Cooking Measurements

Looking through the recipes on this blog and others, you may have come across measurements and not understood them. Here is a list for you of cooking measurement abbreviations and equivalents to help you understand! Enjoy!


Cooking Measurement Abbreviations

Abbreviation Measurement
tsp teaspoon
Tbsp tablespoon
fl fluid
oz ounce
pkg package
c cup
pt pint
qt quart
gal gallon
lb pound
sm small
lg large

Cooking Measurement Equivalents

Measurement Equivalents
tsp Tbsp fl oz cup pint quart gallon
tsp 1 1/3 1/6 1/48
Tbsp 3 1 1/2 1/16 1/32
oz 6 2 1 1/8 1/16
cup 48 16 8 1 1/2 1/4 1/16
pint 96 32 16 2 1 1/2 1/8
quart 192 64 32 4 2 1 1/4
gallon 768 256 128 16 8 4 1

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2 responses to this post.

  1. Thanks for the wonderful explanation of conversion methodology with cooking conversion chart. I have tried to accumulate couple of resources for this purpose. Please check the link for concern. Regards


  2. Posted by Jerry J on January 2, 2009 at 6:17 pm

    Thanks for the charts! I’m not that great at cooking, and looking at these recipes I wasn’t really sure what I was doing. Plus I couldn’t find my tablespoon in my house, but I can just use 3 teaspoons! Sweet! Thanks.


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