In this conversion page, the tables and the converter are based on the US cups and tablespoons.
How many tablespoons (tbsp) in a cup?
There are a few commonly accepted sizes for cups such as US cup, Metric cup, Imperial cup and the Canadian cup. There are different sizes of tablespoons, such as US tablespoon, Imperial tablespoon and Metric tablespoon. So, depending on what types of cups and tablespoons are converted, the answer to the question of how many tablespoons in a cup might be different. If you are converting from US cups to tablespoons, then there are 16 tablespoons in a cup.
The list of conversion factors from cups to tablespoons:
- 1 US cup = 16 US tablespoons
- 1 Metric cup = 16.6667 Metric tablespoon
- 1 Canadian cup = 15.37215 US tablespoons
- 1 Imperial cup = 16 Imperial tablespoons
How to convert US cups to tablespoons?
There are 16 tablespoons in a cup. To convert cups to tablespoons (tbsp), multiply the cup value by 16.
For example, to find out how many tablespoons there are in 1/4 cup, multiply 16 by 0.25, that makes 4 tablespoons in 1/4 cup.
cups to tablespoons formula
tablespoon = cup * 16
Common conversions from US cups to tablespoons (tbsp):
- 1/4 cup = 4 tbsp
- 1/2 cup = 8 tbsp
- 3/4 cup = 12 tbsp
- 1 cup = 16 tbsp
- 1.5 cups = 24 tbsp
- 2 cups = 32 tbsp
- 4 cups = 64 tbsp
To convert between Australian cups and tablespoons, please visit Australian cups to tablespoons converter.
What is a Cup?
Cup is a volume unit. 1 US cup = 16 US tablespoons. 1 Metric cup = 16.6667 Metric tablespoons. 1 Canadian cup = 15.37215 US tablespoons. 1 Imperial cup = 16 Imperial tablespoons. The symbol is "c".
Please visit cooking units conversion to convert all cooking units.