Cups to Pounds conversion

Cups (c) to Pounds (lb) conversion calculator and how to convert.


How to convert Cups to Pounds (general density):

Due to the fact that a cup measures a unit of volume and a pound measures a unit of weight, the conversion rate varies based on level of density. The below formulas only offer a generalized equation:

1 cup (US) is equal to 0.52 pounds.

1 c = 0.52 lb

1 cup (Metric) is approximately equal to 0.55 pounds.

1 c = 0.55 lb

1 cup (Imperial) is approximately equal to 0.63 pounds.

1 c = 0.63 lb


Formula:

The volume conversion from cups (US) to pounds (lb) is given by the generalized equation:

V(lb)= 0.52 * V(c)

The volume conversion from cups (Metric) to pounds (lb) is given by the generalized equation:

V(lb)= 0.55 * V(c)

The volume conversion from cups (Imperial) to pounds (lb) is given by the generalized equation:

V(lb)= 0.63 * V(c)


Cups to Pounds conversion table

NOTE: These values are NOT rounded like the above calculator.

Density Cups (c) Pounds (lb)
Butter 1/4 cup 0.13 lb
" 1/3 cup 0.17 lb
" 1/2 cup 0.25 lb
" 1 cup 0.5 lb
Bread Flour 1/4 cup 0.07 lb
" 1/3 cup 0.09 lb
" 1/2 cup 0.14 lb
" 1 cup 0.29 lb
Rolled Oats 1/4 cup 0.04 lb
" 1/3 cup 0.05 lb
" 1/2 cup 0.08 lb
" 1 cup 0.16 lb
Sugar (granulated) 1/4 cup 0.11 lb
" 1/3 cup 0.15 lb
" 1/2 cup 0.22 lb
" 2/3 cup 0.29 lb
" 3/4 cup 0.33 lb
" 1 cup 0.44 lb
Sugar (packed brown) 1/4 cup 0.11 lb
" 1/3 cup 0.14 lb
" 1/2 cup 0.21 lb
" 1 cup 0.43 lb

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