Convert tablespoon (US) to cup (US)

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.

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.

How to Convert tablespoons to cups

Several techniques are utilized to convert tbsp to cups without operating with internet instruments:

  • Employing a proportion: Usually, 1 cup = 16 tblspn (in the US), but this can vary. If you have tblspn and must understand how numerous cups are, split the digit of tblspn by the correct ratio. For illustration, 6 tbsp to cups = 0.375 cups.
  • Operating volume: Comprehending the matter might assist. Generally, the equivalent of a tablespoon is about 15 milliliters (ml), and the importance of a C is around 240 ml. Then, you are required to separate the magnitude of the tblspn in milliliters by 240 to transform. For the model, 60 ml (4 tablespoons) = 0.25 cup (60 / 240).
To convert tablespoon (US) to cup (US) , the formula is used,
where the tablespoon (US) to cup (US) value is substituted to get the answer from Volume Converter.
1 tablespoon (US)
0.0625 cup (US)
1 cup (US)
16 tablespoon (US)
Example: convert 15 tablespoon (US) to cup (US):
15 tablespoon (US)
0.0625 cup (US)
0.9375 cup (US)

How many tbsp in a cup

Tablespoon to cup is different volume elements. Usually, 1 cup includes 16 tbsp. For illustration, if you must comprehend 6 tablespoons to cups: 6 tablespoons / 16 tablespoons per cup = 0.375 cups.

tablespoon (US)cup (US)
0.01 tablespoon (US)0.000625 cup (US)
0.1 tablespoon (US)0.00625 cup (US)
1 tablespoon (US)0.0625 cup (US)
2 tablespoon (US)0.125 cup (US)
3 tablespoon (US)0.1875 cup (US)
5 tablespoon (US)0.3125 cup (US)
10 tablespoon (US)0.625 cup (US)
20 tablespoon (US)1.25 cup (US)
50 tablespoon (US)3.125 cup (US)
100 tablespoon (US)6.25 cup (US)
1000 tablespoon (US)62.5 cup (US)

Popular Unit Conversions Volume

The most used and popular units of volume conversions are presented for quick and free access.

Convert tablespoon (US) to Other Volume Units