## How do you measure butter in water?

Fill a 2-cup (500 mL) liquid measuring cup (the kind with a spout, handle and graduated measures marked on the side) with water to the 1 cup (250 mL) mark. Add the required amount of butter (you may need to pat it down with a knife to submerge it)—the level of water should reach 1 cup + the required amount of butter.

## Do you measure butter as a liquid or solid?

In the US butter can be measured in cups but measurements are often also given in “sticks”. Butter is mostly sold in packages of 1/2-pound or 1-pound and within these packages the butter is split into pre-wrapped sticks weighing 1/4 pound (or 4 ounces/110g) each, which also equals 1/2 cup.

## What is the equivalent of 1 cup butter?

Butter equivalent measurements
US cups grams ounces
7/8 cup butter 198.5 gram 7 ounce
1 cup butter 226.8 gram 8 ounce
2 cups butter 453.6 gram 16 ounce

## How do you measure 1 cup melted butter?

The short answer is that you measure the butter before melting it, then you melt it and add it to your recipe. This is definitely the most common way of measuring melted butter and it is most likely the way that the person writing your recipe intended for you to do it.

## Is 1 cup of melted butter the same as 1 cup of butter melted?

The answer is…they’re roughly the same, but melted butter has more weight per volume compared to solid butter.

## What does 1/2 cup butter melted mean?

if it had said “1/2 cup of melted butter,” you would want to melt the butter first, and then measure out 1/2 cup. the same thing goes for ingredients that are chopped, diced, etc… for example, “1/2 cup chopped walnuts” means that you chop the walnuts and then measure.

## How much butter equals half a cup of oil?

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

## How many sticks of butter do you need for 3/4 cup?

Butter Conversion Table

Cups Tablespoons Sticks
3/4 12 1 1/2
1/2 8 1
1/3 5 1/3 2/3
1/4 4 1/2

## What is the best way to melt butter?

Place butter in microwave-safe bowl. Place bowl in microwave and cover bowl with small plate. Heat butter at 50 percent power until melted, 30 to 60 seconds (longer if melting a lot of butter). Watch butter and stop microwave as soon as butter has melted.

## Will butter melt in boiling water?

Does butter melt in boiling water directly? No in melts and floats on top of the water until the roiling and heat of the water causes emulsification. Butter is made from cream which is the fat content of milk. Fat being made up mostly of oils.

## Why did my butter explode in the microwave?

You’ve likely tried to melt butter in the microwave only to end up cleaning greasy splatters off the sides and door. The reason behind this butter explosion is that as butter warms up, the water separates from the milk fats. Once it reaches a specific temperature and overheats, the fat goes flying.

## Is it bad to microwave butter?

Margarine or butter. Its molecules are crystallized and resistant to microwave rays. “If you apply a longer cooking time to make the butter melt, you strip its protein value with the heat,” says Cosentino.

## Can butter catch fire in microwave?

The answer is YES. Butter is safe to microwave if you want to melt or soften it. Some people warn against microwaving butter due to the fact that it can burn while being microwaved. Specifically, the whey protein in butter can burn, often leaving you with a half-melted stick of butter that’s also burnt in some places.

## Can you melt butter and put it back in the fridge?

To retain its color, texture and hardness you must keep it in the fridge or in a very cool room. If you have leftover melted butter from a cooking or baking project you can put it back in the fridge and it will harden, but it will also remain broken.

## How much is one and a half cup of butter?

Sticks of Butter to US Cups and Grams

BUTTER VOLUME US CUPS GRAMS
half (½) stick of Butter ¼ cup 56.7g
1 stick of Butter ½ cup 113.4g
2 sticks of Butter 1 cup 226.8g
4 sticks of Butter 2 cups 453.6g

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## How many sticks is 170 grams butter?

A stick of butter weighs about 113 grams. In the United States, butter is commonly sold in sticks that are 8 tablespoons (1/2 cup) in size, weighing 4 ounces, or about 113 grams….Convert 170 Grams of Butter to Sticks of Butter.

g sticks
170.00 1.4991
170.01 1.4992
170.02 1.4993
170.03 1.4994