The measurement markings on sticks of butter are very helpful, but not particularly useful when you need metric measurements instead of standard U.S. measurements.

By BH&G Food Editors

We all know when we open a new stick of butter there are markings for 8 tablespoons, but if you're cooking from a recipe that uses metric measurements and calls for ingredients by weight it's helpful to know how many grams are in a stick of butter.

Butter Measurements

When looking at a standard stick of butter:

  • 1 stick or 1/2 cup butter is equal to 4 ounces, or 113 grams.

Measuring butter, and most all ingredients for that matter, is always most accurately done using a kitchen scale.

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