How Much Does An Apple Weigh?

I’ve put together this article to help you work out apple weights, calories, and servings of various portion sizes.

Use the charts and information below to find the exact information you need for both calorie counting and recipe planning.

Apple Weight Guide

Because apples are a natural product, they vary in size and variety, and within each variety they grow to different sizes, depending on many factors.

I’ve categorized apple weights into sizes to keep things simple, from a small eating apple to a large cooking apple.

Use the chart below to find the average weight of an apple in both metric and imperial weights, depending on size:

Apple SizeAverage Metric WeightAverage Imperial Weight
Average small eating apple
(such as Honey Crisp)
70-100g/0.07-0.1kg2.5-3.5oz/0.15-0.22lb
Average medium eating apple
(such as Pink Lady or Golden Delicious)
100-130g/0.1-0.13kg3.5-4.6oz/0.22-0.29lb
Average large eating apple
(such as Granny Smith or Red Delicious)
130-160g/0.13-0.16kg4.6-5.6oz/0.29-0.35lb
Average large cooking apple
(such as Bramley)
200-300g/0.2-0.3kg7.1-10.6oz/0.44-0.66lb

The images below show what average apple sizes and weights look like on a scale, for medium, large, and cooking apples;

image to show a medium apple on a scale weighing 112g
image to show a large apple on a scale weighs 135g
image to show a cooking apple on a scale weighs 253g

Weight of an Average Medium-Sized Apple

If you need to know the exact weight of an average medium apple, I did the research to get an average figure.

I weighed a number of different-sized apples across various varieties to get an average weight of a medium-sized apple and found the following information:

The average weight of a medium-sized apple is 115g (4.1oz) and an apple of this size contains 58 calories per apple (in kcal).

Apple Serving Weights and Calories

Based on the weight research I did to find average apple weights, I’ve compiled this information to help you find the figures you need.

The chart below shows more apple portion size weights and calories, based on average apple weights and calorie information from verified sources from MyFitnessPal.

Apple Portion SizeWeight in grams and ouncesCalories in kcal
1 average small apple85g/3oz44
2 average small apples170g/6oz88
3 average small apples255g/9oz117
4 average small apples340g/12oz177
5 average small apples425g/15oz221
1 average medium apple115g/4.1oz60
2 average medium apples230g/8.1oz120
3 average medium apples345g/12.2oz179
4 average medium apples460g/16.2oz239
5 average medium apples575g/20.3oz299
1 average large apple145g/5.1oz75
2 average large apples290g/10.2oz151
3 average large apples435g/15.3oz226
4 average large apples580g/20.5oz302
5 average large apples725g/25.6oz377
25g of apple25g/0.9oz13
50g of apple50g/1.8oz26
75g of apple75g/2.6oz39
100g of apple100g/3.5oz52
125g of apple125g/4.4oz65
150g of apple150g/5.3oz78
175g of apple175g/6.2oz91
200g of apple200g/7.1oz104
1oz of apple28g/1oz15
2oz of apple57g/2oz30
3oz of apple85g/3oz44
4oz of apple113g/4oz59
5oz of apple142g/5oz74
6oz of apple170g/6oz88

How Many Apples are in a Pound or Kilogram

In this section, I’ve broken down how many apples are in a pound or kilogram (and multiple pounds or kilograms) for average-sized small, medium, or large eating apples.

Small apples

The number of average small apples in a pound or multiple pounds is based on an average small apple size of 85g/3oz per apple.

Number of poundsAverage number of small apples per weight
One5.3
Two10.7
Three16
Four 21.4
Five26.7
Number of kilogramsAverage number of small apples per weight
One11.8
Two23.5
Three35.3
Four 11.8
Five58.8

Medium Apples

The number of average medium apples in a pound or multiple pounds is based on an average small apple size of 115g/4.1oz per apple.

Number of poundsAverage number of medium apples per weight
One4
Two7.9
Three11.8
Four 15.8
Five26.7
Number of kilogramsAverage number of medium apples per weight
One8.7
Two17.4
Three26.1
Four 34.8
Five43.5

Large Apples

The number of average large apples in a pound or multiple pounds is based on an average small apple size of 145g/5.1oz per apple.

Number of poundsAverage number of large apples per weight
One3.1
Two6.3
Three9.4
Four 12.5
Five15.7
Number of kilogramsAverage number of large apples per weight
One6.9
Two13.8
Three20.7
Four 27.6
Five34.5

How much does a cored apple weigh?

I cored an average-sized apple (Pink Lady) and retained the apple skin and as much apple as possible while removing the tough parts of the core and seeds.

The weight of a cored average medium-sized apple including the skin is around 100g or 3.5oz. This is equal to 0.10kg or 0.22lb.

How much does a cored apple without skin weigh?

I cored and peeled an average-sized apple (Pink Lady) and retained as much apple as possible while removing the tough parts of the core and the seeds.

The weight of a cored average medium-sized apple without the skin is around 85g or 3.0oz. This is equal to 0.085kg or 0.19lb.

More Apple Weight FAQ’s

How much do ten apples weigh?

Based on average apple weights ten small apples weigh around 850g/1.87lb, ten medium apples weigh around 1.15kg/2.54lb and ten large apples weigh around 1.45kg/3.2lb.

How much does a Granny Smith apple weigh?

Based on average apple weights ten small apples weigh around 850g/1.87lb, ten medium apples weigh around 1.15kg/2.54lb and ten large apples weigh around 1.45kg/3.2lb.

Equipment and Information Used for This Article

I used precision scales that weigh to 0.01 of a gram which is regularly calibrated with a 100g weight. For more information see my recommended weighing scales here.

To make sure the information in this article is accurate, I researched and cross-referenced various sources (as well as original research) to obtain the correct weights and calories.

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