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Living In: Woodville, Texas, USA
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I need to know the conversion of one pound of powdered sugar to cups. All I have are 2-lb bags and recipe calls for 1-lb powered sugar and one is already opened.

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Last updated: Jan. 10, 2013 6:16 pm
Posted: Jan. 10, 2013 7:22 am
Answered by: Saveur
Jan. 10, 2013 7:24 am
2 cups :)
Jan. 10, 2013 7:28 am
I checked the Dixie Crystal website - and the measurement they give is a one pound box of powdered sugar is equivalent to 4 cups
Jan. 10, 2013 7:32 am
Answers online range anywhere from 3 to 3-1/2 to 3-3/4 to 4 cups, so it's very confusing. I wish recipes would list the amount needed in cups instead of saying 1 box. Too much margin for error.
Jan. 10, 2013 7:32 am
ooops! sorry for the bad 411, I gave you the amount for white sugar. ;(
Jan. 10, 2013 7:46 am
4 cups.
PAMELA D. aPROpos of nothing
Jan. 10, 2013 7:54 am
Jan. 10, 2013 6:16 pm
Depends if it is sifted of unsifted (somewhere between 3.8 to 4.5 cups). Don't confuse weight for volume. ...
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