## How Many Cups Are In A Pound Of Flour?

Jul 25, 2023

One pound of all-purpose flour is equivalent to approximately 3.5 cups, while one pound of cake flour is approximately 4 cups. To convert between cups and pounds for a specific type of flour, it’s best to refer to an online conversion tool or the package itself for exact measurements.

## How many cups equal 1 pound?

Pounds to Cup Formula – If you want to turn cups into a pound, here is a standard formula:

Measurements for the United States: 1 pound is equal to 1.92 cups

#### Is 4 cups 1 pound?

Pounds to cups for butter

Pounds Cups
½ lb 1 cups
1 lb 2 cups
2 lb 4 cups
3 lb 6 cups

#### How much does 1 cup of flour weigh?

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For best results, we recommend weighing your ingredients with a digital scale. A cup of all-purpose flour weighs 4 1/4 ounces or 120 grams. This chart is a quick reference for volume, ounces, and grams equivalencies for common ingredients.

Ingredient Volume Ounces Grams
’00’ Pizza Flour 1 cup 4 116
Agave syrup 1/4 cup 3 84
All-Purpose Flour 1 cup 4 1/4 120
Almond Flour 1 cup 3 3/8 96
Almond meal 1 cup 3 84
Almond paste (packed) 1 cup 9 1/8 259
Almonds (sliced) 1/2 cup 1 1/2 43
Almonds (slivered) 1/2 cup 2 57
Almonds, whole (unblanched) 1 cup 5 142
Amaranth flour 1 cup 3 5/8 103
Apple juice concentrate 1/4 cup 2 1/2 70
Apples (dried, diced) 1 cup 3 85
Apples (peeled, sliced) 1 cup 4 113
Applesauce 1 cup 9 255
Apricots (dried, diced) 1/2 cup 2 1/4 64
Artisan Bread Flour 1 cup 4 1/4 120
Artisan Bread Topping 1/4 cup 1 1/2 43
Baker’s Cinnamon Filling 1 cup 5 3/8 152
Baker’s Fruit Blend 1 cup 4 1/2 128
Baker’s Special Sugar (superfine sugar, castor sugar) 1 cup 6 3/4 190
Baking powder 1 tea­spoon 4
Baking soda 1/2 tea­spoon 3
Baking Sugar Alternative 1 cup 6 170
Bananas (mashed) 1 cup 8 227
Barley (cooked) 1 cup 7 5/8 215
Barley (pearled) 1 cup 7 1/2 213
Barley flakes 1/2 cup 1 5/8 46
Barley flour 1 cup 3 85
Barley malt syrup 2 tablespoons 1 1/2 42
Basil pesto 2 table­spoons 1 28
Bell peppers (fresh) 1 cup 5 142
Berries (frozen) 1 cup 5 142
Better Cheddar Cheese Powder 1/2 cup 2 57
Blueberries (dried) 1 cup 5 1/2 156
Blueberries (fresh or frozen) 1 cup 5 to 6 140 to 170
Blueberry juice 1 cup 8 1/2 241
Boiled cider 1/4 cup 3 85
Bran cereal 1 cup 2 1/8 60
Bread crumbs (dried) 1/4 cup 1 28
