Cups to Teaspoons Conversion

US cups to teaspoons table

cup 1/8 1/4 1/2 3/4 1 1.5 2 2.5 3 3.5 4 4.5 5 5.5 6 6.5 7 7.5 8 8.5 9 9.5 10
teaspoon 6 12 24 36 48 72 96 120 144 168 192 216 240 264 288 312 336 360 384 408 432 456 480
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How many teaspoons (tsp) 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 teaspoons, such as US teaspoon, Imperial teaspoon and Metric teaspoon. So, depending on what types of cups and teaspoons are converted, the answer to the question of how many teaspoons in a cup might be different. If you are converting from US cups to teaspoons, then there are 48 teaspoons in a cup.

The Imperial cups are no longer in use today and replaced by the Metric cups, but if you still need to convert from Imperial cups to teaspoons, then there are 48 Imperial teaspoons in an Imperial cup.

In this converter page, the tables and the converter is based on the US Customary cups and teaspoons.

Here is the list of conversion factors from cups to teaspoons:

  • 1 US cup = 48 US teaspoons
  • 1 Metric cup = 50 Metric teaspoon
  • 1 Canadian cup = 46.1164 US teaspoons
  • 1 Imperial cup = 48 Imperial teaspoons

How to convert cups to teaspoons?

To convert from cups to teaspoons (tsp), multiply the cup value by the conversion factor. For example, if converting from US cups to teaspoons, then multiply the cup value by 48.

For example, to find out how many teaspoons there are in 1/4 cup, multiply 48 by 0.25, that makes 1/4 cup is 12 tsp.

US cups to US teaspoons formula

US teaspoon = US cup * 48

What is a Cup?

Cup is a volume unit. The symbol is "c".

Please visit cooking units conversion to convert all cooking units.

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