# How Much Does a Slice of Bread Weigh? (Various Types & Conversions)

If you’ve ever tried to work out bread weights for calorie counting or baking, you’ll know that it can be challenging to pin down an exact weight to work out what you need.

Finding the right weight and calorie information can be tricky with various loaf shapes, sizes added ingredients, and not forgetting how thick the slice is.

So, in this article, I’ve categorized various bread slice weights (that I’ve weighed) in charts so you can quickly work out the weights you need.

The simple answer to the question is that a slice of bread can weigh from 25g (0.88oz) for a small thinly sliced loaf up to 80g (2.82oz) for a large thickly sliced loaf, with an average slice weighing around 35-40g (1.23-1.4oz).

Because these weights will depend on various factors, read on to find the correct weights for your favorite bread types.

## How Much Does a Slice of Bread Weigh? In Grams & Ounces

To help you easily work out how much your slice of bread weighs, use the charts below to find weights depending on the size of the loaf and the thickness of the slice.

Bread is typically sold in two main sizes of loaf, although they can vary depending on the brand or bread type, so to keep things simple I’ve split the sizes into the two most-common weights.

### Large Loaf – 800g (28oz)

If you’re not sure how thick your slice of bread is, the infographic below shows what each thickness category looks like.

A thin slice is the type you would expect from a small loaf, which is often sold as reduced-calorie bread, such as a danish loaf or Weight Watchers.

An extra thick slice, is more of a doorstop slice of bread, or a thick crust at the end of a loaf.

## Weight of Average Slice of bread

If you’re not sure what size your bread is, or the weight of the loaf it came from, an average weight for a typical medium slice of bread, 35-40g (1.23-1.4oz).

To get an idea of what a slice of bread of this weight looks like, then the image below shows what it looks like on a scale.

The tables below will help you work out how many slices of bread you get per certain weight. To keep things simple, I’ve included only thin and thick slice weights, for both small and large loaf sizes.

Figures have been rounded to the nearest whole slice.

## How Much Does a Slice of Bread Weigh? In Pounds & Kilos

If you need to convert bread slice weights to pounds or kilos, use the charts below to find the information you need.

Weights are based on averages and are split into two categories depending on the size of the loaf to get a more accurate figure.

## More Bread Slice Weight FAQs

Is a slice of bread two ounces?

A two-ounce slice of bread is equal to an extra-thick slice from a large store-bought loaf or two thin slices.

How many grams is a thick slice of bread?

A thick slice of bread from a store-bought small loaf weighs around 35-45g (1.23-1.4oz) and a thick slice of bread from a store-bought large loaf weighs around 40-50g (1.4-1.76oz).

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