Want to know how many tablespoons in ¾ cup? The short answer is 12 tablespoons. Master the ¾ cup to tablespoons conversion and get a free tablespoon conversion cheat sheet and infographic.
Did you know that one of the most common measurements calculated is how many tablespoons are in a ¾ cup? You simply need to remember that there are 12 tablespoons in a ¾ cup.
- Different cup sizes
- Tablespoon sizes
- How many tablespoons in ¾ cup
- How to convert ¾ cup to tablespoons (¾ cup to tbsp)
- ¾ cup to tablespoon conversion
- How many tablespoons of butter in ¾ cup
- How to measure ¾ cup
- Tablespoon conversion chart
- Printable conversion charts
- Related conversions
- Frequently asked questions
Learning how to convert cups to tablespoons can be tricky, so why not use a free tablespoon conversion cheat sheet and infographic below?
Get the quick answer to correctly measure your recipe ingredients and save time in the kitchen.
But make sure you check the origin of the recipe you will make since different countries employ different measurement systems.
Different cup sizes
The next confusion you may get is the cup measurements around the world.
The United States uses the United States customary system (USCS) with its own measurement convention called 'US cups,' where ¾ customary or ¾ standard cup is equal:
- ¾ US Cup = 177.44 mL
- ¾ US Cup = 12 US tablespoons (tbsp)
- ¾ US Cup = 11.83 metric tablespoons (United Kingdom, international)
An American tablespoon equals 0.0625 American cups. Legal US cup is used in cooking units, serving sizes, and nutrition labeling in the USA.
- ¾ US Legal Cup = 180 mL
- ¾ US Legal Cup = 12.17 US tablespoons (tbsp)
- ¾ US Legal Cup = 12 metric tablespoons (UK, international)
A US cup differs slightly from other English-speaking countries such as Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and South Africa. This is because these countries use metric measurements:
- ¾ Metric Cup = 187.5 mL.
The old British recipes use the British imperial system, where an Imperial (UK) cup is a non-metric liquid measurement unit of volume. Modern recipes in the UK use UK metric cup.
- ¾ Imperial Cup = 213 mL
- ¾ UK Metric Cup = 187.5 mL
|1 cup||Milliliters||¾ cup||Milliliters|
|US Customary Cup||236.59 ml||US Customary Cup||177.44 ml|
|US Legal Cup||240 ml||US Legal Cup||180 ml|
|UK Metric Cup||250 ml||UK Metric Cup||187.5 ml|
|UK Imperial Cup||284.13 ml||UK Imperial Cup||213 ml|
|Australian Cup||250 ml||Australian Cup||187.5 ml|
|Canadian Cup||250 ml||Canadian Cup||187.5 ml|
|South African Cup||250 ml||South African Cup||187.5 ml|
Tablespoon measurements may vary from country to country. Most countries embrace a metric tablespoon which is equivalent to 15ml. Here are different sizes of tablespoons:
- 1 US tablespoon = 14.8 ml or 0.5 US fl oz
- 1 UK tablespoon = 15 ml
- 1 Canadian tablespoon = 15 ml or 0.51 US fl oz
- 1 Australian tablespoon = 20 ml or 0.68 US fl oz
How many tablespoons in ¾ cup
Or how many tablespoon in ¾ cup? There are 12 tablespoons in ¾ cup (US system).
How to convert ¾ cup to tablespoons (¾ cup to tbsp)
1 cup = 16 tablespoons (US system), so here is a conversion formula:
Tbsp = cups x 16, where the conversion factor is 16;
¾ x 16 = 12 tbsp
So there are 12 tablespoons in ¾ cup.
¾ cup to tablespoon conversion
Here is a handy chart of dry measuring cups (abbreviated as 'c' or 'cup'), the tablespoons (or tbsp), fluid ounces (or fl oz), and milliliters (ml) equivalency.
This conversion table helps to convert ¾ cup of all purpose flour, sugar, chocolate chips, and other dry ingredients to tablespoons if you measure dry goods by volume.
Note: ¾ cup to tablespoons and fluid ounces conversion is in bold. ¾ cup in ml is also a part of this conversion.
|1/16 cup||1 tbsp||½ fl. oz.||14.79 ml|
|⅛ cup||2 tbsp||1 fl. oz.||29.57 ml|
|⅙ cup||2 tablespoon + 2 tsp||1 ⅓ fl. oz.||39.43 ml|
|¼ cup||4 tbsp||2 fl. oz.||59.15 ml|
|⅓ cup||5 tablespoon + 1 tsp||2 ⅔ fl. oz.||78.86 ml|
|½ cup||8 tbsp||4 fl. oz.||118.29 ml|
|⅔ cup||10 tablespoon + 2 tsp||5 ⅓ fl. oz||157.73 ml|
|¾ cup||12 tbsp||6 fl. oz.||177.44 ml|
|1 cup||16 tbsp||8 fl. oz.||236.59 ml|
How many tablespoons of butter in ¾ cup
So how to convert ¾ cup of butter, margarine, and shortening into tablespoons?
