Measurment Help Please!!!! 3/8 Cup??

Decorating By CanadianCakin Updated 19 Jul 2009 , 5:21am by SugarFrosted

CanadianCakin Posted 18 Jul 2009 , 7:24pm
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Maybe I am more inexperienced in life and baking then I thought but I truely have no idea on this one! I found a recipe that calls for 3/8 Cup?l HOw do I do that I don'e have that measuring there a 1/8 C or something my set doesn't have?
Or does anyone know what I can use to get this amount?

Thanks for any and all help! I totally feel dumb on this one!


8 replies
blue123 Posted 18 Jul 2009 , 7:35pm
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Half of a 1/4 cup measurement is 1/ if you need 3/8 cup....just measure out your 1/4 cup measurment 1 full time and then another measurement of half of that 1/4 cup. icon_confused.gif Hope that makes sense.

sammie192 Posted 18 Jul 2009 , 7:35pm
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hi some measuring set come with an 1/8 and some not. an 1/8 c. is 2Tablespoons half of a 1/4 c. 4 Tablespoons so if you did a 1/8c. and 1/4c. you will have your 3/8 c. OK

CanadianCakin Posted 18 Jul 2009 , 7:47pm
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Ok I totally feel like an idiot!! Thanks for clarifying!!! LOL DUH!! :|

sammie192 Posted 18 Jul 2009 , 8:01pm
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don't feel like that I had to measure for tablespoons to answer. I have brain freeze can't remember half the time this was a good day ( smile) sammie

TexasSugar Posted 19 Jul 2009 , 4:07am
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3/8th is 6 Tablespoons.

I do have an 1/8th measuring cup, but it didn't come in a set, I picked it up somewhere along the way. Pyrex also makes a small measuring class that is marked with teaspoons, tablespoons (up to 10 I think) and oz. I like it for small liquid amounts.

cutthecake Posted 19 Jul 2009 , 4:16am
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1 C =16 T
1/8 C = 2T
3/8 C = 6T

leah_s Posted 19 Jul 2009 , 5:09am
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Or for liquids 3/8 cup = 3 ounces.

SugarFrosted Posted 19 Jul 2009 , 5:21am
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A standard coffee measure is 2 tablespoons = 1/8 cup. I think most of us have at least one of those in the house.

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