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How Many Tablespoons are in a Cup?

The answer: 16!

Got more conversion questions? We've created this visual guide to common cooking measurements just for you. Download a printable PDF version here and stick it to your refrigerator for easy reference anytime!

  • 3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon
  • 1 tablespoon = 1/16 cup
  • 2 tablespoons = 1/8 cup
  • 4 tablespoons = 1/4 cup
  • 5 tablespoons and one teaspoon = 1/3 cup
  • 8 tablespoons = 1/2 cup
  • 16 tablespoons = 1 cup
  • 2 tablespoons = 1 fluid ounce
  • 2 cups = one pint
  • 2 pints = 1 quart
  • 4 quarts = 1 gallon