ok i need some help, alot of recipes I have pulled from here recently have powered sugar in LBS. How many cups to a 1 LB?? I dont have a scale (even though i probally need to invest in one) How many of you use a scale????
I have a small digital kitchen scale and use it to measure my baking and candle/soap ingredients.
Here's a conversion chart from Domino Sugar:
1 lb. = 3-3/4 cups unsifted
But you should always sift your powdered sugar to remove lumps so the sifted amount of sugar would closer to 4 cups of powdered sugar in a 1 lb. bag.
thank you sooo much that will help alot!!!
gormet sleuth.com have a good conversion list too.
I am so glad I'm not the only person left without a kitchen scale. I am convinced I do need one. I have tried the conversion of lbs to cups and its not the same. My icing recipe calls for 3 lbs of PS and when I buy a 2lb bag and 1lb bag the icing always comes out perfect but if I try to do cup measurements its always seems to be off.