Cooking Measurement Conversions | The Old Farmer's Almanac

# Cooking Measurement Conversions

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Here’s a cooking measurement chart to use as a kitchen aid.

If you can’t remember how many teaspoons are in a tablespoon and wonder what a “pinch” is, this should help. We’ve listed the more common cooking  measurement equivalents that we tend to come across!

 pinch = about 1/8 teaspoon 120 drops of water = 1 teaspoon 60 drops thick fluid = 1 teaspoon 2 teaspoons = 1 dessert spoon 3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon 16 tablespoons = 1 cup 8 fluid ounces = 1 cup 16 fluid ounces = 1 pint 32 fluid ounces = 1 quart 128 fluid ounces = 1 gallon 2 cups = 1 pint 2 pints = 1 quart 4 quarts = 1 gallon 2 cups granulated sugar = 1 pound 3–3/4 cups confectioners’ sugar = 1 pound 2–3/4 cups brown sugar = 1 pound 3–1/2 cups wheat flour = 1 pound 5–1/3 cups dry coffee = 1 pound 4 cups cocoa = 1 pound 6–1/2 cups dry tea = 1 pound 2 cups shortening = 1 pound 3–1/2 cups walnuts (chopped) = 1 pound 9 eggs = 1 pound 3 cups cornmeal = 1 pound 2 sticks butter = 1 cup 8 egg whites = 1 cup 2 tablespoons sugar = 1 ounce 3 tablespoons flour = 1 ounce 2 tablespoons butter = 1 ounce 1 ounce yeast = 1 scant tablespoon