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.
Should it be packed when brown sugar is called for in a recipe?
How Many Cups in a Pound?
RECIPES BAKING TIPS PRODUCTS OUR STORY RECIPE FOR HAPPINESS Packing brown sugar is essential for obtaining accurate baking measurements. Packing brown sugar squeezes out all of the tiny air pockets that become caught between the sticky sugar grains, ensuring that your sweet delicacy will be precisely that—sweet!