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Old 04-22-2009, 09:35 PM   #1
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Hi all. I dont have any scales and was wondering if anyone knows how many cups go into a pound?
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Old 04-22-2009, 09:48 PM   #2
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1 pound = 2 cups

"A pint's a pound, the world 'round."

A cup is 8 ounces.

 
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Old 04-22-2009, 10:31 PM   #3
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Water? Grains? Extract? Honey?

 
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Old 04-22-2009, 10:33 PM   #4
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Oops, you already said sugar in the title. So I don't have the answer handy.

 
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Old 04-22-2009, 10:34 PM   #5
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Quote:
Originally Posted by khiddy View Post
1 pound = 2 cups

"A pint's a pound, the world 'round."

A cup is 8 ounces.
For water....not dry ingredients.

To answer the op. It depends on a bunch of things, including what kind of sugar you are using.

 
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Old 04-22-2009, 10:36 PM   #6
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You can't really convert weight to volume (cups), but you can get close. A pound of table sugar is approximately 2.25- 2.5 cups of sugar. It depends on the consistency of the sugar, though. A finer grain would be less (it packs down in the cup)
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Old 04-23-2009, 02:27 PM   #7
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Thanks all. It is Corn sugar. For Applefein(sp?)
Sent my swmbo to store and they gave her a 5 lb bag of sugar instead of 4 1lb bags. It was cheaper at least.

They cut hours at work and gearing up to maybe being laid off. So getting a scale os out of the question right now.

Thanks again for all your help.
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Old 04-23-2009, 02:59 PM   #8
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i got a diet scale for 5.99,reads up to 500 gram also reads in ounces

 
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Old 04-24-2009, 11:39 AM   #9
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Thanks for all the replies. Looking around the house and I found an old diet scale. So according to the 1 cup bags of corn sugar I had lying around. 4 cups looks to be about a pound.

No worries on that though now I just way out a pound.
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