Pounds to Cups Calculator
You've found pounds of flour in a recipe, but you're unfamiliar with these units. This pounds to cups calculator is the solution to your problem. Not only can you convert flour pounds to cups, but also cups of sugar to pounds. Wondering how many cups are in a pound of butter? Or how many sticks of butter are in a pound? Easy-peasy! Scroll down, and you'll find a simple explanation, a conversion table, and a small buttery infographic. If you want 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 the densities of products vary among brands, so the one you have may differ a bit. We've chosen the average 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:
(wheat) all purpose
(wheat) for baking
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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:
1 pound of sugar in cups:
1 US cup of sugar in pounds:
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 cups of butter = 4 sticks;
- 1.5 pounds of butter = 3 cups of butter = 6 sticks; and
- 2 pounds of butter = 4 cups 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 ensure you are using the correct measurements.
You might also want to give the pint to pound conveter a try, as it has a conversion for many routine items.