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Abbreviating Recipe Measurements for Your Food Blog

By Kelly Senyei

Part of Food Blogging For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Whether your recipes appear in blogs, books, or magazines, be sure to use a consistent recipe style; it indicates credibility and professionalism. The table shows common measurements and options for abbreviations. Regardless of which style you choose for your food blog, pick one and stick with it.

Measurement Abbreviations
teaspoon t, t., tsp, tspn.
tablespoon T, T., Tbsp, tblsp, tblspn.
ounce oz, oz., fl. oz.
pound lb, lb., #
cup c, c., C, C.