# What is a tablespoon in cooking?

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A tablespoon is a large spoon. In many English-speaking regions, the term now refers to a large spoon used for serving; however, in some regions, it is the largest type of spoon used for eating. By extension, the term is also used as a cooking measure of volume.

## Does 2 tsp make 1 tbsp?

So if you didn’t have a tablespoon on hand and had a recipe that called for 1 tablespoon of some ingredient, you could use a teaspoon three times to get that same amount.

How Many Teaspoons in a Tablespoon?

Tablespoon (tbsp) Teaspoon (tsp)
2 tbsp 6 tsp
1 tbsp 3 tsp
1/2 tbsp 1 1/2 tsp

## What is TSP and Tbsp?

Two measurements typically used in cooking. Three teaspoons equals one tablespoon. … Teaspoon (tsp or t) about 5 ml, Tablespoon (Tbsp, tbsp or T) is 3x that.

## Is a soup spoon a tablespoon?

As nouns the difference between soupspoon and tablespoon

is that soupspoon is a spoon for eating soup, characterised by having a round bowl rather than the usual oval bowl of other types of spoon while tablespoon is (canada|us) a large spoon, used for eating food from a bowl.

## What does 2 tbsp mean?

A tablespoon is a unit of measure equal to 1/16 cup, 3 teaspoons, or 1/2 fluid ounce in the USA. It is either approximately or (in some countries) exactly equal to 15 mL. “Tablespoon” may be abbreviated as T (note: uppercase letter), tbl, tbs or tbsp.

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## What is half of 1 tablespoon?

Half of 1 tbsp is equivalent to 1 ½ tsp.

## How many teaspoons equal a quarter of a teaspoon?

Therefore, 4 number of 1/4 teaspoons make 1 teaspoon.

## What can be used as a tablespoon?

1 tablespoon = Ice cube; depression on the bottom of a soda can; poker chip-sized. 1 teaspoon = 1/2 of a normal teaspoon used for eating; quarter-sized.