Helpful Kitchen Tips from Kitchen Conservatory-Measurement Equivalents

 

Measurements Equivalents

 

Measuring ingredients make or break your recipe! Use this handy chart when you are having trouble translating your recipe's measurements into familiar terms.

 

Measurement

Equivalent

1 teaspoon

1/3 tablespoon, 60 drops

3 teaspoons

1 tablespoon

1/2 tablespoon

1 1/2 teaspoons

1 tablespoon

3 teaspoons or 1/2 fluid ounce

2 tablespoons

1/8 cup or 1 fluid ounce

3 tablespoons

1 1/2 fluid ounce or 1 jigger

4 tablespoons

1/4 cup or 2 fluid ounces

5 1/3 tablespoons

1/3 cup or 5 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon

8 tablespoons

1/2 cup or 4 fluid ounces

10 2/3 tablespoons

2/3 cup or 10 tablespoons + 2 teaspoons

12 tablespoons

3/4 cup or 6 fluid ounces

16 tablespoons

1 cup or 8 fluid ounces or 1/2 pint

3/8 cup

1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons

5/8 cup

1/2 cup + 2 tablespoons

7/8 cup

3/4 cup + 2 tablespoons

2 cups

1 pint or 16 fluid ounces

1 quart

2 pints or 4 cups or 32 fluid ounces

1 gallon

4 quarts or 8 pints or 16 cups or 128 fluid ounces

 

 


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