# Convert Pounds of Butter to Cups

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

## Result in Cups:

1 lb = 2 c

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## How to Convert Pounds to Cups

To convert a measurement in pounds to a measurement in cups, multiply the butter by the following conversion ratio: 2 cups/pound.

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

cups = pounds × 2

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

For example, here's how to convert 5 pounds to cups using the formula above.
cups = (5 lb × 2) = 10 c

### How Many Cups Are in a Pound of Butter?

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

1 lb = 2 c

## What Is a Pound?

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 weight. Pounds can be abbreviated as lb; for example, 1 pound can be written as 1 lb.

## 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.

## Pound to Cup Conversion Table

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