Cups of Butter Conversion Calculator

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Do you want to convert cups of butter to sticks of butter or cups of butter to grams?


What Is a Cup?

A cup is a unit used to measure volume.

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.

How Much Is a Cup of Butter?

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

How to Convert Cups of Butter

To convert cups of butter to another unit of butter volume, you need to multiply the value by a conversion factor. A conversion factor is a numerical value used to change the units of a measurement without changing the value.[1]

You can find the conversion factors for cups in the conversion table below.

Then, multiply the butter volume measurement by the conversion factor to find the equivalent value in the desired unit of measurement.

cups × conversion factor = result

To convert cups of butter to a unit of weight, you need to account for the density of the ingredient. You can use one of the converters below for the conversion.

Cup Conversion Table

Common cup values and equivalent imperial and metric butter measurements
cups sticks of butter tablespoons teaspoons milliliters pounds ounces grams
1 c 2 16 tbsp 48 tsp 236.58824 mL 0.5 lb 8 oz 226.7968 g
2 c 4 32 tbsp 96 tsp 473.17648 mL 1 lb 16 oz 453.5936 g
3 c 6 48 tbsp 144 tsp 709.76472 mL 1.5 lb 24 oz 680.3904 g
4 c 8 64 tbsp 192 tsp 946.35296 mL 2 lb 32 oz 907.1872 g
5 c 10 80 tbsp 240 tsp 1,183 mL 2.5 lb 40 oz 1,134 g
6 c 12 96 tbsp 288 tsp 1,420 mL 3 lb 48 oz 1,361 g
7 c 14 112 tbsp 336 tsp 1,656 mL 3.5 lb 56 oz 1,588 g
8 c 16 128 tbsp 384 tsp 1,893 mL 4 lb 64 oz 1,814 g
9 c 18 144 tbsp 432 tsp 2,129 mL 4.5 lb 72 oz 2,041 g
10 c 20 160 tbsp 480 tsp 2,366 mL 5 lb 80 oz 2,268 g
11 c 22 176 tbsp 528 tsp 2,602 mL 5.5 lb 88 oz 2,495 g
12 c 24 192 tbsp 576 tsp 2,839 mL 6 lb 96 oz 2,722 g
13 c 26 208 tbsp 624 tsp 3,076 mL 6.5 lb 104 oz 2,948 g
14 c 28 224 tbsp 672 tsp 3,312 mL 7 lb 112 oz 3,175 g
15 c 30 240 tbsp 720 tsp 3,549 mL 7.5 lb 120 oz 3,402 g
16 c 32 256 tbsp 768 tsp 3,785 mL 8 lb 128 oz 3,629 g
17 c 34 272 tbsp 816 tsp 4,022 mL 8.5 lb 136 oz 3,856 g
18 c 36 288 tbsp 864 tsp 4,259 mL 9 lb 144 oz 4,082 g
19 c 38 304 tbsp 912 tsp 4,495 mL 9.5 lb 152 oz 4,309 g
20 c 40 320 tbsp 960 tsp 4,732 mL 10 lb 160 oz 4,536 g

Cup Conversion Calculators

You can also convert butter using one of our cup converters below.

Butter Volume
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References

  1. National Institute of Standards & Technology, Unit Conversion, https://www.nist.gov/pml/owm/metric-si/unit-conversion

Other Butter Units

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