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

conversion scale showing pounds and equivalent cups butter values

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 to Cup Conversion Table

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