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Cooking Conversion Chart

Easily Convert Between Common Culinary Units

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Cooking Conversion Chart
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Cooking Units Conversion Chart

Here's a simple table showing equivalences between common units of culinary measurement. If you're looking to calculate equivalences on the fly, check out this cooking conversion tool.

You might also want to check out this article on how to scale a recipe.

Cooking Conversion Chart

Unit: Equals: Also equals:
1 tsp. 1/6 fl. oz. 1/3 Tbsp.
1 Tbsp. ½ fl. oz. 3 tsp.
1/8 cup 1 fl. oz. 2 Tbsp.
¼ cup 2 fl. oz. 4 Tbsp.
1/3 cup 2¾ fl. oz. ¼ cup plus 4 tsp.
½ cup 4 fl. oz. 8 Tbsp.
1 cup 8 fl. oz. ½ pint
1 pint 16 fl. oz. 2 cups
1 quart 32 fl. oz. 2 pints
1 liter 34 fl. oz. 1 quart plus ¼ cup
1 gallon 128 fl. oz. 4 quarts
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