This simple printable conversion chart will help you know exactly how many tablespoons in a pound of butter when baking.

butter conversion chart

There you are, right in the middle of making a recipe and it calls for butter by the pound. But you are wondering how many tablespoons are in a pound of butter. You clean your hands best you can and grab your phone, flour getting on your phone screen. Save yourself time and stop getting your phone messy while cooking. Print this butter conversion chart and tape it on the inside of your cabinet door or keep it handy in your favorite cookbook.

This is a great guide to keep on hand.

😊 Measuring butter

In the US the standard system of measuring butter is by the pound or in level tablespoons and cups.

💭 Tip

When using a measuring cup for measuring butter be sure to use a spatula to push the butter into the cup tightly. Next, use the back of a knife to smooth and level the butter at the top rim of the measuring cup.

❓ FAQ for common butter measurements

How many tablespoons in a half stick of butter?

here are 4 tablespoons in a half stick of butter.

How many tablespoons are in a cup of butter

There are 16 tablespoons in a cup of butter.

How many sticks of butter are there in a pound?

There are 4 sticks of butter in a pound of butter.

Download and print your own copy of this butter conversion chart.