US to Metric Conversion Help

Spoons by Karina Allrich


Here are some measurement equivalents to help you with US measures and conversions.

US Teaspoons and Tablespoons and Cups

1 cup = 8 oz. (236.6 milliliters) or UK 3/4 cup plus 2 dessert spoons

1 teaspoon = 1/6 oz. (4.929 milliliters) or UK 3/4 teaspoon (slightly rounded)
1 tablespoon = 3 teaspoons (14.79 milliliters) or UK 2 1/2 teaspoons

2 tablespoons = 1/8 cup
4 tablespoons = 1/4 cup

16 tablespoons = 1 cup
48 teaspoons = 1 cup

1/3 cup = 5 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon- or UK 1/3 cup plus 2 dessert spoons
2/3 cup = 10 tablespoons + 2 teaspoons
3/4 cup = 12 tablespoons- or UK 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons
3/8 cup = 6 tablespoons

1 metric teaspoon = slightly rounded US teaspoon
1 metric tablespoon = 1.2 US tablespoons

US Ounces and Pounds

1 pound equals 16 oz.
1 US cup equals 8 oz.
1 US teaspoon equals 1/6 oz.
1 US tablespoon equals .5 ounce
1 US fluid ounce equals 1 oz.

US Liquid/Fluid

8 fluid oz. equal 1 cup
2 cups equal 1 pint
2 pints equal 1 quart
4 cups equal 1 quart

1 fluid US ounce equals 29.57 milliliters

How to convert ounces into grams:

Multiply fluid ounces by 29.57
Multiply dry ounces by 28.35

1 stick of US butter is 113 grams

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