Number of Cups in 1LB Brown Sugar

How many cups are in a 1lb bag of brown sugar?

Abear from LA

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November 13, 20070 found this helpful

It's simple math, 1 cup = 8 oz., 2 cups = 16 oz. I'm referring to brown sugar that isn't packed.

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November 14, 20070 found this helpful

You can't compare 8 ounces liquid measure to 8 ounces of weight. Everything you put in an 8 oz liquid measuring cup will weigh something different. Cooks Illustrated says that one packed cup of brown sugar weighs 7 ounces. So one pound will yeild just over 2 1/4 cups.

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November 15, 20070 found this helpful

Brown sugar is sold by weight, not volume (like honey), so one cup will not be 8 ounces like most things.

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November 15, 20070 found this helpful

Hi Abear

I believe it is sold by weight. I'm not very sure on cup measurements.

Oh by the way...I sure wish you would come back to visit us at family corner. We miss you lots. Don't know if you remember me or not. You are from my hometown.

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November 16, 20070 found this helpful

2 1/2 Cups of brown sugar packed = 1 pound

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December 13, 20070 found this helpful

2.3 cups of sugar per pound

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October 4, 20080 found this helpful

A 2lb bag lists 226 teaspoon servings per bag. Just convert that into cups and you find that 1 lb of brown sugar is 2.3541667 cups. Just round that to 2 and 1/3 cups and you got it!

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