Bread crumbs (fresh) 1/4 cup 3/4 21
Bread crumbs (Japanese Panko) 1 cup 1 3/4 50
Bread Flour 1 cup 4 1/4 120
Brown rice (cooked) 1 cup 6 170
Brown rice flour 1 cup 4 1/2 128
Brown sugar (dark or light, packed) 1 cup 7 1/2 213
Buckwheat (whole) 1 cup 6 170
Buckwheat Flour 1 cup 4 1/4 120
Bulgur 1 cup 5 3/8 152
Butter 8 table­spoons (1/2 cup) 4 113
Buttermilk 1 cup 8 227
Buttermilk powder 2 tablespoons 2/3 18
Cacao nibs 1 cup 4 1/4 120
Cake Enhancer 2 table­spoons 1/2 14
Candied peel 1/2 cup 3 85
Caramel (14-16 individual pieces, 1″ squares) 1/2 cup 5 142
Caramel bits (chopped Heath or toffee) 1 cup 5 1/2 156
Caraway seeds 2 table­spoons 5/8 18
Carrots (cooked and puréed) 1/2 cup 4 1/2 128
Carrots (diced) 1 cup 5 142
Carrots (grated) 1 cup 3 1/2 99
Cashews (chopped) 1 cup 4 113
Cashews (whole) 1 cup 4 113
Celery (diced) 1 cup 5 142
Cheese (Feta) 1/2 cup 2 57
Cheese (grated cheddar, jack, mozzarella, or Swiss) 1 cup 4 113
Cheese (grated Parmesan) 1/2 cup 1 3/4 50
Cheese (Ricotta) 1 cup 8 227
Cherries (candied) 1/4 cup 1 3/4 50
Cherries (dried) 1/2 cup 2 1/2 71
Cherries (fresh, pitted, chopped) 1/2 cup 2 7/8 80
Cherries (frozen) 1 cup 4 113
Cherry Concentrate 2 tablespoons 1 1/2 42
Chickpea flour 1 cup 3 85
Chives (fresh) 1/2 cup 3/4 21
Chocolate (chopped) 1 cup 6 170
Chocolate Chips 1 cup 6 170
Chocolate Chunks 1 cup 6 170
Cinnamon Sweet Bits 1/4 cup 1 1/4 35
Cinnamon-Sugar 1/4 cup 1 3/4 50
Cocoa (unsweetened) 1/2 cup 1 1/2 42
Coconut (sweetened, shredded) 1 cup 3 85
Coconut (toasted) 1 cup 3 85
Coconut (unsweetened, desiccated) 1 cup 3 85
Coconut (unsweetened, large flakes) 1 cup 2 1/8 60
Coconut (unsweetened, shredded) 1 cup 1 7/8 53
Coconut cream (unsweetened) 1 cup 10 284
Coconut Flour 1 cup 4 1/2 128
Coconut milk; canned, well shaken 1 cup 8 1/2 241
Coconut milk (evaporated) 1 cup 8 1/2 242
Coconut Milk Powder 1/2 cup 2 57
Coconut oil 1/2 cup 4 113
Coconut sugar 1/2 cup 2 3/4 77
Confectioners’ sugar (unsifted) 2 cups 8 227
Cookie crumbs 1 cup 3 85
Corn (fresh or frozen) 1/4 cup 1 1/3 38
Corn (popped) 4 cups 3/4 21
Corn syrup 1 cup 11 312
Cornmeal (whole) 1 cup 4 7/8 138
Cornmeal (yellow, Quaker) 1 cup 5 1/2 156
Cornstarch 1/4 cup 1 28
Cracked wheat 1 cup 5 1/4 149
Cranberries (dried) 1/2 cup 2 57
Cranberries (fresh or frozen) 1 cup 3 1/2 99
Cream (heavy cream, light cream, or half & half) 1 cup 8 227
Cream cheese 1 cup 8 227
