Cups to Teaspoons Conversion

How many teaspoons in a cup?

Cups to teaspoons (tsp) conversion factors are listed below. To find out how many teaspoons in cups, multiply by the conversion factor or use the converter if converting from US cups to teaspoons.

1 Cup [US] = 48 Teaspoons [US]
1 Cup [Metric] = 50 Teaspoons [Metric]
1 Cup [US] = 39.97 Teaspoons [UK]

For example, to calculate how many teaspoons there are in a quarter (1/4) of a cup, multiply the cup value by the conversion factor, (1/4) * 48 = 12 teaspoons.

Cup is a volume unit and used mostly to measure liquid and bulk, dry foods. There is no international standard for cups but mostly United States customary and metric cups are used. The imperial and Canadian cups are no longer in use and they are replaced by metric cups. The abbreviation is "c".

Teaspoon is a commonly used volume unit in cooking recipes and prescriptions. A teaspoon is 1/3 of a tablespoon. 1 US teaspoon is about 5 ml. or 1/6 of fluid ounces. In US, there are 6 tsp in 1/8 cup, 12 tsp in 1/4 cup, 16 tsp in 1/3 cup, 24 tsp in 1/2 cup, 36 tsp in 3/4 cup and 48 tsp in 1 cup. The abbreviations are "tsp", "ts".

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