Kilograms to Tablespoons Conversion Calculator

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1 kg = 67.6280454 tbsp
1 kg ≈ 67 2/3 tbsp

How to Convert Kilograms to Tablespoons

To convert a kilogram measurement to a tablespoon measurement, divide the weight multiplied by 67.628045 by the density of the ingredient or material.

You can use this simple formula to convert:

tablespoons = kilograms × 67.628045 / ingredient density

Thus, the weight in tablespoons is equal to the kilograms times 67.628045, divided by the density of the ingredient or material.

For example, here's how to convert 5 kilograms to tablespoons for an ingredient with a density of 0.7 g/mL.
5 kg = 5 × 67.628045 / 0.7 = 483.057467 tbsp

Kilograms and tablespoons 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.[1] The density of dry ingredients can vary for a variety of reasons, such as compaction.

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.

Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

How Many Tablespoons are in a Kilogram?

The actual volume of a kilogram will vary depending on the density of the material. The table below shows how many tablespoons of various wet and dry ingredients are in a kilogram.

Kilogram measurements converted to tablespoons for commonly used ingredients.
Weight in Kilograms: Volume in Tablespoons of:
Water Milk Cooking Oil All Purpose Flour Granulated Sugar
1 kg 67.63 tbsp 65.66 tbsp 76.85 tbsp 127.84 tbsp 80 tbsp
2 kg 135.26 tbsp 131.32 tbsp 153.7 tbsp 255.68 tbsp 160 tbsp
3 kg 202.88 tbsp 196.97 tbsp 230.55 tbsp 383.52 tbsp 240 tbsp
4 kg 270.51 tbsp 262.63 tbsp 307.4 tbsp 511.37 tbsp 320 tbsp
5 kg 338.14 tbsp 328.29 tbsp 384.25 tbsp 639.21 tbsp 400 tbsp
6 kg 405.77 tbsp 393.95 tbsp 461.1 tbsp 767.05 tbsp 480 tbsp
7 kg 473.4 tbsp 459.61 tbsp 537.95 tbsp 894.89 tbsp 560 tbsp
8 kg 541.02 tbsp 525.27 tbsp 614.8 tbsp 1,023 tbsp 640 tbsp
9 kg 608.65 tbsp 590.92 tbsp 691.65 tbsp 1,151 tbsp 720 tbsp
10 kg 676.28 tbsp 656.58 tbsp 768.5 tbsp 1,278 tbsp 800 tbsp
11 kg 743.91 tbsp 722.24 tbsp 845.35 tbsp 1,406 tbsp 880 tbsp
12 kg 811.54 tbsp 787.9 tbsp 922.2 tbsp 1,534 tbsp 960 tbsp
13 kg 879.16 tbsp 853.56 tbsp 999 tbsp 1,662 tbsp 1,040 tbsp
14 kg 946.79 tbsp 919.22 tbsp 1,076 tbsp 1,790 tbsp 1,120 tbsp
15 kg 1,014 tbsp 984.87 tbsp 1,153 tbsp 1,918 tbsp 1,200 tbsp
16 kg 1,082 tbsp 1,051 tbsp 1,230 tbsp 2,045 tbsp 1,280 tbsp
17 kg 1,150 tbsp 1,116 tbsp 1,306 tbsp 2,173 tbsp 1,360 tbsp
18 kg 1,217 tbsp 1,182 tbsp 1,383 tbsp 2,301 tbsp 1,440 tbsp
19 kg 1,285 tbsp 1,248 tbsp 1,460 tbsp 2,429 tbsp 1,520 tbsp
20 kg 1,353 tbsp 1,313 tbsp 1,537 tbsp 2,557 tbsp 1,600 tbsp
21 kg 1,420 tbsp 1,379 tbsp 1,614 tbsp 2,685 tbsp 1,680 tbsp
22 kg 1,488 tbsp 1,444 tbsp 1,691 tbsp 2,813 tbsp 1,760 tbsp
23 kg 1,555 tbsp 1,510 tbsp 1,768 tbsp 2,940 tbsp 1,840 tbsp
24 kg 1,623 tbsp 1,576 tbsp 1,844 tbsp 3,068 tbsp 1,920 tbsp
25 kg 1,691 tbsp 1,641 tbsp 1,921 tbsp 3,196 tbsp 2,000 tbsp
26 kg 1,758 tbsp 1,707 tbsp 1,998 tbsp 3,324 tbsp 2,080 tbsp
27 kg 1,826 tbsp 1,773 tbsp 2,075 tbsp 3,452 tbsp 2,160 tbsp
28 kg 1,894 tbsp 1,838 tbsp 2,152 tbsp 3,580 tbsp 2,240 tbsp
29 kg 1,961 tbsp 1,904 tbsp 2,229 tbsp 3,707 tbsp 2,320 tbsp
30 kg 2,029 tbsp 1,970 tbsp 2,306 tbsp 3,835 tbsp 2,400 tbsp
31 kg 2,096 tbsp 2,035 tbsp 2,382 tbsp 3,963 tbsp 2,480 tbsp
32 kg 2,164 tbsp 2,101 tbsp 2,459 tbsp 4,091 tbsp 2,560 tbsp
33 kg 2,232 tbsp 2,167 tbsp 2,536 tbsp 4,219 tbsp 2,640 tbsp
34 kg 2,299 tbsp 2,232 tbsp 2,613 tbsp 4,347 tbsp 2,720 tbsp
35 kg 2,367 tbsp 2,298 tbsp 2,690 tbsp 4,474 tbsp 2,800 tbsp
36 kg 2,435 tbsp 2,364 tbsp 2,767 tbsp 4,602 tbsp 2,880 tbsp
37 kg 2,502 tbsp 2,429 tbsp 2,843 tbsp 4,730 tbsp 2,960 tbsp
38 kg 2,570 tbsp 2,495 tbsp 2,920 tbsp 4,858 tbsp 3,040 tbsp
39 kg 2,637 tbsp 2,561 tbsp 2,997 tbsp 4,986 tbsp 3,120 tbsp
40 kg 2,705 tbsp 2,626 tbsp 3,074 tbsp 5,114 tbsp 3,200 tbsp

Kilograms

The definition of the kilogram changed in 2019. One kilogram was previously equal to the mass of the platinum-iridium bar, known as the International Prototype of the Kilogram, which was stored in Sèvres, France.

The 2019 SI brochure now defines the kilogram using the Planck constant, and it is defined using the meter and second.[2] It is roughly equal to the mass of 1,000 cubic centimeters of water.

The kilogram, or kilogramme, is the SI base unit for weight and is also a multiple of the gram. In the metric system, "kilo" is the prefix for 103. Kilograms can be abbreviated as kg; for example, 1 kilogram can be written as 1 kg.

Tablespoons

The tablespoon is a unit of volume equal to three teaspoons or ½ fluid ounce.[3] One tablespoon is equal to just under 14.8 milliliters, but in nutrition labeling, one tablespoon is equal to 15 milliliters.[4]

The tablespoon is a US customary unit of volume. Tablespoons can be abbreviated as tbsp, and are also sometimes abbreviated as T, Tbls, or Tb. For example, 1 tablespoon can be written as 1 tbsp, 1 T, 1 Tbls, or 1 Tb.

References

  1. National Institute of Standards & Technology, Metric Cooking Resources, https://www.nist.gov/pml/owm/metric-cooking-resources
  2. International Bureau of Weights and Measures, The International System of Units, 9th Edition, 2019, https://www.bipm.org/documents/20126/41483022/SI-Brochure-9-EN.pdf
  3. Merriam-Webster, tablespoon, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tablespoon
  4. 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

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