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# How can I measure a cup without a measuring cup?

Michaela Harris
BA, Contributor

Use an object as a reference point.
1. A teaspoon is about the size of the tip of your finger.
2. A tablespoon is about the size of an ice cube.
3. 1/4 cup is about the size of a large egg.
4. 1/2 cup is about the size of a tennis ball.
5. A full cup is about the size of a baseball, an apple or a fist.

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