What are the abbreviations for cooking measurements?

How do you abbreviate cooking measurements?

Although some recipes spell out measurements, a lot of cookbooks use abbreviations.

Common cooking abbreviations.

Cooking Abbreviation(s) Unit of Measurement
oz ounce
pt pint
t, tsp teaspoon
T, TB, Tbl, Tbsp tablespoon

What are the basic standard cooking measurements and abbreviations?

Common Abbreviations for Measurements

Abbreviation(s) What It Stands For
oz ounce
pt pint
t, tsp teaspoon
T, TB, Tbl, Tbsp tablespoon

What are the units of measurements used in cooking?

In most of the world, recipes use the metric system of units—litres (L) and millilitres (mL), grams (g) and kilograms (kg), and degrees Celsius (°C). The official spelling litre is used in most English-speaking nations; the notable exception is the United States where the spelling liter is preferred.

What does TB stand for in cooking?

Culinary measure

Some authors additionally capitalize the abbreviation, as Tbsp., while leaving tsp. In lower case, to emphasize that the larger tablespoon, rather than the smaller teaspoon, is wanted. The tablespoon abbreviation is sometimes further abbreviated to Tb. or T.

What does PCK stand for in cooking?

German abbreviations in cooking recipes

EL, El, Tablespoon approx. 15ml
TL, T1, tl Teaspoon approx. 5ml
PR, Pr, Pr. pinch of
Pk, Pck, pk parcel
Qty stalks of
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What does HR mean in cooking?

Abbreviations Used in Recipes

Abbreviation Measurement
hr, hr. Hour
k, k., kg, kg. Kilogram
kgs, kgs. Kilograms
k/l Kiloliter