How many cups are in a 1-pound box of sugar?

The answer varies depending on the type of sugar:

1 pound granulated sugar = 2 cups

1 pound brown sugar = 2 1/4 to 2 1/3 cups

1 pound confectioners sugar = 3 3/4 cups unsifted

For information on other different types of sugars, see 7 Ways with Sugar.

Marge Perry

July 2012