# Convert Cups of Sugar to Quarts

Enter the amount of sugar in cups below to get the value converted to quarts.

Results in Quarts: 1 c = 0.25 qt
1 c = 1/4 qt

Do you want to convert quarts of sugar to cups?

## How to Convert Cups of Sugar to Quarts

To convert a measurement in cups to a measurement in quarts, divide the sugar by the following conversion ratio: 4 cups/quart.

Since one quart of sugar is equal to 4 cups, you can use this simple formula to convert:

quarts = cups ÷ 4

The sugar in quarts is equal to the sugar in cups divided by 4.

For example, here's how to convert 5 cups to quarts using the formula above.
quarts = (5 c ÷ 4) = 1.25 qt

### How Many Quarts Are in a Cup of Sugar?

There are 0.25 quarts in a cup of sugar, which is why we use this value in the formula above.

1 c = 0.25 qt

## Should I Measure Sugar by Weight or Volume?

Many experts are adamant that dry ingredients like sugar should be measured by weight instead of volume, especially when used for baking.

The reason is that the density of different sugars vary slightly, so volume measurements will likely yield an incorrect amount of ingredient. Additionally, when using a cup or tablespoon, the amount that the sugar is compressed and above or under the measurement line will alter the actual amount.

This is why most experts suggest using a food scale to measure sugar when cooking, rather than a cup, tablespoon, or other volume measuring devices.

## What is a Cup?

The cup is a commonly used unit to measure sugar volume. One cup of sugar is equal to 16 tablespoons.

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.