Teaspoons to Cups Conversion

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How to Convert Teaspoons to Cups

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To convert a teaspoon measurement to a cup measurement, divide the volume by the conversion ratio. One cup is equal to 48 teaspoons, so use this simple formula to convert:

cups = teaspoons ÷ 48

The volume in cups is equal to the teaspoons divided by 48.

For example, here's how to convert 5 teaspoons to cups using the formula above.
5 tsp = (5 ÷ 48) = 0.104167 c

Teaspoons and cups are both units used to measure volume. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

Teaspoons

The teaspoon is a unit of volume equal to one-third of a tablespoon.[1] One teaspoon is equal to around 4.9 milliliters, but in nutrition labelling, one teaspoon is equal to exactly 5 milliliters.[2]

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.

Cups

The cup is a unit of volume equal to 16 tablespoons or 8 fluid ounces. The cup should not be confused with the metric cup or the teacup, which are different units of volume. One cup is equal to just under 236.6 milliliters, but in nutrition labelling, one cup is equal to 240 milliliters.[3]

The cup is a US customary unit of volume. Cups can be abbreviated as c, and are also sometimes abbreviated as C. For example, 1 cup can be written as 1 c or 1 C.

Teaspoon to Cup Conversion Table

Teaspoon measurements converted to cups
Teaspoons Cups
1 tsp 0.020833 c
2 tsp 0.041667 c
3 tsp 0.0625 c
4 tsp 0.083333 c
5 tsp 0.104167 c
6 tsp 0.125 c
7 tsp 0.145833 c
8 tsp 0.166667 c
9 tsp 0.1875 c
10 tsp 0.208333 c
11 tsp 0.229167 c
12 tsp 0.25 c
13 tsp 0.270833 c
14 tsp 0.291667 c
15 tsp 0.3125 c
16 tsp 0.333333 c
17 tsp 0.354167 c
18 tsp 0.375 c
19 tsp 0.395833 c
20 tsp 0.416667 c
21 tsp 0.4375 c
22 tsp 0.458333 c
23 tsp 0.479167 c
24 tsp 0.5 c
25 tsp 0.520833 c
26 tsp 0.541667 c
27 tsp 0.5625 c
28 tsp 0.583333 c
29 tsp 0.604167 c
30 tsp 0.625 c
31 tsp 0.645833 c
32 tsp 0.666667 c
33 tsp 0.6875 c
34 tsp 0.708333 c
35 tsp 0.729167 c
36 tsp 0.75 c
37 tsp 0.770833 c
38 tsp 0.791667 c
39 tsp 0.8125 c
40 tsp 0.833333 c

References

  1. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Cooking Conversion Guide, https://www.fdacs.gov/content/download/17165/file/P-01775.pdf
  2. 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
  3. 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