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.
Do you pat brown sugar down before measuring?
If it is bigger, you can scoop the brown sugar into the measuring cup with a kitchen spoon. As you measure brown sugar into a measuring cup, pack it down with the back of a spoon. When you pack brown sugar into a measuring cup, you will ensure that it is full and free of air bubbles.