Convert Pounds of Butter to Tablespoons

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

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1 lb = 32 tbsp

How to Convert Pounds to Tablespoons

conversion scale showing pounds and equivalent tablespoons butter values

To convert a pound measurement to a tablespoon measurement, multiply the butter by the conversion ratio. One pound is equal to 32 tablespoons, so use this simple formula to convert:

tablespoons = pounds × 32

The butter in tablespoons is equal to the pounds multiplied by 32.

For example, here's how to convert 5 pounds to tablespoons using the formula above.
5 lb = (5 × 32) = 160 tbsp

Pounds and tablespoons 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.

Tablespoons

One tablespoon of butter is equal to 1/8 of a stick or 1/2 ounce.

Tablespoons can be abbreviated as tbsp, and are also sometimes abbreviated as T, Tbls, or Tb. For example, 1 tablespoon can be written as 1 tbsp, 1 T, 1 Tbls, or 1 Tb.

Pound to Tablespoon Conversion Table

Pound measurements converted to tablespoons
Pounds Tablespoons
1 lb 32 tbsp
2 lb 64 tbsp
3 lb 96 tbsp
4 lb 128 tbsp
5 lb 160 tbsp
6 lb 192 tbsp
7 lb 224 tbsp
8 lb 256 tbsp
9 lb 288 tbsp
10 lb 320 tbsp
11 lb 352 tbsp
12 lb 384 tbsp
13 lb 416 tbsp
14 lb 448 tbsp
15 lb 480 tbsp
16 lb 512 tbsp
17 lb 544 tbsp
18 lb 576 tbsp
19 lb 608 tbsp
20 lb 640 tbsp
21 lb 672 tbsp
22 lb 704 tbsp
23 lb 736 tbsp
24 lb 768 tbsp
25 lb 800 tbsp
26 lb 832 tbsp
27 lb 864 tbsp
28 lb 896 tbsp
29 lb 928 tbsp
30 lb 960 tbsp
31 lb 992 tbsp
32 lb 1,024 tbsp
33 lb 1,056 tbsp
34 lb 1,088 tbsp
35 lb 1,120 tbsp
36 lb 1,152 tbsp
37 lb 1,184 tbsp
38 lb 1,216 tbsp
39 lb 1,248 tbsp
40 lb 1,280 tbsp