Cream of coconut 1/2 cup 5 142
Crème fraiche 1/2 cup 4 1/3 124
Crystallized ginger 1/2 cup 3 1/4 92
Currants 1 cup 5 142
Dates (chopped) 1 cup 5 1/4 149
Demerara sugar 1 cup 7 3/4 220
Dried Blueberry Powder 1/4 cup 1 28
Dried milk (Baker’s Special Dry Milk) 1/4 cup 1 28
Dried nonfat milk (powdered) 1/4 cup 1 28
Dried potato flakes (instant mashed potatoes) 1/2 cup 1 1/2 43
Dried whole milk (powdered) 1/2 cup 1 3/4 50
Durum Flour 1 cup 4 3/8 124
Easy Roll Dough Improver 2 table­spoons 5/8 18
Egg (fresh) 1 large 1 3/4 50
Egg white (fresh) 1 large 1 1/4 35
Egg whites (dried) 2 table­spoons 3/8 11
Egg yolk (fresh) 1 large 1/2 14
Espresso Powder 1 table­spoon 1/4 7
Everything Bagel Topping 1/4 cup 1 1/4 35
Figs (dried, chopped) 1 cup 5 1/4 149
First Clear Flour 1 cup 3 3/4 106
Flax meal 1/2 cup 1 3/4 50
Flaxseed 1/4 cup 1 1/4 35
Formaggio Italiano Cheese and Herb Blend 1/4 cup 1 30
French-Style Flour 1 cup 4 1/4 120
Fruitcake Fruit Blend 1 cup 4 1/4 120
Garlic (cloves, in skin for roasting) 1 large head 4 113
Garlic (minced) 2 table­spoons 1 28
Garlic (peeled and sliced) 1 cup 5 1/4 149
Ghee 1/4 cup 1 1/2 44
Ginger (fresh, sliced) 1/4 cup 2 57
Gluten-Free ’00’ Pizza Flour 1 cup 3 1/2 100
Gluten-Free All-Purpose Baking Mix 1 cup 4 1/4 120
Gluten-Free All-Purpose Flour 1 cup 5 1/2 156
Gluten-Free Bread Flour 1 cup 4 1/4 120
Gluten-Free Measure for Measure Flour 1 cup 4 1/4 120
Gluten-Free sourdough starter 1 cup 8 to 8 1/2 227 to 241
Glutinous rice flour 1 cup 4 1/4 120
Graham cracker crumbs (store-bought or crushed from whole) 1 cup (6 to 7 crackers) 3 1/2 100
Granola 1 cup 4 113
Grape Nuts 1/2 cup 2 57
Harvest Grains Blend 1/2 cup 2 5/8 74
Hazelnut flour 1 cup 3 1/8 89
Hazelnut Praline Paste 1/2 cup 5 1/2 156
Hazelnut spread 1/2 cup 5 5/8 160
Hazelnuts (whole) 1 cup 5 142
Hi-Maize Natural Fiber 1/4 cup 1 1/8 32
High-Gluten Flour 1 cup 4 1/4 120
Honey 1 table­spoon 3/4 21
Instant ClearJel 1 table­spoon 3/8 11
Irish-Style Flour 1 cup 3 7/8 110
Italian-Style Flour 1 cup 3 3/4 106
Jam or preserves 1/4 cup 3 85
Jammy Bits 1 cup 6 1/2 184
Keto Wheat Flour 1 cup 4 1/4 120
Keto Wheat Pizza Crust Mix 1 cup 3 7/8 110
Key Lime Juice 1 cup 8 227
Lard 1/2 cup 4 113
Leeks (diced) 1 cup 3 1/4 92
Lemon Crumbles 1 cup 6 1/3 180
Lemon juice 1 tablespoon 14
Lemon Juice Powder 2 table­spoons 5/8 18
Lime Juice Powder 2 table­spoons 5/8 18
