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Measurement Equivalents and Abbreviations

Equivalent Measures and Abbreviations

In Betty’s recipes, we have used the larger measurement—1/4 cup, not 4 tablespoons—but this equivalency chart will help you with other measuring you do in the kitchen.

3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon

4 tablespoons = 1/4 cup

5 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon = 1/3 cup

8 tablespoons = 1/2 cup

1 cup = 1/2 pint

2 cups = 1 pint

4 cups (2 pints) = 1 quart

4 quarts = 1 gallon

16 ounces = 1 pound

Dash or pinch = less than 1/8 teaspoon

Common Abbreviations

Betty’s recipes don’t use abbreviations, but other recipes do, so we’ve rounded up some common ones.

t = teaspoon

tsp = teaspoon

T = tablespoon

Tbsp = tablespoon

c = cup

oz = ounce

pt = pint

qt = quart

gal = gallon

lb = pound

# = pound

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