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How many tablespoons equal 2/3 of a cup?

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Quick Answer

There are 10 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons in 2/3 cup. Each 1/3 cup is equivalent to 5 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon, so 1 cup is equivalent to 16 tablespoons.

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Some common measurement equivalents used in cooking are:

  • 3 teaspoons are equal to 1 tablespoon or 1/2 fluid ounces
  • 2 tablespoons are equal to 1/8 cup or 1 fluid ounce
  • 3 tablespoons are equal to 1-1/2 fluid ounces or 1 jigger
  • 4 tablespoons are equal to 1/4 cup
  • 5 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon is equivalent to 1/3 cup
  • 8 tablespoons are equivalent to 1/2 cup or 4 fluid ounces
  • 10 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons are equivalent to 2/3 cup
  • 12 tablespoons are equivalent to 3/4 cup or 6 fluid ounces
  • 16 tablespoons are equivalent to 1 cup, 8 fluid ounces or 1/2 pint
  • 32 tablespoons are equivalent to 2 cups, 16 fluid ounces or 1 pint
  • 1 quart is equivalent to 2 pints, 4 cups or 32 fluid ounces
  • 1 gallon is equivalent to 4 quarts, 8 pints, 16 cups or 128 fluid ounces

Most recipes will use the largest measurement from the comparison chart for ease of use, but some recipes may require various measurement types. It is also helpful to know these conversion chart measurements when halving or doubling recipes to ensure that proper amounts are added.

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