Convert Litres (L) to Tablespoons (Tbsp) | L in Tbsp

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This quick and easy calculator will convert Litres (L) to Tablespoons (Tbsp) and show formula, brief history on the units and quick maths for the conversion.

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Quick Reference for Converting Litres to Tablespoons

Tbsp = L x 67.63
Quick Rough Maths
To get the Tablespoons, multiply the number of Litres by 67.6
Litres (L) in 1 Tablespoon
There are 0.01 Litres in 1 Tablespoon
Tablespoons (Tbsp) in 1 Litre
There are 67.63 Tablespoons in 1 Litre

Unit Information

Symbol: L
Unit System: Non-SI Metric

What is the Litre?

The litre (or liter; US spelling) is a unit of volume and is a non-SI metric unit with the symbol L).

1 litre is equal to the volume in a cube with edges all measuring 10cm. There are 0.22 imperial gallons in a litre. Conversely, 1 imperial gallon is equal to 4.5461 gallons.

1 litre of water weights exactly 1 kilogram.

After the metric system was introduced in France in 1791, it took a couple of years for the entire country to implement it in everyday use. After much backlash, it was decided that the cubic metre was too big for everyday use. By 1795 it was announced that the former 'cadil' (0.001 cubic metres) had been given a new name; 'litre'.

Symbol: Tbsp
Unit System: US Customary

What is the Tablespoon?

The tablespoon is a unit of volume in the US customary system and uses the symbol Tbsp.

In the kitchen, the tablespoon is the larger of the commonly used spoons served at the table and represents 1/2 US fluid ounce or, expressed in SI / metric format; 14.78676 ml.

This is often expressed as equivalent to 3 teaspoons (3 Tsp) although strictly speaking it is a little under the size of 3 metric teaspoons (5 ml) at 4.92892159375 ml. It was established to assist normal kitchens with recipes without the need for specific measuring equipment or devices. Although many spoons differ in sizes (and very rarely is a spoon filled accurately) it allowed for a decent "catch-all" and gave a "good enough" result most of the time.

Conversion Tables for Litres (L) to Tablespoons (Tbsp)