Grams to Teaspoons Conversion Calculator
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How to Convert Grams to Teaspoons
Since grams are a unit of mass and teaspoons are a unit of volume, which are different physical quantities, we need to know one more physical quantity of the ingredient or substance to convert between them. In this case, we need to account for the density of the substance whenever we do a conversion.
Therefore, to convert between grams and teaspoons of an ingredient or substance, we must either multiply or divide by its density, depending on which direction we are performing the conversion.
Grams to Teaspoons Formula
To convert a measurement in grams to teaspoons, divide the weight by the density of the ingredient or material. Note that in order for this to work, the density must be in grams per teaspoon (g/tsp).
If the density is given in grams per milliliter (g/mL), then first multiply the density by 4.9289 to convert to g/tsp.
For a density given in g/mL, you can use this simple formula to convert:
Thus, the volume in teaspoons is equal to the weight in grams divided by 4.9289 times the density (in g/mL) of the ingredient, substance, or material.
When to Convert Grams to Teaspoons
Grams and teaspoons are both commonly used to measure cooking ingredients.
For cooking applications, most chefs suggest measuring dry ingredients by weight rather than volume to improve accuracy in the measurements. The density of dry ingredients can vary for a variety of reasons, such as compaction and clumping.
The best way to ensure an accurate conversion is to use a scale. When a scale is not available, a calculator like the one above is a good way to estimate the weight to volume conversion.
Another useful application of weight and volume conversions is chemistry. When performing chemical reactions by combining separate chemicals to produce a new chemical, one must know the exact amount of each chemical to add in order to maximize the yield of the reaction.
It is common to mix powdered chemicals with liquid, or aqueous, chemicals, and this is where it becomes very useful to convert between weights and volumes.
Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.
What is a Gram?
The gram, or gramme, is an SI unit of mass in the metric system. Grams can be abbreviated as g; for example, 1 gram can be written as 1 g.
A gram is frequently referred to as a unit of weight. While technically, a gram is a measure of mass, and weight is actually a measure of force, the two are equivalent as long as we are performing our calculations on Earth.
For example, an object with a mass of 1 gram weighs 1 gram on Earth, but only weighs one-sixth of that on the moon, yet still has the same mass.
Learn more about grams.
What is a Teaspoon?
The teaspoon is a unit of volume equal to 1/3 of a tablespoon or 1/6 of a fluid ounce. One teaspoon is equal to approximately 4.929 milliliters, but in nutrition labeling, one teaspoon is equal to exactly 5 milliliters.
The teaspoon is a US customary unit of volume. Teaspoons can be abbreviated as tsp, and are also sometimes abbreviated as t, ts, or tspn. For example, 1 teaspoon can be written as 1 tsp, 1 t, 1 ts, or 1 tspn.
Learn more about teaspoons.
Gram to Teaspoon Conversion Table
|Weight in Grams:||Volume in Teaspoons of:|
|Water||Milk||Cooking Oil||All Purpose Flour||Granulated Sugar|
