# Does 2 tbsp equal 1 cup?

## Does 2 tbsp equal 1 cup?

The short answer for how many tablespoons are in a cup is 16 tablespoons. So when you need 4 tablespoons, you can use ¼ cup. For 8 tablespoons, use ½ cup. Or for 12 tablespoons use ¾ cup.

## What does 2 tablespoons equal in cups?

Cup and tablespoon conversions

Cups Tablespoons 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

Does 2 tablespoons make 1 4 cup?

Knowing how many tablespoons are in 1/4 cup makes it easy to convert back and forth….How to Convert Tbsp to Cups.

Tablespoons Cups
2 tablespoons ⅛ cup
4 tablespoons ¼ cups
5 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon ⅓ cup
8 tablespoons ½ cup

How many tablespoons does it take to fill a cup?

The United States has its own measurement convention called ‘US cups,’ where 1 cup is equal: 1 US Cup = 236.588 mL. 1 US Cup = 16 US tablespoons (tbsp) 1 US Cup = 15.77 metric tablespoons (United Kingdom, international)

### Why are wet and dry measuring cups different?

There are two main types of measuring cups — dry measuring cups and liquid measuring cups — and it matters which one you use. Dry measuring cups are designed to measure dry ingredients like flour, nuts, and berries, while liquid measuring cups are designed to measure liquids like water, cooking oil, and yogurt.

### How many tablespoons of dry ingredients are in a cup?

Dry Measures

3 teaspoons 1 tablespoon 1/2 ounce
5 1/3 tablespoons 1/3 cup 2.6 fluid ounces
8 tablespoons 1/2 cup 4 ounces
12 tablespoons 3/4 cup 6 ounces
32 tablespoons 2 cups