breakfast cup

breakfast cup
   a unit of liquid volume, used in food recipes in Britain. The breakfastcup is similar to the cup used by Americancooks, except that it is based on British Imperial units. Thus it equals1/2 Imperial pint. This is equivalent to 10 Imperial fluid ounces, 17.339 cubic inches, 1.20 U.S. cup, or about 284 milliliters.This unit is also called a tumblerful.

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