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Common Measurements
More Common Measurements
Volume and Weight Equivalents Chart
Here you will find a handy guide for converting common cooking measurements as well as Volume and Weight equivalents in UK, US and metric.
Common Measurements ^top
MeasuredEquivalent
1 tsp. = 1.00 Teaspoons
= 0.33 Tablespoons
= 0.02 Cups
= 0.01 Quarts
1 Tbsp.= 3.00 Teaspoons
= 1.00 Tablespoons
= 0.06 Cups
= 0.02 Quarts
1 cup= 16.00 Tablespoons
= 1.00 Cups
= 0.25 Quarts
= 0.06 Gallons
1 gal.= 256.00 Tablespoons
= 16.00 Cups
= 4.00 Quarts
= 1.00 Gallons
More Common Measurements ^top
MeasuredEquivalent
A few grains/pinch/dash, etc. (dry)= Less than 1/8 tsp
A dash (liquid)= A few drops
3 teaspoons= 1 tablespoon
½ tablespoon= 1-1/2 teaspoons
1 tablespoon= 3 teaspoons
2 tablespoons= 1 fluid ounce
4 tablespoons= ¼ cup
5-1/3 tablespoons= 1/3 cup
8 tablespoons= ½ cup
8 tablespoons= 4 fluid ounces
10-2/3 tablespoons= 2/3 cup
12 tablespoons= ¾ cup
16 tablespoons= 1 cup
16 tablespoons= 8 fluid ounces
1/8 cup= 2 tablespoons
¼ cup= 4 tablespoons
¼ cup= 2 fluid ounces
1/3 cup= 5 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon
½ cup= 8 tablespoons
1 cup= 16 tablespoons
1 cup= 8 fluid ounces
1 cup= ½ pint
2 cups= 1 pint
2 pints= 1 quart
4 quarts (liquid)= 1 gallon
8 quarts (dry)= 1 peck
4 pecks (dry)= 1 bushel
1 kilogram= approximately 2 pounds
1 liter= approximately 4 cups or 1 quart
Volume and Weight Equivalents Chart ^top
VolumeUSUKMetric
1 teaspoon (US) 1/6 ounce 5/6 teaspoon 4.929 milliliters
1 tablespoon (US) 0.5 ounce 5/6 tablespoon 14.79 milliliters
1 fluid ounce (US) 1 ounce 1.041 ounces 29.57 milliliters
1 gill (US) 4 ounces 5/6 gill 118 milliliters
1 cup (US) 8 ounces 5/6 breakfast cup 236.6 milliliters
1 pint (US) 16 ounces 5/6 pint 473.2 milliliters
1 quart (US) 32 ounces 5/6 quart 946.3 milliliters
1 gallon (US) 128 ounces 5/6 gallon 3.785 liters
1 cubic inch 0.5541 ounces 0.5767 ounce 16.387 milliliters
1 teaspoon (UK) 1.2 teaspoons 0.2083 ounce 6.16 milliliters
1 dessert spoon (UK) 2.4 teaspoons 0.4167 ounce 12.32 milliliters
1 tablespoon (UK) 1.2 tablespoons 0.625 ounce 18.48 milliliters
1 fluid ounce (UK) 0.96076 ounces 1 ounce 28.4 milliliters
1 gill (UK) 1.2 gills 5 ounces 142 milliliters
1 breakfast cup (UK) 1.2 cups 10 ounces 284 milliliters
1 pint (UK) 1.2 pints 20 ounces 568 milliliters
1 quart (UK) 1.2 quarts 40 ounces 1.136 liters
1 gallon (UK) 1.2 gallons 160 ounces 4.546 liters
1 milliliter 0.203 teaspoon 0.169 teaspoon l milliliter
1 centiliter 2.03 teaspoons 1.69 teaspoons 10 milliliters
1 deciliter 0.423 cup 0.352 cup 100 milliliters
1 liter 1.057 quarts 0.8806 quart 1000 milliliters
1 teaspoon (metric) 1.014 teaspoons

 




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