Tablespoons to Sticks of Butter Converter

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1 tbsp = 0.125 sticks of butter

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How to Convert Tablespoons to Sticks of Butter

To convert a measurement in tablespoons to a measurement in sticks of butter, divide the butter by the following conversion ratio: 8 tablespoons/stick of butter.

Since one stick of butter of butter is equal to 8 tablespoons, you can use this simple formula to convert:

sticks of butter = tablespoons ÷ 8

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

For example, here's how to convert 5 tablespoons to sticks of butter using the formula above.
sticks of butter = (5 tbsp ÷ 8) = 0.625 sticks of butter
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How Many Sticks of Butter Are in a Tablespoon of Butter?

There are 0.125 sticks of butter in a tablespoon of butter, which is why we use this value in the formula above.

1 tbsp = 0.125 sticks of butter

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

What Is a Tablespoon?

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

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.

Learn more about tablespoons.

What Is a Stick 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]

Learn more about sticks of butter.

Tablespoon to Stick of Butter Conversion Table

Table showing various tablespoon measurements converted to sticks of butter.
Tablespoons Sticks Of Butter
1 tbsp 0.125
2 tbsp 0.25
3 tbsp 0.375
4 tbsp 0.5
5 tbsp 0.625
6 tbsp 0.75
7 tbsp 0.875
8 tbsp 1
9 tbsp 1.125
10 tbsp 1.25
11 tbsp 1.375
12 tbsp 1.5
13 tbsp 1.625
14 tbsp 1.75
15 tbsp 1.875
16 tbsp 2
17 tbsp 2.125
18 tbsp 2.25
19 tbsp 2.375
20 tbsp 2.5
21 tbsp 2.625
22 tbsp 2.75
23 tbsp 2.875
24 tbsp 3
25 tbsp 3.125
26 tbsp 3.25
27 tbsp 3.375
28 tbsp 3.5
29 tbsp 3.625
30 tbsp 3.75
31 tbsp 3.875
32 tbsp 4
33 tbsp 4.125
34 tbsp 4.25
35 tbsp 4.375
36 tbsp 4.5
37 tbsp 4.625
38 tbsp 4.75
39 tbsp 4.875
40 tbsp 5

References

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

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