Convert Pounds of Butter to Cups

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

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1 lb = 2 c
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How to Convert Pounds to Cups

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

cups = pounds × 2

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

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

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

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.

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.

Pound Measurements and Equivalent Cup Conversions

Common pound values converted to the equivalent cup value
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

More Pound Butter Conversions

Butter Volume
Convert to Sticks Of Butter
1 lb is equal to 4 sticks of butter
Convert to Tablespoons
1 lb is equal to 32 tablespoons
Convert to Teaspoons
1 lb is equal to 96 teaspoons
Convert to Milliliters
1 lb is equal to 473.17648 milliliters
Butter Weight
Convert to Ounces
1 lb is equal to 16 ounces
Convert to Grams
1 lb is equal to 453.5936 grams