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How many tablespoons are in one-quarter cup?

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There are four tablespoons in 1/4 cup. When using measurements for recipes, one should only use commercially prepared measuring tools. One should use nested cups for dry ingredients and clear plastic or glass measuring cups for liquids.

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Some ingredients require special precautions when measuring. Flour requires sifting and spooning into the dry measuring cup, leveling with the back of a knife. Accurate brown sugar measurements involve packing the ingredient into the cup so it holds its form as one removes it. When measuring liquid ingredients, the cook places the cup on a level surface and moves his head so the eyes are level with the mark on the cup.

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