How many tbsp in 1/3 cup?

Are you making tea or coffee for the first time? Are you confused about how many tbsp should be used in a 1/3 cup? If these are the questions surrounding your mind, then grab a seat before making a cup of tea.

How many tbsp should be used in 1/3 cup?

The answer is that there are five tablespoons in a 1/3 cup which will be 2.7 fluid ounces. A tablespoon is a large spoon that is used to serve, and it is also the largest spoon that is used while eating.

A 1/3 cup is approximately equivalent to 80ml.  One teaspoon equals about 5ml. To find out the answer, divide the equivalent of the cup that is 80ml by the equivalent of a tablespoon that is around 15ml which will give you an answer of 5.3333. Hence, it is proved that five tablespoons are required for 1/3 of the cup.

The same math is applied to various products, such as rice, flour, liquid milk, etc. Also, the recipes can turn out different as there are about two measures that claim to be 1cup. That is why it is preferred to use weights rather than volume.

Is the answer five tablespoons for 1/3 of the Cup applicable everywhere?

The size of the cup used is different in different countries, which makes it varied around various places. Also, the tablespoon ml is measured differently, which makes the answer to the question no. The calculation and measurement of different countries are given below.

  • In Australia, a cup is about 250ml, and the tablespoon is about 20ml which makes the cup 12 tablespoons there based on the calculations.
  • Also, in countries like the UK and the USA, the size of the cup is more than 230ml, whereas the tablespoon is still 15ml therefore making it 15tbsp a cup based on the calculations.
  • Based on calculations of countries like British and America, they do not use the concept of measures. Instead, they use weights for solids and fluid ounces for liquid.

Conclusion :

In summary, the exact answer is five tablespoons should be used for ⅓ of a cup.

It may differ according to the size of the cup that you are using, but the standard size of a cup is said to be about 80ml, and the tbsp is said to be 15ml. I hope you will find all the answers in this article and I hope this article will be helpful to you.

Thank you.