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# How many tablespoons are in 1/3 cup of butter?

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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.

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When measuring by weight, 1 tablespoon of butter weighs 14 grams or 1/2 ounce. This means that 1/3 cup of butter weighs about 74.67 grams or 2.67 ounces. A standard U.S. stick of butter has 8 tablespoons in it, and the wrappers usually have measuring marks printed on them for each tablespoon, 1/4 cup, 1/3 cup and 1/2 cup of butter.

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When substituting oil for butter in a recipe, use 1/4 cup of olive oil in place of 1/3 cup of butter. Depending on the recipe, choose a mild-flavored light olive oil to prevent an overwhelming olive oil taste. Baking will also help to reduce the strong flavor of olive oil.

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3/4 cup is equal to 12 tablespoons or 6 fluid ounces and approximately equal to 177 milliliters. The measurement is also equal to 3/8 pint, 1/16 gallon, 3/16 quart or 36 teaspoons, and approximately equal to 3/16 liter.

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In the United States system of measurement, 6 tablespoons are equivalent to 3/8 of a cup. According to this rule, there are 16 tablespoons in a full cup measure. The English measurement system is comprised of teaspoons, tablespoons, cups and pints.