Measuring Butter can be a very messy job, but if you know a few tricks it can be simple and clean. Here is how to measure Butter.
Butter either comes in 1/4 lb.sticks or 1 lb. blocks. Just remember:
1/4 lb. stick = 1/2 cup or 4 oz. For 1/4 cup cut the 1/4 lb. stick in half. For 1/8 cup or 2 Tbsps. cut it into quarters.
2 sticks = 1 cup
For 1 lb. block, cut in half to = (2) 1 cup pieces.
Cut the half into quarters for 1/2 cup pieces.
Cut the quarters into halves for 1/4 cup pieces.
Cut the 1/4 cup pieces into halves for 1/8 for 2 Tbsp. pieces