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how many cups in 1/2 lb. of brown sugar?

Last post Aug 12, 2005 9:51 PM by Redraspberrygirl . 6 replies.


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  • how many cups in 1/2 lb. of brown sugar?
    I want to cut the monster cookie recipe in fourths b/c it is such a huge recipe. The recipe calls for 2 lbs. of brown sugar. Anyone know how many cups that would be? Thanks!
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  • RE: how many cups in 1/2 lb. of brown sugar?
    My bag of C&H Brown Sugar (2-lbs) says that there are 227 tsp in the whole bag. There are 56-3/4 tsp in 1/4 of the bag (1/2 lb) which, according to my handy dandy Kitchen Calc Pro calculator equals 1-1/8 cups (1 cup plus 2 Tbsp).

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  • RE: how many cups in 1/2 lb. of brown sugar?
    Hi my5 kidsmom oh, There are four and one half cups firmly packed brownsugar in a box, good luck chetter
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  • RE: how many cups in 1/2 lb. of brown sugar?
    2 1/4 cups is eaual to 1 pound
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  • RE: how many cups in 1/2 lb. of brown sugar?
    Well, all 3 answers come up with the same thing! Thanks for the quick responses, and off to the kitchen I head!
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  • RE: how many cups in 1/2 lb. of brown sugar?
    3 1/2 cups = 1 pound brown sugar
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  • RE: how many cups in 1/2 lb. of brown sugar?
    Pound to Cups
    1 pound brown sugar equals 3 1/2 cups
    1 pound granulated sugar equals 2 1/4 cups
    1 pound confectioners sugar equals 3 1/2 cups
    1 pound butter equals 2 cups
    l pound shortening equals 2 cups
    l pound grated cheese equals 4 1/2 cups
    l pound flour equals 3 3/4 cups
    1 pound whole wheat flour equals 3 1/3 cups
    1 pound cornmeal equals 3 1/4 cups
    l pound raisins equals 3 cups
    l pound pitted dates equals 2 2/3 cups
    l pound unpitted dates equals 3 1/2 cups
    1 pound coffee equals 5 cups
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