Cups to Sticks of Butter Converter

Enter the butter in cups below to get the value converted to sticks of butter.

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1 c = 2 sticks of butter

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How to Convert Cups to Sticks of Butter

To convert a measurement in cups to a measurement in sticks of butter, multiply the butter by the following conversion ratio: 2 sticks of butter/cup.

Since one cup of butter is equal to 2 sticks of butter, you can use this simple formula to convert:

sticks of butter = cups × 2

The butter in sticks of butter is equal to the butter in cups multiplied by 2.

For example, here's how to convert 5 cups to sticks of butter using the formula above.
sticks of butter = (5 c × 2) = 10 sticks of butter
conversion scale showing cups and equivalent sticks of butter butter values

How Many Sticks of Butter Are in a Cup of Butter?

There are 2 sticks of butter in a cup of butter, which is why we use this value in the formula above.

1 c = 2 sticks of butter

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

What Is a Cup?

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

The cup is a US customary unit of volume. 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.

Learn more about cups.

What Is a Stick of Butter?

Butter in the US is sold in packages containing sticks of butter, usually 1/2 or one pound packages containing two or four sticks respectively. One stick of butter contains 8 tablespoons.[1]

Learn more about sticks of butter.

Cup to Stick of Butter Conversion Table

Table showing various cup measurements converted to sticks of butter.
Cups Sticks Of Butter
1 c 2
2 c 4
3 c 6
4 c 8
5 c 10
6 c 12
7 c 14
8 c 16
9 c 18
10 c 20
11 c 22
12 c 24
13 c 26
14 c 28
15 c 30
16 c 32
17 c 34
18 c 36
19 c 38
20 c 40
21 c 42
22 c 44
23 c 46
24 c 48
25 c 50
26 c 52
27 c 54
28 c 56
29 c 58
30 c 60
31 c 62
32 c 64
33 c 66
34 c 68
35 c 70
36 c 72
37 c 74
38 c 76
39 c 78
40 c 80

References

  1. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Cooking Conversion Guide, https://www.fdacs.gov/content/download/17165/file/P-01775.pdf

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