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How many cups of shortening equal one pound?

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04/22/2013

1 cup of shortening weighs 7 oz. So if 16 oz. = l pound, its about 2 1/4 cups. The best way to convert is to multiply how many cups you need by 16 oz., then divide by 7. That will get you back to cups.