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Using a Medicine Spoon as a Measuring Spoon

If you do not have any measuring spoons but you have children then try this neat measuring tip. You will see from the picture that a child’s medicine spoon is 5ml at the large end and 2.5ml at the small end.

Therefore for a rough conversion use the following:-

1 Teaspoon = 5ml = 1 large medicine spoonful.

1 Tablespoon = 15ml = 3 large + 1 level medicine spoonfuls.

These medicine spoons fit great into baking powder and bicarbonate pots too.


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