When converting metric to United States customary units, 1 milliliter converts to 13/64 of a teaspoon, which is slightly less than 1/4 teaspoon. An exact conversion of 1/4 teaspoon to milliliters is 1.23 milliliters.
Being able to convert metric measurements in recipes is extremely important, especially for specific recipes for baking. Examples of when this is necessary would be when working with recipes from countries that use the metric system, such as Great Britain.
The United States is the largest nation in the world that does not use the metric system as its common standard of measurement. In fact, only two other nations, Liberia and Myanmar, do not use the metric system. As of 2013, the metric system was slowly being adopted in both of these nations as well.Learn More
One-third cup of butter is equal to 5 1/3 tablespoons. One teaspoon is equal to 1/3 tablespoon, so the measurement is 5 tablespoons and 1 teaspoon of butter. These measurements are the same for butter as for other materials like flour or milk.Full Answer >
There are six teaspoons in 1 U.S. fluid ounce. The U.S. fluid ounce is also equivalent to 2 tablespoons, 1/2 U.S. cup and 1/16 U.S. pint.Full Answer >
One milliliter is equal to one one-thousandth of a liter or 1 cubic centimeter. In U.S. measurements, a milliliter is 0.03 fluid ounces, 0.06 cubic inches or 0.2 teaspoons; in British Imperial units, a milliliter is 0.04 fluid ounces or 0.17 teaspoons. There are roughly 15 to 20 drops of a liquid in 1 milliliter.Full Answer >
In a recipe, a "dash" indicates about 1/16 of a teaspoon. Many old recipes have non-standard measurements that were understood during the original era but are sometimes confusing to modern cooks.Full Answer >