## How Many Cups Of Flour/sugar Per Pound?

By puzzlegut Updated 9 Oct 2006 , 10:17pm by indydebi

puzzlegut Posted 9 Oct 2006 , 4:21pm
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I'm trying to figure out that costs of my ingredients when I make cakes/cookies. Could someone tell me how many cups make up a pound of each of the following: all purpose flour, granulated sugar, brown sugar. Thanks.

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karmicflower Posted 9 Oct 2006 , 4:29pm
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Hi there, I found this website and it lists lots of ingredients and how much makes up x amount of weight.

HTH.

Jenn

KHalstead Posted 9 Oct 2006 , 4:31pm
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Q. How much does a cup of regular sugar weigh?

A. A measuring cup of granulated sugar weighs a little over 7 ounces or 200 grams. A pound of sugar is right around 2-1/4 cups.

http://www.preparedpantry.com/index.asp?PageAction=Custom&ID=102%20

light brown sugar = golden brown sugar (1C = 6 ounces)

vanz Posted 9 Oct 2006 , 6:26pm
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1 pound is equal to 454 grams....

indydebi Posted 9 Oct 2006 , 10:17pm
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Here's another one: http://www.ellenskitchen.com/pantry/flourfacts.html

When I started buying in 50-lb bags, I needed to figure my cost per cup. I hadn't discovered you all yet, so on ask.com I queried "how many cups of flour in a pound" and came up with a number of websites.