Pounds to Cups conversion

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


How to convert Pounds to Cups:

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

1 pound is approximately equal to 1.92 cups (US).

1 g ≈ 1.92 c

1 pound is approximately equal to 1.81 cups (Metric).

1 g ≈ 1.81 c

1 pound is approximately equal to 1.6 cups (UK).

1 g ≈ 1.6 c


Formula:

The volume conversion from pounds to cups (US) is given by the formula:

V(c) ≈ 1.92 * V(g)

The volume conversion from pounds to cups (Metric) is given by the formula:

V(c) ≈ 1.81 * V(g)

The volume conversion from pounds to cups (Imperial) is given by the formula:

V(c) ≈ 1.6 * V(g)


Pounds to Cups conversion table

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

Density Pounds (lb) Cups (c)
Butter 1 lb 2 c
" 2 lb 4 c
" 3 lb 6 c
" 4 lb 8 c
" 5 lb 10 c
Bread Flour 1 lb 3.49 c
" 2 lb 6.97 c
" 3 lb 10.46 c
" 4 lb 13.94 c
" 5 lb 17.43 c
Rolled Oats 1 lb 6.31 c
" 2 lb 12.61 c
" 3 lb 18.92 c
" 4 lb 25.23 c
" 5 lb 31.53 c
Sugar (granulated) 1 lb 2.26 c
" 2 lb 4.52 c
" 3 lb 6.77 c
" 4 lb 9.03 c
" 5 lb 11.29 c
Sugar (packed brown) 1 lb 2.33 c
" 2 lb 4.66 c
" 3 lb 6.99 c
" 4 lb 9.32 c
" 5 lb 11.65 c

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