You can rapidly convert between grams, the fundamental unit of weight (mass) in the metric system, and teaspoons, a measure of volume commonly used in cooking, with our Grams to Teaspoons Converter. Are you curious about the sugar content of a teaspoon? Do you know how many teaspoons a tablespoon contains? What should you do if a pancake recipe calls for baking powder in grams, but you prefer teaspoons? Scroll down to learn more about Grams to Teaspoons Calculator, or have a look at the conversion table for fourteen common teaspoon components.

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Grams and Teaspoons – What are they?

The gram is a unit of mass or weight that is most commonly used in the centimeter-gram-second measuring system (see International System of Units). The mass of one cubic centimetre of pure water at 4°C (39.2°F), the temperature at which water reaches its maximum density under typical terrestrial pressures, is nearly identical (originally supposed to be equal; see metric system). The kilogram (kg) is now defined in terms of Planck’s constant, while the gram is defined as 0.001 kg. Under normal gravity, a gram of force equals the weight of a gram of mass. See our Gravitational Force Calculator for better understanding and torr to atm.

A teaspoon is a cutlery piece. It’s a little spoon that may be used to stir or measure volume in a cup of tea or coffee. The size of a teaspoon varies between 2.5 and 7.3 mL. (0.088 to 0.257 imp fl oz; 0.085 to 0.247 US fl oz). A teaspoonful is specified as 5 mL (0.18 imp fl oz; 0.17 US fl oz) for cooking and, more significantly, for medicinal administration, and standard measuring spoons are used. A teaspoon (or “teaspoonful”) is a cooking measure of volume commonly used in cooking recipes and pharmaceutic medical prescriptions in various countries. It is abbreviated in English as tsp. Or, less commonly, as t., ts., or tspn. The abbreviation is never capitalized because a capital letter is usually reserved for the bigger tablespoon.

Grams to Teaspoons Conversion Table

WeightWaterMilkCooking OilAll Purpose FlourGranulated Sugar
1 g0.202884 tsp0.196975 tsp0.23055 tsp0.383524 tsp0.289834 tsp
2 g0.405768 tsp0.39395 tsp0.4611 tsp0.767048 tsp0.579669 tsp
3 g0.608652 tsp0.590925 tsp0.69165 tsp1.1506 tsp0.869503 tsp
4 g0.811537 tsp0.7879 tsp0.922201 tsp1.5341 tsp1.1593 tsp
5 g1.0144 tsp0.984874 tsp1.1528 tsp1.9176 tsp1.4492 tsp
6 g1.2173 tsp1.1818 tsp1.3833 tsp2.3011 tsp1.739 tsp
7 g1.4202 tsp1.3788 tsp1.6139 tsp2.6847 tsp2.0288 tsp
8 g1.6231 tsp1.5758 tsp1.8444 tsp3.0682 tsp2.3187 tsp
9 g1.826 tsp1.7728 tsp2.075 tsp3.4517 tsp2.6085 tsp
10 g2.0288 tsp1.9697 tsp2.3055 tsp3.8352 tsp2.8983 tsp
11 g2.2317 tsp2.1667 tsp2.5361 tsp4.2188 tsp3.1882 tsp
12 g2.4346 tsp2.3637 tsp2.7666 tsp4.6023 tsp3.478 tsp
13 g2.6375 tsp2.5607 tsp2.9972 tsp4.9858 tsp3.7678 tsp
14 g2.8404 tsp2.7576 tsp3.2277 tsp5.3693 tsp4.0577 tsp
15 g3.0433 tsp2.9546 tsp3.4583 tsp5.7529 tsp4.3475 tsp
16 g3.2461 tsp3.1516 tsp3.6888 tsp6.1364 tsp4.6374 tsp
17 g3.449 tsp3.3486 tsp3.9194 tsp6.5199 tsp4.9272 tsp
18 g3.6519 tsp3.5455 tsp4.1499 tsp6.9034 tsp5.217 tsp
19 g3.8548 tsp3.7425 tsp4.3805 tsp7.287 tsp5.5069 tsp
20 g4.0577 tsp3.9395 tsp4.611 tsp7.6705 tsp5.7967 tsp
21 g4.2606 tsp4.1365 tsp4.8416 tsp8.054 tsp6.0865 tsp
22 g4.4635 tsp4.3334 tsp5.0721 tsp8.4375 tsp6.3764 tsp
23 g4.6663 tsp4.5304 tsp5.3027 tsp8.821 tsp6.6662 tsp
24 g4.8692 tsp4.7274 tsp5.5332 tsp9.2046 tsp6.956 tsp
25 g5.0721 tsp4.9244 tsp5.7638 tsp9.5881 tsp7.2459 tsp
26 g5.275 tsp5.1213 tsp5.9943 tsp9.9716 tsp7.5357 tsp
27 g5.4779 tsp5.3183 tsp6.2249 tsp10.36 tsp7.8255 tsp
28 g5.6808 tsp5.5153 tsp6.4554 tsp10.74 tsp8.1154 tsp
29 g5.8836 tsp5.7123 tsp6.686 tsp11.12 tsp8.4052 tsp
30 g6.0865 tsp5.9092 tsp6.9165 tsp11.51 tsp8.695 tsp
31 g6.2894 tsp6.1062 tsp7.1471 tsp11.89 tsp8.9849 tsp
32 g6.4923 tsp6.3032 tsp7.3776 tsp12.27 tsp9.2747 tsp
33 g6.6952 tsp6.5002 tsp7.6082 tsp12.66 tsp9.5645 tsp
34 g6.8981 tsp6.6971 tsp7.8387 tsp13.04 tsp9.8544 tsp
35 g7.1009 tsp6.8941 tsp8.0693 tsp13.42 tsp10.14 tsp
36 g7.3038 tsp7.0911 tsp8.2998 tsp13.81 tsp10.43 tsp
37 g7.5067 tsp7.2881 tsp8.5304 tsp14.19 tsp10.72 tsp
38 g7.7096 tsp7.485 tsp8.7609 tsp14.57 tsp11.01 tsp
39 g7.9125 tsp7.682 tsp8.9915 tsp14.96 tsp11.3 tsp
40 g8.1154 tsp7.879 tsp9.222 tsp15.34 tsp11.59 tsp

