Cooking Measures – Butter Equivalents and Conversion Reference

Here is a quick reference for the more common measures the average home cook is like to encounter when using butter or margarine in recipes.  This table can also be a useful reference for substituting butter of oil recipes.  Although, if you are substituting for oil you may want to liquefy the butter or margarine.

Butter Equivalents and Conversions

Cups

Tablespoons

Grams

Ounces

Grams

Milliliters

1/8

2

28

0.56

28

29.57

1/4

4

57

1.13

57

59.14

1/3

5.33

76

2.82

76

78.86

1/2

8

113

4

113

118.29

2/3

10.66

160

5.64

160

157.72

3/4

12

180

6.34

180

177.44

1

16

227

8

227

236.58

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