Pounds to Cups Calculator
You've found pounds of flour in a recipe, but you're not familiar with these units! This pounds to cups calculator is the solution to your problem. Not only you can convert flour pounds to cups, but also cups of sugar to pounds. Wondering how many cups in a pound of butter? Or how many sticks of butter in a pound? Easy-peasy! Scroll down, and you'll find a simple explanation, conversion table, and even a little buttery infographic. If you're looking to convert from metric units of weight, check out our popular grams to cups calculator.
Pounds to cups - flour
Weight is usually more accurate when it comes to measuring the amount of cooking ingredients you need. If you prefer volume units such as cups, you can use our pounds to cups calculator! However, you need to remember that densities of products vary among brands, so the one you have may differ a bit. We've chosen the averaged value from several sources, so the value should be more or less fine. If your recipe doesn't require high precision, our pounds to cups calculator is a safe bet.
Below, you'll find the conversions not only for two popular flour choices - all-purpose and cake flour - but also for seven other types of flour:
|Flour type||US cups||UK cups|
|(wheat) all purpose||3.2||3|
|(wheat) for baking||4.3||4|
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Pounds to cups, cups to pounds - sugar
We've prepared the conversion table for a quick comparison of different sugar types:
|Sugar||US cups||UK cups|
If you want to know another conversion than one sugar cup to pounds, just use our tool!
How many cups in a pound of butter? How many sticks of butter in a pound?
If you're wondering how many sticks of butter in a pound the answer is simple - four. Also, one cup of butter equals two sticks, so one pound of butter is equivalent to two cups:
Find below other quick conversions for butter measures:
- 1/4 pound of butter = 0.5 cup of butter = 1 stick
- 1/2 pound of butter = 1 cup of butter = 2 sticks
- 3/4 pound of butter = 1.5 cup of butter = 3 sticks
- 1 pound of butter = 2 cup of butter = 4 sticks
- 1.5 pounds of butter = 3 cup of butter = 6 sticks
- 2 pounds of butter = 4 cup of butter = 8 sticks
If you are cooking pasta for dinner tonight, you may want to look at the dry to cooked pasta converter, to make sure you are using the right measurements.