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Wondering how many cups in a quart, cups in a pint or cups in a gallon? Perhaps you"re looking for quarts in a gallon or pints in a quart? Here you"ll find a full guide with conversion tables and free printables.

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Need to convert between Cups, Pints, Quarts or Gallons?

When you"re cooking and need to convert between cups, pints, quarts, or gallons, it can be a little tricky.

But don"t worry, I"ll show you the easy way to remember the conversions. I"ve also done all the conversions in a simple table for you, below!

In this article, we will explore the different liquid measurements that are commonly used in the USA.

I know how hard it can be when you"re cooking and your favorite recipe is written in Imperial, but you know Metric or vice versa. You"re left wondering how to convert cups of water or pints of milk.

I"ve spent lots of time looking up the same conversions again and again from my favorite recipes. So I thought it was time to write up a blog post covering all those confusing conversions!

If you"re like me, suddenly you might find that you"re racking your brain to remember how many cups in a pint of milk?

Or perhaps you need to know how many cups in a quart of water?

Or bigger, how many cups in a gallon?

There isn"t always a very straightforward answer, but don"t worry:

I"ve done all the conversions for you; just scroll down for charts, printables, and tables!

When you"re busy cooking, sometimes ounces can be confusing. So, I also have handy guides if you"re wondering how many How Many Ounces in a Quart or How Many Ounces in a Gallon.

Whether you"re trying to convert water, milk or another liquid, I"ve got you covered!

It might also help you to take a look at this guide to the differences between the Metric and Imperial Systems.

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General Conversions

To get started, here are the usual conversions for liquids:

1 gallon = 4 quarts, 8 pints, 16 cups, 128 fluid ounces, 3.8 liters1 quart = 2 pints, 4 cups, 32 fluid ounces, ¼ gallon, 0.95 liters1 pint = ½ quart, 2 cups, 16 fluid ounces, 0.125 gallon, ⅕ liter (0.47L)1 cup = 8 oz, 48 teaspoons, 16 tablespoons, ½ pint, ¼ quart,

Free conversion printable


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Cups in a pint, quart or gallon

So, let"s get on to the conversions. I"m sure you"re still wondering, how many pints in a quart? 1 pint is how many cups? How many quarts in a gallon etc...

I"ve broken it down below:

NOTE: All conversions below are in US liquid measures.

How many cups in a pint?

There are 2 cups in 1 pint.There are 4 cups in 2 pints.There are 8 cups in 4 pints.There are 10 cups in 5 pints.There is 1 cup in half a pint.

How many cups in a quart?

There are 4 cups in 1 quart.There are 8 cups in 2 quarts.There are 16 cups in 4 quarts.There are 20 cups in 5 quarts.There are 2 cups in ½ a quart.

How many cups in a gallon?

There are 16 cups in 1 gallon.There are 32 cups in 2 gallons.There are 48 cups in 3 gallons.There are 64 cups in 4 gallons.There are 80 cups in 5 gallons.There are 8 cups in half a gallon.There are 4 cups in a quarter gallon.

How many pints in a quart?

There are 2 pints in 1 quart.There are 4 pints in 2 quarts.There are 6 pints in 3 quarts.There are 8 pints in 4 quarts.There are 10 pints in 5 quarts.

How many pints in a gallon?

There are 8 pints in 1 gallon.There are 16 pints in 2 gallonsThere are 24 pints in 3 gallons.There are 32 pints in 4 gallons.There are 40 pints in 5 gallons.

How many quarts in a gallon?

There are 4 quarts in 1 gallon.There are 8 quarts in 2 gallons.There are 12 quarts in 3 gallons.There are 16 quarts in 4 gallons.There are 20 quarts in 5 gallons.There are 2 quarts in half a gallon.

Cups, Pints, Quarts & Gallons Chart

Use this handy chart to quickly see how to convert US liquid measures.

½ cup¼ pint⅛ quart-
1 cup½ pint¼ quart1/16 gal.
2 cups1 pint½ quart⅛ gal.
4 cups2 pints1 quart¼ gal.
8 cups4 pints2 quarts½ gal.
16 cups8 pints4 quarts1 gal.
31.5 cups16 pints8 quarts2 gal.

Printable conversion chart

Want a FREE handy kitchen conversion chart? I"ve got you covered! This chart will help you with lots of cooking conversions. Enjoy!

Here"s a handy kitchen conversion chart for you!

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