According to the easy reference table below, 1 cup of butter equals two sticks of butter. ¾ cup of butter equals
- 12 tablespoons of butter, or
- ½ stick of butter, or
- 6 ounces, or
- 170 grams.
|tablespoon||Cups||Ounces||Grams||Stick of butter|
|16 tbsp||1 cup||8 oz.||226.8 g||2 sticks|
|12 tbsp||¾ cup||6 oz.||170.1 g||1 ½ sticks|
|10 tablespoon + 2 tsp||⅔ cup||5.33 oz.||151.2 g||1 ⅓ sticks|
|8 tbsp||½ cup||4 oz.||113.4 g||1 stick|
|5 tablespoon + 1 tsp||⅓ cup||2.66 oz.||75.6 g||⅔ stick|
|4 tbsp||¼ cup||2 oz.||56.7 g||½ stick|
Around the world, ¾ of cups are not all equal. Depending on the recipe, ¾ cup to tablespoons conversions have slight differences.
|¾ cup||Milliliters||US tablespoons||UK tablespoons Imperial||Metric tablespoons||Australian tablespoons|
|US (standard)||177.44 ml||12 tbsp||10 tbsp||11.83 tbsp|
|UK (Imperial)||213 ml||14.4 tbsp||12 tbsp||14.2 tbsp|
|UK (metric)||187.5 ml||12.68 tbsp||10.56 tbsp||12.5 tbsp|
|Australia||187.5 ml||12.68 tbsp||10.56 tbsp||12.5 tbsp||9.38 tbsp|
|Canada||187.5 ml||12.68 tbsp||10.56 tbsp||12.5 tbsp|
|South Africa||187.5 ml||12.68 tbsp||10.56 tbsp||12.5 tbsp|
How to measure ¾ cup
You might be wondering how to make a ¾ cup. There are different ways how to measure ¾ cup:
- Use a ½ measuring cup plus ¼ cup
- Use a ¼ cup and fill it three times
- Use 12 tablespoons
- Use 36 teaspoons
But how to measure a ¾ cup without a measuring cup or spoon? If you do not have measurement tools:
- Use a water bottle of 12 fl. oz. Fill an appropriate glass with that water. Mark where 12 fluid ounces of water reach. Then use a ruler to measure the height of the water content level in your glass. You will need to take away half of the water to get 6 fl. oz., equal to ¾ cup.
- Use a coffee mug of 8 fl. oz capacity. Fill the mug to ¾ full, and you will roughly get the same amount as ¾ of a cup.
But please, remember that the two methods mentioned above are not as accurate as measuring with cups, spoons, or a kitchen scale.
To measure ¾ cup of dry ingredients, such as flour, white sugar, and cocoa powder, follow the scoop and level method:
- ensure to sift the ingredient,
- fill a ¾ measuring cup (or a ½ cup plus ¼ cup),
- level the ingredient across the top of the cup with the back of a knife.
Please, note that the recipes call for a level cup and level tablespoons (not heaped).
To measure liquid ingredients, use a liquid measuring cup placed on a flat surface. Make sure that the wet ingredients are either at room temperature or melted.
To measure ¾ cup of liquid ingredients,
- pour the liquid into a liquid measuring cup, and
- bend over to find the ¾ measuring mark at eye level.
Opt for a kitchen scale, the most accurate measurement of ingredients if the recipe is listed in grams.
Tablespoon conversion chart
Here is a quick reference chart - a tablespoon conversion chart in PDF.
Download and print out this Tablespoon Conversion Chart >>
You can laminate it using a thermal laminator and place the lamination in any convenient spot, such as on the side of your fridge or inside one of your kitchen cabinets.
If you love visual and entertaining infographics, download and print this Tablespoon To Cup Conversion Chart for your kitchen or educational purposes.
Printable conversion charts
Keep your recipe binder organized with your favorite recipes and other quick conversions - kitchen printables gathered in a free resource library:
- Kitchen conversion chart
- Baking pan conversion chart
- Cooking weight conversion chart
- Liquid conversion chart
- Oven temperature conversion chart
Make sure to check out other common kitchen measurements and their conversions, especially for tablespoons and cups measurement conversions:
- How Many Tablespoons In ½ Cup
- How Many Tablespoons In ¼ Cup
- How Many Tablespoons In ⅛ Cup
- How Many Tablespoons In ⅓ Cup
- How Many Tablespoons In ⅔ Cup
And if you ever need to convert your baking pan sizes, use this simple Cake Pan Converter.
I hope this article answers how many tablespoons are in ¾ cup. You might see other frequently asked questions about ¾ cup to tablespoons conversion, for example:
- How many tablespoons are in three quarters of a cup
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- How many tablespoons in ¾ of a cup
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- ¾ cup equals how many tablespoons
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The answer is the same: ¾ cup equals 12 tablespoons.
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Frequently asked questions
¾ cup equals 12 tablespoons.
¾ cup equals 12 tablespoons, 36 teaspoons, 6 fluid ounces, or 177.44 milliliters.
To get ¾ cups, use a ½ measuring cup plus a quarter cup, or measure 12 tablespoons or 36 teaspoons.
Measure 12 tablespoons, or 36 teaspoons, to make ¾ cup. Or use a ½ measuring cup plus ¼ cup.