How Many Cups in One Pound of Sugar

No need to question how many cups are in a pound of granulated sugar, brown sugar, or powdered sugar. We've got cup measurements for one pound of each.

A pound of powdered sugar contains approximately 4 cups.

A pound of brown sugar -- light or dark -- contains about 3-1/2 cups when loose and 2-1/4 cups when packed. Packed brown sugar is called for in most recipes.

A pound of granulated sugar contains approximately 2 cups. 

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