# Frequent question: How do you measure butter for baking a tub?

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## How do I measure 1/2 cup of butter in tub?

Count the amount of sticks you have.

Each standard stick of butter is ½ cup. If your butter comes in sticks, you can convert that measurement into the amount of cups you need without any measuring. For example, if your recipe calls for 2 cups, you need 4 sticks.

## How do you measure butter in water?

Fill a liquid measuring cup with water equal to the amount of butter you need (e.g., if you need 1/2 cup butter, put 1/2 cup water in the measuring cup), and add chunks of butter until the water doubles its original volume (in this example, to 1 cup).

## Can you use a tub of butter instead of a stick?

Similar to margarine, stick butter and tub butter contain different amounts of fat. Stick butter is very dense. … of tub butter has around 4 grams of saturated fat. This is a healthier alternative to stick butter because it has about half the amount of saturated fat.

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## How much butter is in a tub?

Most standard sized tubs of butter or margarine have about 16 servings inside, with a serving being 1 tablespoon in most cases. (Yours may differ depending on brand or size.)

## How much is 1 stick of butter in a measuring cup?

How many cups is 1 stick of butter? One stick of butter equals ½ cup.

## What is a half pound of butter?

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BUTTER VOLUME OUNCES POUNDS
half stick of Butter 2 oz ⅛ lb
1 stick of Butter 4 oz ¼ lb
2 sticks of Butter 8 oz ½ lb
4 sticks of Butter 16 oz 1 lb

## How can I measure butter without a stick?

Fill a measuring cup part-way with cold water, and drop in your butter bits until the measure reaches whatever you need. For 4 tablespoons butter, fill a measuring cup with, say, one-half cup water. Add butter until it reaches three-fourths of a cup (one-fourth cup equals 4 tablespoons). Voila.

## How much butter is a 1/2 cup?

Butter equivalent measurements
US cups grams tablespoons
1/2 cup butter 113.4 gram 8 tbsp
5/8 cup butter 141.8 gram 10 tbsp
2/3 cup butter 151.2 gram 10-2/3 tbsp

## How many bars of butter is 1 cup?

A standard stick of butter measures 4 ounces, which is equivalent to 1/2 cup of butter. It takes two full sticks of butter to equal 1 cup.

## How much butter is a 1/2 cup of oil?

If your recipe calls for 1/2 cup of oil, use 2/3 cup of butter.

## What does 25g of butter look like?

25 grams of butter is approximately 1.7~1.8 tablespoons (sources vary). I would use two tablespoons since it wouldn’t matter a lot. If accuracy is important, then you should consider buying a kitchen scale.

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## What does 50g butter look like?

50 grams = 3 1/2 tablespoons. 100 grams = 7 tablespoons.

## How many pounds of butter is a cup?

One US cup of butter converted to pound equals to 0.50 lb.