Macadamia nuts (whole) 1 cup 5 1/4 149
Malt syrup 2 table­spoons 1 1/2 43
Malted Milk Powder 1/4 cup 1 1/4 35
Malted Wheat Flakes 1/2 cup 2 1/4 64
Maple sugar 1/2 cup 2 3/4 78
Maple syrup 1/2 cup 5 1/2 156
Marshmallow spread, store-bought 1 cup 4 1/3 123
Marshmallow Fluff® 1 cup 4 1/2 128
Marshmallows (mini) 1 cup 1 1/2 43
Marzipan 1 cup 10 1/8 290
Masa Harina 1 cup 3 1/4 93
Mascarpone cheese 1 cup 8 227
Mashed potatoes 1 cup 7 1/2 213
Mashed sweet potatoes 1 cup 8 1/2 240
Mayonnaise 1/2 cup 4 113
Medium Rye Flour 1 cup 3 3/4 106
Meringue powder 1/4 cup 1 1/2 43
Milk (evaporated) 1/2 cup 4 113
Milk (fresh) 1 cup 8 227
Millet (whole) 1/2 cup 3 5/8 103
Mini chocolate chips 1 cup 6 1/4 177
Molasses 1/4 cup 3 85
Mushrooms (sliced) 1 cup 2 3/4 78
Non-Diastatic Malt Powder 2 table­spoons 5/8 18
Oat bran 1/2 cup 1 7/8 53
Oat flour 1 cup 3 1/4 92
Oats (old-fashioned or quick-cooking) 1 cup 3 1/8 89
Oats (prepared) 1 cup 5 1/8 147
Olive oil 1/4 cup 1 3/4 50
Olives (sliced) 1 cup 5 142
Onions (fresh, diced) 1 cup 5 142
Paleo Baking Flour 1 cup 3 5/8 104
Palm shortening 1/4 cup 1 1/2 45
Passion fruit purée 1/3 cup 2 1/8 60
Pasta Flour Blend 1 cup 5 1/8 145
Pastry Flour 1 cup 3 3/4 106
Pastry Flour Blend 1 cup 4 113
Peaches (peeled and diced) 1 cup 6 170
Peanut butter 1/2 cup 4 3/4 135
Peanuts (whole, shelled) 1 cup 5 142
Pears (peeled and diced) 1 cup 5 3/4 163
Pecan Meal 1 cup 2 3/4 80
Pecans (diced) 1/2 cup 2 57
Pie Filling Enhancer 1/4 cup 1 5/8 46
Pine nuts 1/2 cup 2 1/2 71
Pineapple (crushed, drained) 1 cup 9 256
Pineapple (dried) 1/2 cup 2 1/2 71
Pineapple (fresh or canned, diced) 1 cup 6 170
Pistachio nuts (shelled) 1/2 cup 2 1/8 60
Pistachio Paste 1/4 cup 2 3/4 78
Pizza Dough Flavor 2 tablespoons 12
Pizza Flour Blend 1 cup 4 3/8 124
Pizza sauce 1/4 cup 2 57
Pizza Seasoning 2 tablespoons 1/3 10
Polenta (coarse ground cornmeal) 1 cup 5 3/4 163
Poppy seeds 2 table­spoons 5/8 18
Potato Flour 1/4 cup 1 5/8 46
Potato starch 1 cup 5 3/8 152
Pumpernickel Flour 1 cup 3 3/4 106
Pumpkin purée 1 cup 8 227
Quinoa (cooked) 1 cup 6 1/2 184
Quinoa (whole) 1 cup 6 1/4 177
Quinoa flour 1 cup 3 7/8 110
Raisins (loose) 1 cup 5 1/4 149
Raisins (packed) 1/2 cup 3 85
Raspberries (fresh) 1 cup 4 1/4 120
Rhubarb (sliced, 1/2″ slices) 1 cup 4 1/4 120
Rice (long grain, dry) 1/2 cup 3 1/2 99
Rice flour (white) 1 cup 5 142
Rice Krispies 1 cup 1 28
