Ounces To Cups And Other Cooking Conversions

Scaling a recipe up or down? See how many ounces are in a cup (and tablespoons, and liters) so you can convert with confidence.

Ounces To Cups And Other Cooking Conversions | Measuring Cups and Spoons

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1/2 teaspoon30 drops1/6 tablespoon2.5 milliliters
1 teaspoon60 drops1/3 tablespoon5 milliliters


TablespoonsTeaspoonsFluid OuncesMilliliters*
1/2 tablespoon1 1/2 teaspoons1/4 fluid ounce7.5 milliliters
1 tablespoon3 teaspoons1/2 fluid ounce15 milliliters
2 tablespoons1/8 cup1 fluid ounce30 milliliters
3 tablespoons1/6 cup1 1/2 fluid ounces45 milliliters


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CupsTablespoonsFluid OuncesMilliliters*
1/4 cup4 tablespoons2 fluid ounces60 milliliters
1/3 cup5 tbsp. + 1 tsp.2 1/3 fluid ounces80 milliliters
3/8 cup1/4 cup + 2 tbsp.3 fluid ounces90 milliliters
1/2 cup8 tablespoons4 fluid ounces120 milliliters
5/8 cup1/2 cup + 2 tbsp.5 fluid ounces150 milliliters
2/3 cup10 tbsp. + 2 tsp.5 1/3 fluid ounces160 milliliters
3/4 cup12 tablespoons6 fluid ounces177 milliliters
7/8 cup3/4 cup + 2 tbsp.7 fluid ounces207 milliliters
1 cup16 tablespoons8 fluid oz. (1/2 pint)237 milliliters

Pints on up

PintsCupsFluid OuncesLiters*
1 pint2 cups16 fluid ounces.47 liters
1 quart4 cups/2 pints32 fluid ounces.95 liters
1 gallon16 cups/4 quarts128 fluid ounces3.8 liters


*Milliliter and liter measurements are approximate.

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