How Much Does A Cup Of Cheddar Cheese Weigh? (With Calculator)

Weighing cheddar cheese in cups is a quick and easy way to measure it without a scale providing you know the conversion weights. In this article, we’ll show you how to convert shredded cheddar cheese weights in cups to grams, kilos, ounces, or pounds in our quick reference charts. You can also convert any weight of cheddar cheese using our conversion calculator.

Cup Of Shredded Cheddar Weight Conversion

Here are the conversion weights you need to work out how much shredded cheddar cheese is in a cup (US). This chart is based on an average value if cheddar is shredded (or grated) using a medium shred.

Metric conversions of a
cup of shredded cheddar
Imperial conversions
of a cup of shredded cheddar
113g4oz
0.113kg0.25lb

This shows us that one cup of shredded cheddar weighs an average of 113g or 4oz, although it’s important to note that this is an average and weights can vary if the cheese shreds are larger or smaller.

infographic to show the weight of 1, 1/4 and 1/2 cup of shredded cheddar

Shredded Cheddar Cup Conversion Chart

This quick reference table will help you to convert various cup amounts of shredded cheddar to metric and imperial weights. If you need a conversion that isn’t in the chart, use the calculator in the next section to work out a specific weight.

Please note – these figures are based on averages and assume the cheddar is a medium shred. Figures may vary slightly depending on the size of the shreds.


Number of cups of

shredded cheddar
Conversion weight
in metric (grams & kilos)
Conversion weight
in imperial (ounces & pounds)
1/4 cup28g / 0.028kg1oz / 0.06lb
1/3 cup38g / 0.038kg1.3oz / 0.08lb
1/2 cup57g / 0.057kg2oz / 0.13lb
3/4 cup85g / 0.086kg3oz / 0.19lb
1 cup113g / 0.11kg4oz / 0.25lb
2 cups226g / 0.23kg8oz / 0.5lb
3 cups339g / 0.34kg12oz / 0.75lb
4 cups452g / 0.45kg15.9oz / 1lb
5 cups565g / 0.57kg19.9oz / 1.25lb
6 cups678g / 0.68kg23.9oz / 1.49lb
7 cups791g / 0.79kg27.9oz / 1.74lb
8 cups904g / 0.9kg31.9oz / 1.99lb
9 cups1017g / 1.02kg35.9oz / 2.24lb
10 cups1130g / 1.13kg39.9oz / 2.49lb

Shredded Cheddar Cup Conversion Calculator

The calculator below will help you to convert any cup weight of grated cheddar to grams, kilos, ounces, or pounds.

Input the number of cups of shredded cheddar cheese to get started (use decimal amounts such as 2.5 for two and a half cups).

Did You Know?

Each kind of cheese has a different density and cup weights will vary depending on the size of the shreds and the density of the cheese.

For example, soft cheeses are heavier than hard cheeses and hard cheeses such as parmesan are usually shredded more finely. It’s for this reason that it’s important to convert cup weights of shredded cheese based on variety.

How Many Cups Of Shredded Cheddar In A Pound?

If you need to convert pounds of shredded cheddar cheese into cups and back again, here’s how to work it out:

One pound of shredded cheddar = four cups

The table below shows more pound to cups of shredded cheddar conversions:

Number of poundsNumber of cups of
shredded cheddar
1lb4 cups
2lb8 cups
3lb12 cups
4lb16 cups
5lb20 cups

How Many Cups Of Shredded Cheddar In A Kilogram?

If you need to convert kilograms of shredded cheddar to cups or cups to kilograms, here’s the calculation you need:

One kilogram of shredded cheese = 8.8 cups (or round up to nine cups)

The table below shows more pound to cups of shredded cheddar conversions:

Number of kilogramsNumber of cups of
shredded cheddar
1kg8.8 cups
2kg17.7 cups
3kg26.5 cups
4kg35.4 cups
5kg44.2 cups

More FAQs

How many cups is 50g of shredded cheddar?

50g of shredded cheddar (medium shred) is equal to just under half a cup of cheese – a full cup weighs 113g.

How many cups is 100g of shredded cheddar?

100g of shredded cheddar (medium shred) is equal to just under a cup of cheese – a full cup weighs 113g.

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References Used for this Article

To ensure the nutritional information used in this article is accurate, I have used data from USDA FoodData Central; the links below contain the source information:

Cheddar cheese nutritional information