Cups of Brown Sugar in a Pound – One pound of brown sugar (light or dark) contains approximately 312 cups when loose and approximately 214 cups when packaged in measuring cups ($15, Target). In the majority of recipes, brown sugar is asked for in its packed form.
How is brown sugar measured correctly?
How to Measure Brown Sugar – Karla Conrad Brown sugar is weighed somewhat differently than white sugar. Using the back of a spoon, pack brown sugar tightly into a dry measuring cup until it reaches the cup’s rim. When turned out, brown sugar should maintain the form of the measuring cup.