml capacity, will weigh around 170 grams.

The ratio of volume to weight of sugar, converting milliliters to grams, is approximately: 1 ml ~ 0.85 grams.

### How many calories (kcal) does a cup of sugar have?

As an interesting fact, we will also provide information on how many calories a cup of sugar contains. White sugar has 387 kcal in 100 grams. If a cup of sugar with a capacity of 250 ml weighs 215 grams, then it contains a whopping 832 calories.


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