Convert cup (US) to tablespoon (US)

What is a cup?

Among non-systematic units for volume evaluation, there is such an interesting option as cups. They are most often utilized in cooking and recipes. It may be convenient to measure the volume of some product with a cup. In addition, there is no need to be very accurate and precise in the amount required.

However, there is a trick with cups due to some cultural and traditional differences. Thus, there are at least four different values for this unit, namely:

  • European or metric corresponds to 250 ml;
  • American or cup (US) ranges from 237 to 240 ml;
  • English is equal to 284 ml;
  • Japanese is only 200 ml.

Altogether, we observe quite a big difference in 50 ml between Japanese and European cups and this can be crucial for the recipe. Furthermore, products with different grinding will differ in their values, both in volume and mass. That is why it is better always to check which cup was mentioned in the recipe.

What is a tablespoon?

The term tablespoon is utilized in medicine and cooking for measuring weight or volume. This happens due to the fact that it is difficult to accurately measure a small amount (up to 50 grams) of bulk or liquid products required in these areas.

Thus, one may encounter tbsp in recipes. In this case, keep in mind that different regions have adopted various capacities of a tablespoon, namely the volume can be as follows:

  • In European countries it is taken as 18 ml;
  • In the USA, Canada and New Zealand, 1 tablespoon is defined as 15 ml as it equals ½ US liquid ounce, which means approximately 14.787 ml;
  • In Australia, it corresponds to 20 ml.

If there is a need to find out the meaning of one tablespoon in relation to the weight in grams, you have to consult the corresponding tables that contain lists of various ingredients.

How to Convert cups to tablespoons

Straightforward mathematical procedures and modification aspects might be utilized to convert cup to tbsp:

  • Employing the instructions: Generally, 1 cup to tbsp = 16 tablespoons.. Operate the subsequent recipe: Tablespoons = Cups * 16.
  • Sing division: If you want to figure the digit of tablespoons in your head quickly, divide the number of cups by 0.0625 (1/16). For illustration: 1/3 cup to tbsp - to (1/3) * 16 tablespoons.Transformation Plains: In recipes and cuisine aids, you'll frequently encounter plains that show the resemblance among cups and tablespoons for various components.
To convert cup (US) to tablespoon (US), the formula is used,
Tbsp = Cups * 16
where the cup (US) to tablespoon (US) value is substituted to get the answer from Volume Converter.
1 cup (US)
=
16 tablespoon (US)
1 tablespoon (US)
=
0.0625 cup (US)
Example: convert 15 cup (US) to tablespoon (US):
15 cup (US)
=
15
x
16 tablespoon (US)
=
240 tablespoon (US)

How many cup in a tbsp

Cup to tablespoon are various elements of importance. Usually, 1 cup = 16 tablespoons. For illustration, keeping 4 tablespoons would be 1/4 cup since 4 / 16 = 1/4.

cup (US) tablespoon (US)
0.01 cup (US)0.16 tablespoon (US)
0.1 cup (US)1.6 tablespoon (US)
1 cup (US)16 tablespoon (US)
2 cup (US)32 tablespoon (US)
3 cup (US)48 tablespoon (US)
5 cup (US)80 tablespoon (US)
10 cup (US)160 tablespoon (US)
20 cup (US)320 tablespoon (US)
50 cup (US)800 tablespoon (US)
100 cup (US)1600 tablespoon (US)
1000 cup (US)16000 tablespoon (US)

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