How many cups is equal to a pound?
The answer to how many cups are in one pound of powdered sugar will vary depending on if your powdered sugar is sifted or unsifted. In general: 1 pound = 3 1/2 to 4 cups unsifted powdered sugar. 1 pound = 4 1/2 cups sifted powered sugar.
|LIQUID AND DRY MEASURE EQUIVALENTS|
|1 cup||=||16 tablespoons|
|1 pound||=||2 cups|
|1 quart||=||4 cups|
|1/2 tablespoon||=||1 1/2 teaspoons|
- Dry/Weight Measure
Ounces 10 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons 2/3 cup 5.2 ounces 12 tablespoons 3/4 cup 6 ounces 16 tablespoons 1 cup 8 ounces 32 tablespoons 2 cups 16 ounces
- 2 cups (1 pint) of most foods = 1 pound. Granted, once cooked and drained, a pound of raw ground beef becomes less than a pint.
- If you would like to use the American "cups" method of measurement, the table below can be used as a conversion guideline for non- liquid ingredients. Officially, a US Cup is 240ml (or 8.45 imperial fluid ounces.) This is slightly different from an Australian, Canadian and South African Cup which is 250ml.
Walnuts are the only nut that has omega-3 fatty acids. One pound of walnuts equals 3-3/4 cups halves; 3-1/2 cups chopped.
- 1 cup = about 5oz of raw shelled sunflower seeds.
3.2cups = about one pound.
Quantity is the number of pounds you are buying. Price is the price per pound for the seeds.
- equivalent values
amount, in grams (g) amount, in ounces (oz) 3/4 cup 95 g 3.3 oz 7/8 cup 110 g 3.9 oz 1 cup 125 g 4.4 oz 2 cups 250 g 8.8 oz
- Looking at the actual number of nuts in a serving, 14 shelled walnut halves and 24 shelled almonds equal one serving. Other measures of serving size by number include: 16 cashews, 28 peanuts and 45 pistachios. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recommends 1.5 oz of nuts a day, roughly equal to 1/3 cup.
Updated: 2nd October 2019