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Old 12-25-2007, 08:29 AM   #1
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How many Tablespoons = 2/3 cup?

Merry Chirstmas to everybody!!!!

I decided to try a new recipe and for the life of me ,I don't know how many
tablespoons are in a 2/3 cup of butter. can you help?

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Old 12-25-2007, 08:36 AM   #2
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answer: 2/3 cup = 10 tablespoons + 2 teaspoons
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Old 12-25-2007, 09:11 AM   #3
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.66667 X 16 ???
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Old 12-25-2007, 11:02 AM   #4
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I have an icebox magnet that gives these equivalents for just such occasions as this. It says 2/3 cups = 5oz = 11TBSP=32TSP=158ml. I have another magnet that doubles, triples and halves standard measures. You can get both at cooking supply stores and the usual suspects. TJ Max, Marshalls and Ross
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Old 12-25-2007, 11:18 AM   #5
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I don't have an icebox, but I have one of those great little magnets. It hangs on my refrigerator. I got mine from Miles Kimball, that terrific little catalog with all clever, usefull and hard to find things.
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Old 12-25-2007, 06:09 PM   #6
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Just go to Google and type in the question:

tablespoons in 2/3 cup

(2/3) US cup = 10.6666667 US tablespoons
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Old 12-25-2007, 06:42 PM   #7
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1 tablespoon = 3 teaspoons

1/3 cup = 5 1/3 tablespoons = 5 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon

Therefore, 2/3 cup = 10 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon

There ya go. I've been using this formula for over 40 years with no problem.
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Old 10-04-2013, 02:56 PM   #8
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Since we've dredged up a 6 year-old thread, wouldn't it be easier to use a 1/3 cup measuring cup twice? Every set of measuring cups I've ever seen includes a 1/3 cup measure.

If not that, 158ml rounded up to the nearest whole number.
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