Tablespoons and teaspoons are convenient volume units for measuring smaller quantities of ingredients (such as spices, oils, and salt extract) that are too small to be measured in cups and cannot be weighed on a scale. They are used in both metric and imperial systems and are essential in baking and cooking. Knowing how many teaspoons are in a tablespoon will help you cook faster and execute recipes more accurately. Knowing the right amount of spices, baking powder, and salt can prevent culinary disaster, especially when scaling down or up a recipe.

You can also read articles on How Many Ounces in a Gallon, How Many Ounces in a Cup, and How Many Liters in a Gallon on our website, these unit conversions will surely be useful to you in performing recipes accurately.

### How Many Teaspoons in a Tablespoon

Each tablespoon contains 3 teaspoons. Always remember that while the length of a teaspoon is half of a tablespoon, its capacity has nothing to do with its length. So you should always remember the 1 to 3 ratio to convert tablespoons to teaspoons. In the table, you can easily see the ratios between teaspoons, tablespoons, milliliters, fluid ounces, and cups.

### How Many Teaspoons in a Tablespoon -Formula

In addition to the table, you can memorize the following two formulas so that from now on, when cooking or reading a recipe for a dish or pastry, you can calculate the amount of ingredients needed in your head. With the help of the following examples, these formulas will become engrained in your memory.

**Teaspoon**= Number of Tablespoons x 3

**Tablespoon** = Number of Teaspoons ÷ 3

### Teaspoon to Tablespoon – Examples

How many teaspoons in a tablespoon

1 x 3 = 3 so 1 tablespoon = 3 teaspoons

How many teaspoons in a ½ tablespoon?

½ x 3= 1.5 so ½ tablespoon = 1½ teaspoons

How many teaspoons in 2 tablespoons

2 x3 =6 so 2 tablespoon = 6 teaspoons

How many teaspoons in 3 tablespoons

3 x3 =9 so 3 tablespoon = 9 teaspoons

How many teaspoons in 5 tablespoons

3 x5 =15 so 5 tablespoon = 15 teaspoons

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**Teaspoon to Tablespoon** **– Table **

If you don’t want to use the formulas above, the table below is the best way to quickly convert units. In the table, you can easily see the ratios between teaspoons, tablespoons, milliliters, fluid ounces, and cups.

US Tablespoons | US Teaspoons | Milliliter | Fluid Ounces | Cup |

64 | 192 | 946 | 32 | 4 |

32 | 96 | 473 | 16 | 2 |

16 | 48 | 236 | 8.5 | 1 Cup |

12 | 36 | 177 | 6 | 3/4 |

8 | 24 | 118 | 4 | 1/2 |

4 | 12 | 59 | 2 | 1/4 |

2 | 6 | 30 | 1 | 1/8 |

1 | 3 | 15 | 1/2 | 1/16 |

2/3 | 2 | 10 | 1/3 | 1/24 |

1/3 | 1 | 5 | 1/6 | 1/48 |

### Dessert Spoon

A dessert spoon or imperial dessert spoon is a unit of measurement used in the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, and New Zealand. A dessert spoon is equal to 12 ml, which is between the US Tablespoons and the US teaspoon. You can use the table below to convert the dessert spoon to other similar units of measure.

US Tablespoons | Dessert spoon | US Teaspoons | Milliliter |

64 | 80 | 192 | 946 |

32 | 40 | 96 | 473 |

16 | 20 | 48 | 236 |

12 | 15 | 36 | 177 |

8 | 10 | 24 | 118 |

4 | 5 | 12 | 59 |

2 | 2.5 | 6 | 30 |

1 | 1.25 | 3 | 15 |

2/3 | 1 | 2 | 10 |

1/3 | 0.5 | 1 | 5 |

**How much does a spoonful of salt weigh**

A tablespoon is a measure of volume, not mass. However, 1 tablespoon of salt usually weighs about 18 grams.

**How many teaspoons in 1/4 cup**

A quarter cup contains 4 tablespoons, and each tablespoon has 3 teaspoons, so each quarter cup contains 12 teaspoons.

**How many teaspoons is 15 ml**

15ml equals 3 teaspoons

**How many teaspoons is 30ml**

30 ml equals 6 teaspoons

**How many teaspoons is 10 ml**

30 ml equals 2 teaspoons

**How many teaspoons in 1/3 cup**

There are 16 tablespoons in one 1/3 cup

**How much does a spoonful of sugar weigh**

The weight of a spoonful of sugar depends on the type of sugar used since a tablespoon is a measure of volume, not mass. However, 1 tablespoon of granulated sugar usually weighs about 14 grams.

**How many tablespoons are in a stick of butter**

One stick of butter is equal to 0.5 cups, 118 milliliters, or 8 tablespoons.

**How many Cups are in a stick of butter**

One stick of butter is equal to 0.5 cups or 4 fluid ounces.