Do You Know How Many Teaspoons Are in a Tablespoon?

Do You Know How Many Teaspoons Are in a Tablespoon?

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Christine Gallary
Sep 11, 2015
Kitchen Fact: 1 tablespoon equals 3 teaspons
(Image credit: Henry Chen)

If you haven't already, memorizing some basic cooking measurement conversions is really worth doing. These conversions have been drilled into my head after years of recipe testing, and this is one of the most useful ones to know!

Kitchen Fact: 1 tablespoon equals exactly 3 teaspoons

If you're scaling a recipe up or down, going from tablespoons to teaspoons isn't as straightforward as say, scaling from cups. But knowing that 1 tablespoon equals 3 teaspoons will help you scale everything — from spices to salt to leaveners, like baking soda or baking powder — properly.

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