How to Convert Cups (US) to Tablespoons (cups to tbsp)?
To convert cups to tablespoons, simply multiply the number of cups by 16. For example, if you have 4 cups, then you would multiply 4 x 16 = 64 tablespoons. cups to tablespoons conversion could be done using the following conversion factor:
1 cup = 16 tablespoons.
Above conversion factor could be used to convert any number of cups to tablespoons, simply multiplying the number of cups by 16.
For example, if you have 2 cups, you would multiply 2 x 16 = 32 tablespoons.
Why Cups to Tablespoons Conversion Required?
Cups to tablespoons conversion is useful in cooking and baking when a recipe calls for measurements in one unit but you only have measuring tools for another one. Conversion is mostly useful when adjusting the serving size of a recipe or when converting a recipe from imperial to metric measurements. Cups to tablespoons conversion is widely used in the countries like- United States, United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia, where imperial system of measurement is followed. It is mostly used in the traditional recipes/ recipes that originates from these countries. In other words we can say- where imperial measurements system is used or people cook from recipes from these countries, Cups to tablespoons conversion is used.
Cup to Tablespoon Conversion Table
|1 cup||16 tablespoons||8 fluid ounces|
|3/4 cup||12 tablespoons||6 fluid ounces|
|2/3 cup||10 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons||4 ⅔ fluid ounces|
|1/2 cup||8 tablespoons||4 fluid ounces|
|1/3 cup||5 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon||2 ⅓ fluid ounces|
|1/4 cup||4 tablespoons||2 fluid ounces|
|1/6 cup||2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons||1 ⅓ fluid ounce|
|1/8 cup||2 tablespoons||1 fluid ounce|
|1/16 cup||1 tablespoon||½ fluid ounce|
|1 tablespoon = 3 teaspoons|
Cups to Tablespoons Conversion FAQ’s
How many tablespoons are there in 1/2 cup?
There are 8 tablespoons in 1/2 cup.
How many tablespoons are there in 1 cup?
There are 16 tablespoons in 1 cup.
How many tablespoons of butter in a cup?
There are 16 tablespoons of butter in a cup.
How many tbsp are there in 1/2 cup butter?
There are 8 tbsp in 1/2 cup butter.