Other Equivalent Measures and Weights

Tips for Measuring Ingredients

Liquids — use a clear, standard liquid measuring cup with pouring spout; place cup on level surface and fill to desired level; read measurement at eye level for accuracy.
Dry ingredients —
use standard, individual dry measuring cups; lightly spoon ingredients into cup, and tap slightly (do not pat down); level it off with a straight edge.
Brown sugar & solid fats — use standard, individual dry measuring cups; firmly press ingredient into cup; level it off with a straight edge.

Other Equivalent Measures and Weights
Dash Less than 1/8 teaspoon
3 teaspoons 1 tablespoon
2 tablespoons 1/8 cup or 1 fluid ounce
4 tablespoons ¼ cup or 2 fluid ounces
5 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon 1/3 cup
5 1/3 tablespoons 1/3 cup or 2.67 fluid ounces
8 tablespoons ½ cup or 4 fluid ounces
12 tablespoons ¾ cup or 6 fluid ounces
16 tablespoons 1 cup or 8 fluid ounces
1 cup 8 fluid ounces
2 cups 1 pint or 16 fluid ounces
4 cups 1 quart
2 pints 1 quart or 32 fluid ounces
4 quarts 1 gallon
8 quarts 1 peck
4 pecks 1 bushel
16 ounces 1 pound
1 ounces 28.35 grams
1 litre 1.06 quarts
1/8 stick butter 1 tablespoon or ½ ounce
¼ stick butter 2 tablespoons or 1 ounce
½ stick butter 4 tablespoons or 2 ounces
1 stick butter ½ cup or 4 ounces
2 sticks butter 1 cup or 8 ounces
4 sticks butter 2 cups or 16 ounces