Let’s say that you are watching a cooking recipe and the chef asks you to add 1/4th cup of an ingredient. Now as you are rooting around your kitchen drawers you realize you don’t have a 1/4 measuring cup. But you do have a tablespoon. so how many tablespoons in 1/4 Cup?
To make this a little easy to remember, just know that:
- 1 cup holds 16 tablespoons.
- 1/2 cup equals 8 tablespoons
- 1/4 cup equals 4 tablespoons
So, there are 4 tablespoons in ¼ cup.
Keep this procedure in mind the next time you need to convert tablespoons to cups. Whether you need to divide a recipe in half, double it, or are just curious about conversions, we’ve got you covered.
Wet and dry cups, as well as wet and dry tablespoons and teaspoons, are measured the same. It’s critical to use a liquid measuring cup when measuring wet materials. While the amount you’re measuring is the same as it would be if it were dry, a liquid measuring cup helps you to get to the desired measurement without spilling anything.
So now that you understand how many tablespoons in 1/4 Cup, there are plenty more conversions that can help you be more efficient in the kitchen!
|1 cup||16 tablespoons|
|¾ cup||12 tablespoons|
|⅔ cup||10 tablespoons + 2 teaspoons|
|½ cup||8 tablespoons|
|⅓ cup||5 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon|
|¼ cup||4 tablespoons|
|⅙ cup||2 tablespoons + 2 teaspoons.|
|⅛ cup||2 tablespoons|
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