How many milliliters (mL) are there in a cup?
There are 236.58 mL in a US cup, 284.1 mL in an imperial cup (UK), 250 mL in a metric cup and 227.3 mL in a Canadian traditional cup.
Please note that, UK and Canada now use the metric cups (250 mL) but if you need the cup to mL conversion from the old recipes, then you may still need the use the capacities from imperial and traditional Canadian cups.
If you would like to compare the cup capacities in fluid ounces please check cups to ounces converter and table page.
How to convert from cups to milliliters (mL)?
To convert from cups to mL, multiply the number of cups "x" by 236.588237 for US, 284.130742 for the imperial system, 250 for the metric system and 227.304594 for the traditional Canadian cup.
For example, to find out how many mL there are in one and a half US cup, multiply 1.5 by 236.588237, that makes 354.88 mL in 1.5 US cups.
Please note that, if you are converting cups from cooking recipes, it might be important to know where this recipe is originated from. For example, for a UK recipe the cup capacity is larger (284.130742 mL) and if you are in US then you may want to convert between these two cups using this cooking units conversion tool the for accurate measurement.
What is a cup?
Cup is a volume unit used to measure the liquid and dry foods. There is no international standard for the cup sizes but mostly US and metric cups are used. 1 US cup is 8 US fluid ounces, 1 imperial cup is 10 imperial fluid ounces, 1 Canadian cup is 8 imperial fluid ounces and 1 metric cup is 250 mL. The abbreviation is "c".
What is a milliliter (mL)?
Milliliter (millilitre) is a volume unit in metric system. 1 mL equals to the volume of 1 cubic centimeter. The abbreviation is "mL".
The list for your reference:
1 US Cup = 236.588237 mL
1 Imperial Cup = 284.130742 mL
1 Metric Cup = 250 mL
1 Canadian Cup [Traditional] = 227.304594 mL