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Quarts to Cups: How Many Cups in a Quart?

Convert between fluid quarts and cups using this handy calculator tool. This converter features the US cup, metric cup and UK imperial cup.

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How many cups in a quart?

When using cup and fluid quart measurements from the same country, one quart equals 4 cups or 2 pints.

  • 1 Quart (US, fluid) = 4 Cups (US)
  • 1 Quart (UK, fluid) = 4 Cups (UK, imperial)

The above conversions should help 95% of people. It's worth noting that you will get a different measurement if you mix up the different cup sizes. For example, the UK rarely (since the 1970s) references UK imperial cups in recipes and often adopts the metric cup, which is used in Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the rest of the Commonwealth. The metric cup is smaller (250mL) than the imperial cup (284.131 mL).

Quarts and metric cups

  • 1 Quart (US, fluid) = 3.78541 metric cups
  • 1 Quart (UK, fluid) = 4.546 metric cups

What is a quart?

A fluid quart is a unit of liquid volume and is equal to a quarter gallon or two pints. There are two different measurements of the fluid quart: the US fluid quart and the UK imperial quart. The US quart (946.35mL) is smaller than the UK quart (1136.52mL).

How many cups there are in a quart and a half?

There are 6 standard US cups in one and a half US fluid quarts (there are 4 US cups in 1 quart).

Quarts to cups conversion table

I've included a reference table of conversions for cups and quarts below. This chart assumes you're using either the US fluid quart and cup or the UK fluid quart and imperial cup.

Quarts to Cups Quarts to Cups
1 quart = 4 cups 10 quarts = 40 cups
1.5 quarts = 6 cups 11 quarts = 44 cups
2 quarts = 8 cups 12 quarts = 48 cups
3 quarts = 12 cups 13 quarts = 52 cups
4 quarts = 16 cups 14 quarts = 56 cups
5 quarts = 20 cups 15 quarts = 60 cups
6 quarts = 24 cups 16 quarts = 64 cups
7 quarts = 28 cups 17 quarts = 68 cups
8 quarts = 32 cups 18 quarts = 72 cups
9 quarts = 36 cups 19 quarts = 76 cups
10 quarts = 40 cups 20 quarts = 80 cups

Other cooking units

To convert between other cooking units such as tablespoons, teaspoons, millilitres, grams, pounds, quarts and more, give the cooking converter a try. You can also convert between cups and grams here.