How Much Does A Cup Of Cottage Cheese Weigh?

Weighing cottage 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 cottage cheese weights in cups to grams, kilos, ounces, or pounds in our quick reference charts. You can also convert any weight of cottage cheese using our conversion calculator.

Cup Of Cottage Cheese Weight Conversion

Here are the conversion weights you need to work out how much cottage cheese is in a US cup (in metric and imperial weights):

Metric conversions of a
cup of cottage cheese
Imperial conversions
of a cup of cottage cheese
226g8oz
0.23kg0.5lb

This shows us that one cup of cottage cheese weighs an average of 226g or 8oz, although it’s important to note that this is an average, and weights can vary slightly depending on how much you fill the cup.

Cottage Cheese Cup Conversion Chart

This quick reference table will help you to convert various cup amounts of cottage cheese 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.


Number of cups of
cottage cheese
Conversion weight
in metric (grams & kilos)
Conversion weight
in imperial (ounces & pounds)
1/4 cup57g / 0.057kg2oz / 0.13lb
1/3 cup75g / 0.075kg2.7oz / 0.17lb
1/2 cup113g / 0.11kg4oz / 0.25lb
3/4 cup170g / 0.17kg6oz / 0.37lb
1 cup226g / 0.23kg8oz / 0.5lb
2 cups452g / 0.45kg15.9oz / 1lb
3 cups678g / 0.68kg23.9oz / 1.49lb
4 cups904g / 0.9kg31.9oz / 2lb
5 cups1130g / 1.13kg39.9oz / 2.49lb
6 cups1356g / 1.36kg47.8oz / 3lb
7 cups1582g / 1.59kg55.8oz / 3.5lb
8 cups1808g / 1.8kg63.8oz / 4lb
9 cups2034g / 2.3kg71.7oz / 4.48lb
10 cups2260g / 2.26kg79.7oz / 4.98lb
infographic to show the weight of 1/4, full and half a cup of cottage cheese

Cottage Cheese Cup Conversion Calculator

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

Input the number of cups of cottage cheese to get started (use decimal amounts such as 0.5 for half a cup).

Did You Know?

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

Cottage cheese is fairly liquid and dense so it weighs more per cup than grated hard cheese.

How Many Cups Of Cottage Cheese In A Pound?

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

One pound of cottage cheese = two cups

The table below shows more pound to cups of cottage cheese conversions:

Number of poundsNumber of cups of
cottage cheese
1lb2 cups
2lb4 cups
3lb6 cups
4lb8 cups
5lb10 cups

How Many Cups Of Cottage Cheese In A Kilogram?

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

One kilogram of cottage cheese = 4.4 cups (or round up to four and a half cups)

The table below shows more pound to cups of cottage cheese conversions:

Number of kilogramsNumber of cups of
cottage cheese
1kg4.4 cups
2kg8.8 cups
3kg13.3 cups
4kg17.7 cups
5kg22.1 cups

More FAQs

How many calories are in one cup of cottage cheese?

According to the USDA, one cup of 1% fat cottage cheese contains 163kcal, and a cup of 2% fat cottage cheese contains 183kcal.

How many cups is 100g of cottage cheese?

100g of cottage cheese is just under half a cup. Half a cup of cottage cheese weighs an average of 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:

1% fat cottage cheese nutritional information

2% fat cottage cheese nutritional information