When baking your recipe calls for a number of tablespoons of butter, but you are unsure how many are in a stick of butter. This is a guide about how many tablespoons in a stick of butter.
How many tablespoons of butter in a pound?
By Nathan from Abbotsford, BC
There are 8 tablespoons of butter in a stick and 4 sticks in a pound box of butter. 8x4=32 tablespoons in a pound.
My mother's recipe for chocolate pound cake calls for 6 sticks of whipped butter. I can only find the whipped butter in 8 oz. tubs. How many tubs of whipped butter will I need to equal 6 sticks of whipped?
By Joyce from Salisbury, NC
Editor's Note: A "stick" of butter equals 1/2 cup
How much is 6 teaspoons of butter with in a stick??
How many tablespoons are in one stick of butter?
Generally, butter comes in 1 pound packages, with 4 sticks of butter that are 1/4 pound each. This is equilivant to 1/2 cup or 8 tablespoons. The butter that I buy has tablespoon markings on the paper wrapping to make it easy to measure.
How much is 2 tablespoons in a stick of butter?
Does a stick of butter equal 8 tablespoons?
By William from South Bend, IN
1LB = 454 grams. One stick is 1/4 LB or 113.5 grams and YES it's 8 tablespoons.
Measurements you'll come across that all weigh the same as one stick are:
Happy cooking / baking!