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Synonyms for cupful

the quantity a cup will hold


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Add a cupful of these petals to salads, or pick the unopened flower buds, boil for three minutes and add to salads.
A portion is equal to: One apple, banana or orange; One slice of a large fruit (such as a pineapple of melon); Two pieces of smaller fruit (such as kiwi or plum); One cupful of raspberries, strawberries or grapes; Three tablespoons of fresh fruit salad, stewed or canned fruit; One tablespoon of dried fruit; One small glass of fruit juice (only one glass counts, no matter how much you drink a day);
1 cupful fresh finely sliced mixed red, green and yellow peppers
A cupful of crushed ice300 ml (10 fl oz) skimmed milk1 Ripe banana1 Tablespoon (15 ml) clear honey25 g (1 oz) ground almonds
25g/1oz fresh basil cupful Tomato concasse (fresh tomatoes skinned, de-seeded and diced)
You have to be clever to carry a cupful of anything more than two steps without spilling it.
This week Record Recruitment looks at three very different Scots companies aiming to serve up success by the cupful.
ONE portion of fruit or vegetables equals 80g or any of these: # 1 apple, banana, pear, orange or other similar sized fruit # 2 plums or similar sized fruit # Half a grapefruit or avocado # 1 slice of large fruit, such as melon or pineapple # 3 heaped tablespoons of vegetables (raw, cooked, frozen or canned) # 3 heaped tablespoons of beans and pulses # 3 heaped tablespoons of fruit salad (fresh or canned in fruit juice) or stewed fruit # 1 heaped tablespoon of dried fruit (such as raisins and apricots) # 1 cupful of grapes, cherries or berries # a dessert bowl of salad # a glass (150ml) of fruit juice (however much you drink, fruit juice counts as a maximum of one portion a day)
Now add a breakfast cupful of white sauce or cheese sauce.
For the ultimate breakfast timesaver, soak two cupfuls of porridge oats in one cupful of semiskimmed milk, add one carton of natural yoghurt and a full tablespoon of honey.
1 Cupful of chopped mixed fresh herbs, perhaps a mixture of parsley, chervil, chives, basil and sage.
6 Hunchback (I got him from a circus, and he does 500 yards to the cupful of popcorn).