|1 g||0.202884 tsp||0.196975 tsp||0.23055 tsp||0.383524 tsp||0.24 tsp|
|2 g||0.405768 tsp||0.39395 tsp||0.4611 tsp||0.767048 tsp||0.48 tsp|
|3 g||0.608652 tsp||0.590925 tsp||0.69165 tsp||1.1506 tsp||0.72 tsp|
|4 g||0.811537 tsp||0.7879 tsp||0.922201 tsp||1.5341 tsp||0.96 tsp|
|5 g||1.0144 tsp||0.984874 tsp||1.1528 tsp||1.9176 tsp||1.2 tsp|
|6 g||1.2173 tsp||1.1818 tsp||1.3833 tsp||2.3011 tsp||1.44 tsp|
|7 g||1.4202 tsp||1.3788 tsp||1.6139 tsp||2.6847 tsp||1.68 tsp|
|8 g||1.6231 tsp||1.5758 tsp||1.8444 tsp||3.0682 tsp||1.92 tsp|
|9 g||1.826 tsp||1.7728 tsp||2.075 tsp||3.4517 tsp||2.16 tsp|
|10 g||2.0288 tsp||1.9697 tsp||2.3055 tsp||3.8352 tsp||2.4 tsp|
|11 g||2.2317 tsp||2.1667 tsp||2.5361 tsp||4.2188 tsp||2.64 tsp|
|12 g||2.4346 tsp||2.3637 tsp||2.7666 tsp||4.6023 tsp||2.88 tsp|
|13 g||2.6375 tsp||2.5607 tsp||2.9972 tsp||4.9858 tsp||3.12 tsp|
|14 g||2.8404 tsp||2.7576 tsp||3.2277 tsp||5.3693 tsp||3.36 tsp|
|15 g||3.0433 tsp||2.9546 tsp||3.4583 tsp||5.7529 tsp||3.6 tsp|
|16 g||3.2461 tsp||3.1516 tsp||3.6888 tsp||6.1364 tsp||3.84 tsp|
|17 g||3.449 tsp||3.3486 tsp||3.9194 tsp||6.5199 tsp||4.08 tsp|
|18 g||3.6519 tsp||3.5455 tsp||4.1499 tsp||6.9034 tsp||4.32 tsp|
|19 g||3.8548 tsp||3.7425 tsp||4.3805 tsp||7.287 tsp||4.56 tsp|
|20 g||4.0577 tsp||3.9395 tsp||4.611 tsp||7.6705 tsp||4.8 tsp|
|21 g||4.2606 tsp||4.1365 tsp||4.8416 tsp||8.054 tsp||5.04 tsp|
|22 g||4.4635 tsp||4.3334 tsp||5.0721 tsp||8.4375 tsp||5.28 tsp|
|23 g||4.6663 tsp||4.5304 tsp||5.3027 tsp||8.821 tsp||5.52 tsp|
|24 g||4.8692 tsp||4.7274 tsp||5.5332 tsp||9.2046 tsp||5.76 tsp|
|25 g||5.0721 tsp||4.9244 tsp||5.7638 tsp||9.5881 tsp||6 tsp|
|26 g||5.275 tsp||5.1213 tsp||5.9943 tsp||9.9716 tsp||6.24 tsp|
|27 g||5.4779 tsp||5.3183 tsp||6.2249 tsp||10.36 tsp||6.48 tsp|
|28 g||5.6808 tsp||5.5153 tsp||6.4554 tsp||10.74 tsp||6.72 tsp|
|29 g||5.8836 tsp||5.7123 tsp||6.686 tsp||11.12 tsp||6.96 tsp|
|30 g||6.0865 tsp||5.9092 tsp||6.9165 tsp||11.51 tsp||7.2 tsp|
|31 g||6.2894 tsp||6.1062 tsp||7.1471 tsp||11.89 tsp||7.44 tsp|
|32 g||6.4923 tsp||6.3032 tsp||7.3776 tsp||12.27 tsp||7.68 tsp|
|33 g||6.6952 tsp||6.5002 tsp||7.6082 tsp||12.66 tsp||7.92 tsp|
|34 g||6.8981 tsp||6.6971 tsp||7.8387 tsp||13.04 tsp||8.16 tsp|
|35 g||7.1009 tsp||6.8941 tsp||8.0693 tsp||13.42 tsp||8.4 tsp|
|36 g||7.3038 tsp||7.0911 tsp||8.2998 tsp||13.81 tsp||8.64 tsp|
|37 g||7.5067 tsp||7.2881 tsp||8.5304 tsp||14.19 tsp||8.88 tsp|
|38 g||7.7096 tsp||7.485 tsp||8.7609 tsp||14.57 tsp||9.12 tsp|
|39 g||7.9125 tsp||7.682 tsp||8.9915 tsp||14.96 tsp||9.36 tsp|
|40 g||8.1154 tsp||7.879 tsp||9.222 tsp||15.34 tsp||9.6 tsp|
- National Institute of Standards & Technology, Culinary Measurement Tips, https://www.nist.gov/pml/owm/culinary-measurement-tips
- CK-12 Foundation, Introductory Chemistry (CK-12) - 12.6: Mass-Volume Stoichiometry, https://chem.libretexts.org/Bookshelves/Introductory_Chemistry/Introductory_Chemistry_(CK-12)/12%3A_Stoichiometry/12.06%3A_Mass-Volume_Stoichiometry
- Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Cooking Conversion Guide, https://www.fdacs.gov/content/download/17165/file/P-01775.pdf
- U.S. Food & Drug Administration, Guidance for Industry: Guidelines for Determining Metric Equivalents of Household Measures, https://www.fda.gov/regulatory-information/search-fda-guidance-documents/guidance-industry-guidelines-determining-metric-equivalents-household-measures