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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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