Rye Bread Improver 2 tablespoons 14
Rye Chops 1 cup 4 1/4 120
Rye flakes 1 cup 4 3/8 124
Rye Flour Blend 1 cup 3 3/4 106
Salt (Kosher, Diamond Crystal) 1 table­spoon 8
Salt (Kosher, Morton’s) 1 table­spoon 16
Salt (table) 1 table­spoon 18
Scallions (sliced) 1 cup 2 1/4 64
Self-Rising Flour 1 cup 4 113
Semolina Flour 1 cup 5 3/4 163
Sesame seeds 1/2 cup 2 1/2 71
Shallots (peeled and sliced) 1 cup 5 1/2 156
Six-Grain Blend 1 cup 4 1/2 128
Snow White Non-Melting Topping Sugar 1/2 cup 2 57
Sorghum flour 1 cup 4 7/8 138
Sour cream 1 cup 8 227
Sourdough starter 1 cup 8 to 8 1/2 227 to 241
Soy flour 1/4 cup 1 1/4 35
Sparkling Sugar 1/4 cup 2 57
Spelt Flour 1 cup 3 1/2 99
Sprouted Wheat Flour 1 cup 4 113
Steel cut oats 1/2 cup 2 1/2 70
Sticky Bun Sugar 1 cup 3 1/2 99
Strawberries (fresh sliced) 1 cup 5 7/8 167
Sugar (granulated white) 1 cup 7 198
Sugar substitute (Splenda) 1 cup 7/8 25
Sundried tomatoes (dry pack) 1 cup 6 170
Sunflower seeds 1/4 cup 1 1/4 35
Super 10 Blend 1 cup 3 3/4 106
Swedish Pearl Sugar 1/4 cup 1 3/4 49
Sweet Ground Chocolate and Cocoa Blend 1/4 cup 1 28
Sweetened condensed coconut milk 1 cup 10 1/8 288
Sweetened condensed milk 1/4 cup 2 3/4 78
Tahini paste 1/2 cup 4 1/2 128
Tapioca starch or flour 1 cup 4 113
Tapioca (quick cooking) 2 table­spoons 3/4 21
Teff flour 1 cup 4 3/4 135
The Works Bread Topping 1/4 cup 1 1/4 35
Toasted Almond Flour 1 cup 3 3/8 96
Toffee chunks 1 cup 5 1/2 156
Tomato paste 2 tablespoons 1 29
Tropical Fruit Blend 1 cup 4 1/2 to 5 128 to 142
Turbinado sugar (raw) 1 cup 6 3/8 180
Unbleached Cake Flour 1 cup 4 1/4 120
Vanilla Extract 1 table­spoon 1/2 14
Vegetable oil 1 cup 7 198
Vegetable shortening 1/4 cup 1 5/8 46
Vital Wheat Gluten 2 table­spoons 5/8 18
Walnuts (chopped) 1 cup 4 113
Walnuts (whole) 1/2 cup 2 1/4 64
Water 1 cup 8 227
Wheat berries (red) 1 cup 6 1/2 184
Wheat bran 1/2 cup 1 1/8 32
Wheat germ 1/4 cup 1 28
White Chocolate Chips 1 cup 6 170
White Rye Flour 1 cup 3 3/4 106
White Whole Wheat Flour 1 cup 4 113
Whole Grain Flour Blend 1 cup 4 113
Whole Wheat Flour (Premium 100%) 1 cup 4 113
Whole Wheat Pastry Flour / Graham Flour 1 cup 3 3/8 96
Yeast (instant) 2 tea­spoons 1/5 6
Yeast (instant) 2 1/4 teaspoons 1/4 7
Yeast (instant) 1 tablespoon 1/3 9
Yogurt 1 cup 8 227
Yuletide Cheer Fruit Blend 1 cup 4 1/2 130
Zucchini (shredded) 1 cup 4 1/4 to 5 1/4 121 to 150

