How many cups are in a quart?

Measuring Spoons

You would think after years of cooking and baking these conversions would stick in my head. But nope, they don't. Time and time again I simply shout out to my husband "hey babe, how many cups are in a quart?' And with zero hesitation he'll shout out the answer, thank goodness I married a mathematician. 

And for any conversions that I don't have listed here's a quick link to the good 'ole Google Converter

Common Equivalency Chart
 

  • 3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon
  • 4 tablespoons = 1/4 cup
  • 8 tablespoons = 1/2 cup
  • 1 cup = 1/2 pint
  • 4 cups = 2 pints or 1 quart
  • 4 quarts = 1 gallon
  • 16 ounces = 1 pound
  • Dash or pinch = less than 1/8 teaspoon (or the amout you can hold between your index finger and thumb)

Common Abbreviations

  • tsp or t = teaspoon
  • Tbsp / T / Tbl  = tablespoon
  • C = cup
  • oz = ounce
  • pt = pint
  • qt = quart
  • gal = gallon
  • lb = pound
  • # = pound