# Convert Cups of Butter to Pounds

Enter the butter in cups below to get the value converted to pounds.

**Results in Pounds:**

## How to Convert Cups to Pounds

To convert a cup measurement to a pound measurement, divide the butter by the conversion ratio. One pound is equal to 2 cups, so use this simple formula to convert:

The butter in pounds is equal to the cups divided by 2.

**For example,**here's how to convert 5 cups to pounds using the formula above.

Cups and pounds are both units used to measure butter. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

## Cups

One cup of butter is equal to 2 sticks, or 1/2 pound.

Cups can be abbreviated as *c*, and are also sometimes abbreviated as *C*. For example, 1 cup can be written as 1 c or 1 C.

## Pounds

Butter in the US is most commonly sold by the pound, which contains 4 sticks, or 16 ounces.

The pound is a US customary and imperial unit of butter. Pounds can be abbreviated as *lb*, for example 1 pound can be written as 1 lb.

## Cup to Pound Conversion Table

Cups | Pounds |
---|---|

1 c | 0.5 lb |

2 c | 1 lb |

3 c | 1.5 lb |

4 c | 2 lb |

5 c | 2.5 lb |

6 c | 3 lb |

7 c | 3.5 lb |

8 c | 4 lb |

9 c | 4.5 lb |

10 c | 5 lb |

11 c | 5.5 lb |

12 c | 6 lb |

13 c | 6.5 lb |

14 c | 7 lb |

15 c | 7.5 lb |

16 c | 8 lb |

17 c | 8.5 lb |

18 c | 9 lb |

19 c | 9.5 lb |

20 c | 10 lb |

21 c | 10.5 lb |

22 c | 11 lb |

23 c | 11.5 lb |

24 c | 12 lb |

25 c | 12.5 lb |

26 c | 13 lb |

27 c | 13.5 lb |

28 c | 14 lb |

29 c | 14.5 lb |

30 c | 15 lb |

31 c | 15.5 lb |

32 c | 16 lb |

33 c | 16.5 lb |

34 c | 17 lb |

35 c | 17.5 lb |

36 c | 18 lb |

37 c | 18.5 lb |

38 c | 19 lb |

39 c | 19.5 lb |

40 c | 20 lb |