Cups to Tablespoons Conversion

How many tablespoons in a cup?

Cups to tablespoons conversion factors are listed below. To find out how many tablespoons in cups, multiply the number of cups by the conversion factor.

1 Cup [US] = 16 Tablespoons [US]
1 Cup [Metric] = 14 Tablespoons [UK]

There are 16 tablespoons in a cup, because from the largest to the smallest units between cup and tablespoon, there are 8 ounces in a cup and 2 tablespoons in an ounce, that makes 8 * 2 = 16 tablespoons in a cup.

Cup is a volume unit and used to measure liquid and dry foods. 1 cup is a half pint in both US customary and imperial measurement systems. The metric cup is 250 mL and 1 US cup is 236.5 mL. The abbreviation is "c".

Tablespoon is a volume unit and 1 US tablespoon is about 15 mL and 1/2 fluid ounces. Australian tablespoons are larger (20 mL). The abbreviation is "tbsp".

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Cups to Tablespoons Conversion Table

CupTablespoonCupTablespoonCupTablespoonCupTablespoon
1/442.75445.25847.75124
1/283485.5888128
3/4123.25525.75928.25132
1163.5566968.5136
1.25203.75606.251008.75140
1.5244646.51049144
1.75284.25686.751089.25148
2324.57271129.5152
2.25364.75767.251169.75156
2.5405807.512010160
Liquid Measuring Cup and Tablespoon Pictures

Liquid Measuring Cup

liquid measuring cup

236.5 mL US liquid measuring cups are usually made of glass or plastic with a handle so that liquid can be poured up to the measurement line without spilling.

Tablespoon

tablespoon

15 mL tablespoon for measuring cooking ingredients