Convert Tablespoons of Butter to Ounces

Enter the butter in tablespoons below to get the value converted to ounces.

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1 tbsp = 0.5 oz

How to Convert Tablespoons to Ounces

conversion scale showing tablespoons and equivalent ounces butter values

To convert a tablespoon measurement to an ounce measurement, divide the butter by the conversion ratio. One ounce is equal to 2 tablespoons, so use this simple formula to convert:

ounces = tablespoons ÷ 2

The butter in ounces is equal to the tablespoons divided by 2.

For example, here's how to convert 5 tablespoons to ounces using the formula above.
5 tbsp = (5 ÷ 2) = 2.5 oz

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

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.

Ounces

In the US butter is sold in 16 ounce packages, which contain 1 pound of butter.

The ounce is a US customary and imperial unit of butter. Ounces can be abbreviated as oz, for example 1 ounce can be written as 1 oz.

Tablespoon to Ounce Conversion Table

Tablespoon measurements converted to ounces
Tablespoons Ounces
1 tbsp 0.5 oz
2 tbsp 1 oz
3 tbsp 1.5 oz
4 tbsp 2 oz
5 tbsp 2.5 oz
6 tbsp 3 oz
7 tbsp 3.5 oz
8 tbsp 4 oz
9 tbsp 4.5 oz
10 tbsp 5 oz
11 tbsp 5.5 oz
12 tbsp 6 oz
13 tbsp 6.5 oz
14 tbsp 7 oz
15 tbsp 7.5 oz
16 tbsp 8 oz
17 tbsp 8.5 oz
18 tbsp 9 oz
19 tbsp 9.5 oz
20 tbsp 10 oz
21 tbsp 10.5 oz
22 tbsp 11 oz
23 tbsp 11.5 oz
24 tbsp 12 oz
25 tbsp 12.5 oz
26 tbsp 13 oz
27 tbsp 13.5 oz
28 tbsp 14 oz
29 tbsp 14.5 oz
30 tbsp 15 oz
31 tbsp 15.5 oz
32 tbsp 16 oz
33 tbsp 16.5 oz
34 tbsp 17 oz
35 tbsp 17.5 oz
36 tbsp 18 oz
37 tbsp 18.5 oz
38 tbsp 19 oz
39 tbsp 19.5 oz
40 tbsp 20 oz