Sticks Of Butter to Tablespoons Conversion

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1 stick of butter = 8 tbsp

How to Convert Sticks Of Butter to Tablespoons

conversion scale showing sticks of butter and equivalent tablespoons butter values

To convert a stick of butter measurement to a tablespoon measurement, multiply the butter by the conversion ratio. One stick of butter is equal to 8 tablespoons, so use this simple formula to convert:

tablespoons = sticks of butter × 8

The butter in tablespoons is equal to the sticks of butter multiplied by 8.

For example, here's how to convert 5 sticks of butter to tablespoons using the formula above.
5 sticks of butter = (5 × 8) = 40 tbsp

Sticks of butter and tablespoons are both units used to measure butter. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

Sticks Of Butter

Butter in the US is sold in packages containing sticks of butter, usually 1/2 or one pound packages containing two or four sticks respectively. One stick of butter contains 8 tablespoons.[1]

Tablespoons

One tablespoon of butter is equal to 1/8 of a stick or 1/2 ounce.

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.

Stick Of Butter to Tablespoon Conversion Table

Stick of butter measurements converted to tablespoons
Sticks Of Butter Tablespoons
1 8 tbsp
2 16 tbsp
3 24 tbsp
4 32 tbsp
5 40 tbsp
6 48 tbsp
7 56 tbsp
8 64 tbsp
9 72 tbsp
10 80 tbsp
11 88 tbsp
12 96 tbsp
13 104 tbsp
14 112 tbsp
15 120 tbsp
16 128 tbsp
17 136 tbsp
18 144 tbsp
19 152 tbsp
20 160 tbsp
21 168 tbsp
22 176 tbsp
23 184 tbsp
24 192 tbsp
25 200 tbsp
26 208 tbsp
27 216 tbsp
28 224 tbsp
29 232 tbsp
30 240 tbsp
31 248 tbsp
32 256 tbsp
33 264 tbsp
34 272 tbsp
35 280 tbsp
36 288 tbsp
37 296 tbsp
38 304 tbsp
39 312 tbsp
40 320 tbsp

References

  1. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Cooking Conversion Guide, https://www.fdacs.gov/content/download/17165/file/P-01775.pdf