Common Ingredients Conversion Table


1/4 cup4 tbsp2oz57g
1/3 cup5 tbsp + 1 tbsp2.67 oz76g
1 cup16 tbsp8 oz227g


1/4 cup4 Tbsp1.06 oz / 0.95 oz30g / 27g
1/3 cup5 Tbsp + 1 tsp1.41 oz / 1.23 oz40g / 35g
1/2 cup8 Tbsp2.12 oz / 1.94 oz60g / 55g
1 cup16 Tbsp4.24 oz / 3.88 oz120g / 110g

Granulated sugar

1/4 cup4 Tbsp1.76 oz50g
1/3 cup5 Tbsp + 1 tsp2.29 oz65g
1/2 cup8 Tbsp3.5 oz100g
1 cup16 Tbsp7 oz200g

Brown sugar/ Firmly packed

1/4 cup4 Tbsp1.59 oz45g
1/3 cup5 Tbsp + 1 tsp2.12 oz60g
1/2 cup8 Tbsp3.2 oz90g
1 cup16 Tbsp6.4 oz180g


1/4 cup4 Tbsp2 oz57g
1/3 cup5 Tbsp + 1 tsp2.67 oz76g
1/2 cup8 Tbsp4 oz114g
1 cup16 Tbsp8 oz227g

Grams and Other Units

The relationship between mass and weight is complex. For example, the earth’s gravitational attraction on an item is measured by its weight. As a result, an object’s weight in space is smaller than its weight on the planet’s surface. The mass of the item, however, does not change. Therefore, mass and weight can be used interchangeably on the planet’s surface. The gram is the metric system’s fundamental unit of mass. For example, when water is put into a box that is 1 cm long on all sides, the mass of the water is 1 gram.

1 gram is equal to the weight of water in the package.

The prefixes for the units of mass and length in the metric system are the same.

Units of massMetrics in grams
1 Kilogram (kg)1000 g
1 hectogram (hg)100 g
1 decagram (dag)10 g
1 gram (g)1 g
1 decigram (dg)0.1 g
1 centigram (cg)0.01 g
1 milligram (mg)0.001 g

When converting between mass units, the decimal point is moved to the right or left in the metric system. The decimal point to be moved how many places and in which direction is determined by listing the units from greatest to smallest.

Grams to Teaspoons Formula

Divide the weight by 4.928922 times the density of the substance or material to convert a gram measurement to a teaspoon measurement. To convert, use the following formula:

Teaspoons \; =\frac {Grams} {4.928922\times Ingredient  \;density}  

As a result, the weight in teaspoons equals the grams divided by 4.928922 times the component or material’s density. To measure culinary materials, both grams and teaspoons are widely employed. Most chefs recommend measuring dry ingredients by weight rather than volume in cooking applications to increase measurement accuracy. Dry ingredient density can vary according to various factors, including compaction.

Teaspoon to Grams Formula

Multiply the volume of a teaspoon by 4.928922 times the density of the substance or material to get a gram measurement. To convert, use the following formula:

 Grams = Teaspoons  \times 4.928922 \times Ingredient\; density

Grams to Teaspoons Calculator – How to Use?

Conversions from grams to teaspoons vary depending on the density of the components. Because a gram is a measure of weight and a teaspoon is a unit of volume, the conversion is not always straightforward. For example, sugars “4g” or “4 grams” appears when you slide down the label to total carbs. To convert grams to teaspoons, you’ll need one crucial piece of information. One teaspoon contains four grams of sugar. The nutrition data round this value down to four grams because 4.2 grams equals a teaspoon.

Grams to Teaspoons Calculator – Example

For an ingredient having a density of 0.7 g/mL, for example, here’s how to convert 5 grams to teaspoons.

5 \; g = 5 \div (4.928922 \times 0.7) = 1.449172 \; tsp


How to convert grams to teaspoons?

Divide the weight by 4.928922 times the density of the substance or material to convert a gram measurement to a teaspoon measurement. As a result, the weight in teaspoons equals the grams divided by 4.928922 times the component or material’s density.

How many teaspoons are in a gram?

1 gram equals 0.24 tsp

Convert 10 grams to teaspoons?

10 grams equals 2.25 tsp

How much 16 teaspoons of butter is in grams?

1 cup of butter has 226.8 grams and 16 Tbsp

How many grams is a tsp of salt?

One teaspoon has 6 grams of salt.