Note: If you’re comparing the weights in this chart with those on our recipe site, you may see differences in the gram amounts for some ingredients. Don’t worry; these small discrepancies are due to rounding and similar factors. For ease of use, go by the weight you see in the recipe.

## What is 1lb of flour?

One pound of all-purpose flour is equivalent to approximately 3.5 cups, while one pound of cake flour is approximately 4 cups.

#### Is 4 cups of flour 1kg?

1 kilo of flour equals approximately 8 cups.

## How many cups are in 5 pounds of flour?

A 5-pound bag of all-purpose flour has 18 cups. For other types of flour, the total may be different.

## Does 1 cup of water weigh the same as 1 cup of flour?

How much does a cup of water weigh? How much does a cup of flour weigh? – A good example of the difference between weight and volume is a cup of water and a cup of flour. A cup of water and a cup of flour have the same volume but don’t have the same weight. One cup of water weighs about 236 grams, and a cup of flour weighs about 120 grams, depending on how it is packed.

## Is 4 cups of sugar a pound?

Cups of Sugar in a Pound One pound of granulated sugar contains approximately 2 cups.

## How many cups are in 2 pounds of powdered sugar?

How Many Cups of Powdered Sugar in a Pound – Let your cake recipe, powdered sugar icing recipe, or whatever baking recipe you’re using determine if you need to sift the powdered sugar. Sifting powdered sugar makes it lighter and fluffier, so you’ll need more of it by volume to reach 1 pound. With these guidelines, you’ll know the answer to “how many cups of powdered sugar is a pound?”

1 pound = 3½ to 4 cups unsifted powdered sugar1 pound = 4½ cups sifted powdered sugar

How Many Cups Are in a 2-Pound Bag of Powdered Sugar? The usual 32-ounce package (2 pounds) of powdered sugar has about 7½ cups of powdered sugar. Whether you’re an experienced pastry chef or a beginner home baker, the art of making sweet and savory baked treats all comes down to using the exact quantity of an ingredient.

• The only way to ensure that cake or loaf of bread turns out the same every time? Weighing ingredients.
• By using a scale to measure ingredients, you eliminate measuring errors and the possibility of working with inaccurate measuring cups.
• And after spending all that time and money on one recipe—you don’t want to risk ruining the outcome.

To avoid having to remember (or look up) the cups-to-pounds information, a simple kitchen scale eliminates that task and could make baking feel more like therapy (or at least make it more enjoyable). Either way, you’re now equipped to more accurately measure powdered sugar in any recipe.

## Is 250g flour 1 cup?

250 grams flour to cups – Flour measurements are the most common in baking. So how many cups is 250 grams of flour? 250g of flour equals 2 cups. Here is a conversion table for other types of flour.

Ingredient 250 grams (g)
All-purpose flour 2 cups
00 flour 1.97 cups
Almond flour 2.6 cups
Buckwheat flour 2.08 cups
Cake flour 2.5 cups
Chestnut flour 2.78 cups
Coconut flour 2.23 cups
Cornflour 1.67 cups
Gluten-free flour 2.05 cups
Pastry flour 2.31 cups
Rye flour 2.45 cups
Self-rising flour 2 cups
Semolina flour 1.5 cups
Tapioca flour 2.05 cups
Whole wheat flour 1.93 cups

### Is 1 cup of flour 200g?

200 Grams To Cups For Flour – The quick answer is that 200g is equal to 1.6 cups of plain old all-purpose flour. Here is a comprehensive chart to print out and keep close at hand for all those conversion moments.

 Type of flour In cups versus 200g All-purpose flour 1.6 cups 00 flour 1.57 cups Semolina flour 1.2 cups Whole-wheat flour 1.54 cups Bread flour 1.57 cups Almond flour 2.08 cups Cake flour 2 cups Chestnut flour 2.22 cups Coconut flour 1.79 cups Gluten-free flour, general 1.65 cups Cornflour 1.31 cups Rye flour 1.96 cups Self-raising flour 1.6 cups Tapioca flour 1.64 cups Buckwheat flour 1.67 cups

#### Is 1 lb the same as 2 cups?

How many cups are in one pound of water? – One pound of water equals 1.92 cups, 15.34 fluid ounces, 0.47 quarts, or 0.45 liter. By, published Nov 5, 2022 on Tia Clara

### How much does 2 cups flour weigh?

How Many Grams in 2 Cups of Flour? There are approximately 240 g or 8.5 oz. in 2 cups of flour.