There are 5 and 1/3 tablespoons in a 1/3 cup of butter. This information is simply a math problem that involves converting from cups to tablespoons by using the factor that one stick of butter, which is equal to eight ta... More » Food Food Measurements

A quarter-pound of butter is equal to a half-cup in U.S. measurements. In the British Imperial system of measurements, this is 0.42 cup or 118.29 milliliters. In the U.S., a quarter-pound of butter is packaged and sold a... More » Food Food Measurements

One stick of margarine is equivalent to 1/2 cup. This measurement is standard across most brands of butter and margarine sold in sticks in the United States. A standard 1-pound package of margarine or butter contains fou... More » Food Food Measurements
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One-third cup of butter is equal to 5 1/3 tablespoons. One teaspoon is equal to 1/3 tablespoon, so the measurement is 5 tablespoons and 1 teaspoon of butter. These measurements are the same for butter as for other materi... More » Food Food Measurements

When substituting oil for butter in a recipe, use 1/4 cup of olive oil in place of 1/3 cup of butter. Depending on the recipe, choose a mild-flavored light olive oil to prevent an overwhelming olive oil taste. Baking wil... More » Food Food Measurements

Two-thirds cup of butter is equal to 10 2/3 tablespoons. Most butter packages have measuring amounts marked on the sides of the paper wrapping to help you easily cut the amount you need. The standard 1/4-pound stick of b... More » Food Food Measurements

There are 16 teaspoons in 1/3 cup. It takes 3 teaspoons to make up 1 tablespoon and there are 5 tablespoons and 1 teaspoon in 1/3 cup. More » Food Food Measurements