Cooking Measurement Equivalents

1 tablespoon (tbsp) = 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)
1 milliliter (ml) = 1 cubic centimeter (cc)
1 inch (in) = 2.54 centimeters (cm)
Source: United States Dept. of Agriculture (USDA).

U.S.–Metric Cooking Conversions

U.S. to Metric

Capacity Weight
1/5 teaspoon 1 milliliter 1 oz 28 grams
1 teaspoon 5 ml 1 pound 454 grams
1 tablespoon 15 ml
1 fluid oz 30 ml
1/5 cup 47 ml
1 cup 237 ml
2 cups (1 pint) 473 ml
4 cups (1 quart) .95 liter
4 quarts (1 gal.) 3.8 liters

Metric to U.S.

Capacity Weight
1 milliliter 1/5 teaspoon 1 gram .035 ounce
5 ml 1 teaspoon 100 grams 3.5 ounces
15 ml 1 tablespoon 500 grams 1.10 pounds
100 ml 3.4 fluid oz 1 kilogram 2.205 pounds
= 35 ounces
240 ml 1 cup
1 liter 34 fluid oz
= 4.2 cups
= 2.1 pints
= 1.06 quarts
= 0.26 gallon

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