How many cups is 80ml of water?

Every home cook has encountered the Cups to mL conversion dilemma. There’s nothing more annoying than opening up a recipe, only to realise that your measuring cup is missing and your knowledge of Imperial vs Metric is below par. The majority of Australian recipes use mLs or cups as measures of volume but it’s important to be able to convert between the two to measure liquids. So if you’re ever wondering how many mL are in a cup? We’ve got the answers for you below in a handy chart.

Cups to mL Conversion Table

Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and some other Commonwealth Nations employ a “metric cup” of 250 millilitres. For reference, one dessertspoon is the equivalent of two teaspoons.

CupsMillilitres1 cup250 ml3/4 cup190 ml2/3 cup170 ml1/2 cup125 ml1/3 cup80 ml1/4 cup60 ml1 tablespoon20 ml1 teaspoon5 ml

It’s also important to note that the US Standard (imperial) measure of a cup is different to Australia (metric) which is explained further below. American recipes often use ounces (oz) to measure liquids and for that, you can use this handy calculator here.

Cup to mL Calculator

You can also use this handy calculator below to convert cups to millilitres:

Cups to mL Calculator

Cup (unit) Size in the US vs Metric

The United States Cup measurement differs from Australia in that it is traditionally equal to one-half US pint (236.6 ml) or what’s known as a customary cup. However, the cup currently used in the United States for nutrition labelling is defined in United States law as 240 ml. Click here for an Oz to mL to Cup Conversion Table.

General FAQ

How many mL in a cup?

Australia, New Zealand and Canada employ a metric cup of 250 millilitres.

What is a cup (unit)?

The cup is a cooking measurement of volume. It is traditionally equal to one-half US pint (236.6 ml), or an amount between 200 ml and 250 ml in the metric system


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Convert to tbsp, oz, cups, ml, liters, quarts, pints, gallons, etc How big is 80 milliliters? Converting from 80 milliliters to tablespoons, ounces, cups, milliliters, liters, quarts, pints, gallons. What is it? How many? What is 80 milliliters in other units?

There’s nothing worse than pulling out all of the ingredients for your favourite recipe only to realise that your measuring cup is nowhere to be seen. This guide will help you convert liquids from cups to mls.

Metric Cups and Spoons



1 cup


3/4 cup


2/3 cup


1/2 cup


1/3 cup


1/4 cup


1 tablespoon


1 teaspoon


One dessertspoon is the equivalent of two teaspoons. Most Australian recipes use mls or cups as measures but you also may find in American recipes ounces (oz) used to measure liquids.When it comes to metric and imperial volumes use the table below:

Metric to imperial




1 fl oz.


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12 fl oz


14 fl oz


18 fl oz


1.25 pints


1.75 pints

You can also use this page to convert some of your favourite ingredients from grams to cups.

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Is 80ml a third of a cup?

To convert ml to cups, you can take the number of milliliters and divide by 237. So 80 ml divided by 237 approximately equals 1/3 cup. Some measuring cups and measuring spoons also show cooking measurements for fluid ounces.

What is 1/4 a cup in mL?

Volume (liquid)
1/4 cup or 2 fluid ounces
59 ml
1/3 cup
79 ml
1/2 cup
118 ml
2/3 cup
158 ml
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What is the mL of 1/2 cup?

Cups and mL conversion chart.

What is the mL of 1 cup?

How Many mL In A Cup? There are 237 milliliters in a cup.