Cooking Measurements & Equivalents

While I hate measuring everything exactly, this chart does come in handy… especially if your neighbor kid Timmy lost your measuring cup in his sandbox — and you’re stuck with a teaspoon. In that case, I hope you have a lot of free time on your hands.

1 tablespoon (tbs) =
3 teaspoons (tsp)
1/16 cup =
1 tablespoon
1/8 cup =
2 tablespoons
1/6 cup =
2 tablespoons + 2 teaspoons
1/4 cup =
4 tablespoons
1/3 cup =
5 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon
3/8 cup =
6 tablespoons
1/2 cup =
8 tablespoons
2/3 cup =
10 tablespoons + 2 teaspoons
3/4 cup =
12 tablespoons
1 cup =
48 teaspoons
1 cup =
16 tablespoons
8 fluid ounces (fl oz) =
1 cup
1 pint (pt) =
2 cups
1 quart (qt) =
2 pints
4 cups =
1 quart
1 gallon (gal) =
4 quarts
16 ounces (oz) =
1 pound (lb)

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