Convert Sticks Of Butter to Cups

Enter the butter in sticks of butter below to get the value converted to cups.

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1 stick of butter = 0.5 c

How to Convert Sticks Of Butter to Cups

conversion scale showing sticks of butter and equivalent cups butter values

To convert a stick of butter measurement to a cup measurement, divide the butter by the conversion ratio. One cup is equal to 2 sticks of butter, so use this simple formula to convert:

cups = sticks of butter ÷ 2

The butter in cups is equal to the sticks of butter divided by 2.

For example, here's how to convert 5 sticks of butter to cups using the formula above.
5 sticks of butter = (5 ÷ 2) = 2.5 c

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

Sticks Of Butter

Butter in the US is sold in packages containing sticks of butter, usually 1/2 or one pound packages containing two or four sticks respectively. One stick of butter contains 8 tablespoons.[1]

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.

Stick Of Butter to Cup Conversion Table

Stick of butter measurements converted to cups
Sticks Of Butter Cups
1 0.5 c
2 1 c
3 1.5 c
4 2 c
5 2.5 c
6 3 c
7 3.5 c
8 4 c
9 4.5 c
10 5 c
11 5.5 c
12 6 c
13 6.5 c
14 7 c
15 7.5 c
16 8 c
17 8.5 c
18 9 c
19 9.5 c
20 10 c
21 10.5 c
22 11 c
23 11.5 c
24 12 c
25 12.5 c
26 13 c
27 13.5 c
28 14 c
29 14.5 c
30 15 c
31 15.5 c
32 16 c
33 16.5 c
34 17 c
35 17.5 c
36 18 c
37 18.5 c
38 19 c
39 19.5 c
40 20 c

References

  1. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Cooking Conversion Guide, https://www.fdacs.gov/content/download/17165/file/P-01775.pdf