Measurement Conversions

Dash, smidge or pinch = about ¼ teaspoon
3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon
2 tablespoons = 1/8 cup or 1 fl. Ounce
4 tablespoons = ¼ cup or 2 fl. ounces
5 1/3 tablespoons = 1/3 cup
8 tablespoons = ½ cup or 4 ounces
10 2/3 tablespoons = 2/3 cup
12 tablespoons = ¾ cup or 6 ounces
16 tablespoons = 1 cup
2 cups = 1 pint
2 pints = 1 quart
4 quarts = 1 gallon

¼ cup = 2.5 ounces
½ cup = 5 ounces
½ pint or 1 cup = 8 ounces
1 pint or 2 cups = 20 ounces
1 quart = 40 ounces

Measurement Abbreviations

  • T. or Tbsp = tablespoon
  • t. or tsp. = teaspoon
  • C = cup
  • pt. = pint
  • qt. = quart
  • oz. = ounce
  • lb. = pound
  • pkg. = package