When you need apple weights for tracking calories, nutrition, or for cooking, things can get a little confusing because each apple is different and each variety varies in size and weight. In this article, we’ll be focusing on the weight of red delicious apples, to help you get the exact information you need.
The red delicious apple variety is typically larger than some other varieties, so they tend to be heavier than smaller apples such as the golden delicious or gala. An average small red delicious apple weighs about 158g (5.6oz), a medium apple weighs about 212g (7.5oz) and a large red delicious weighs about 260g (9.2oz).
Read on to find out much more about red delicious apple weights and use our quick and easy charts along with our calculator to work out calories for any serving size.
Red Delicious Apple Conversion Weights
Because apples are a natural product, they all vary in weight and size. I’ve categorized them into small, medium, and large so you can work out the average weight of your fruit.
The table below shows the conversion weights (in metric and imperial) for each size of red delicious apple (based on averages and USDA measurements). Please note that each fruit will vary in weight, so use this as a guide only:
|Red delicious apple size||Average metric weight||Average imperial weight|
|Small||158g / 0.158kg||5.6oz / 0.35lb|
|Medium||212g / 0.212kg||7.5oz / 0.47lb|
|Large||260g / 0.26kg||9.2oz / 0.57lb|
These figures are based on averages, and if you want exact data, it’s a good idea to weigh the apple (excluding the core) and input the weight into the calculator below.
Red Delicious Apple Weight Conversion & Calorie Calculator
Use the calculator below to work out weight conversions (in metric and imperial) and calorie values for any serving size of red delicious apple.
Choose your preferred weight type and input your apple serving weight to continue:
Red Delicious Apple Weight & Calorie Chart
The quick reference table below will help you find conversion weights and calories for various servings of red delicious apple.
These figures are based on averages using official calorie data from the USDA (see source link at the bottom of this page). The data confirms that 100g of red delicious apple (including skin) contains 59kcal (or 0.59kcal per gram).
For best results – calculate your apple weight using only the parts you’re going to eat and deduct the weight of the core.
|Red delicious apple serving weight||Conversion weight||Calories per serving|
|Average small apple (158g)||5.6oz||93kcal|
|Average medium apple (212g)||7.5oz||125kcal|
|Average large apple (260g)||9.2oz||153kcal|
Red Delicious Apple Cup Weights
If you prefer to measure using cups, you can expect a cup of sliced red delicious apple to weigh about 109g (3.8oz), and a serving this size will contain 64 calories.
The table below shows various cup size weight conversions for red delicious apples:
|Red delicious apple |
measurement in cups (sliced)
How Many Red Delicious Apples Are In A Pound Or Kilogram?
If you need to buy red delicious apples in bulk and are wondering how many you can expect to get in a pound or kilo depending on size, then here’s the information you need:
How Many Red Delicious Apples Are In A Pound?
Based on an average-sized medium red delicious apple weighing about 212g (7.5oz), you can expect to get about two apples in a pound.
The chart below shows how many apples you can expect in multiple-pound weights:
|Number of pounds||Average number of small red delicious apples (158g) per weight||Average number of medium red delicious apples (212g) per weight||Average number of large red delicious apples (260g) per weight|
How Many red Delicious Apples Are In A Kilogram?
Based on an average-sized medium red delicious apple weighing about 212g (7.5oz), you can expect to get about five apples in a kilogram.
The chart below shows how many apples you can expect in multiple kilo weights:
|Number of kilograms||Average number of small red delicious apples (158g) per weight||Average number of medium red delicious apples (212g) per weight||Average number of large red delicious apple (260g) per weight|
More Red Delicious Apple Weight & Servings FAQs
Red delicious apples are typically a larger variety of apple, so they tend to weigh more than smaller varieties such as golden delicious or Granny Smith. If you’re using them for baking or tracking calories, it’s a good idea to weigh them first because apples can vary in weight considerably.
An average small red delicious apple weighs 0.158 kilograms, an average medium-sized apple weighs 0.212 kilograms and an average large red delicious apple weighs about 0.26 kilograms.
An average small red delicious apple weighs 0.35 pounds, an average medium-sized apple weighs 0.47 pounds and an average large red delicious apple weighs about 0.57 pounds.
More Apple Resources and Calculators
This page is part of a series of helpful articles related to apple weights, servings, and conversions, the links below will take you to the other articles in this series, depending on what you’re looking for:
How much does an apple weigh? – all about generic apple weights for various sizes.
How much does a fuji apple weigh? – a page specific to the weights and calories of a fuji apple
How much does a Granny Smith apple weigh? – a page specific to the weights and calories of a Granny Smith apple
How much does a Honeycrisp apple weigh? – a page specific to the weights and calories of a Honeycrisp apple
How much does a gala apple weigh? – a page specific to the weights and calories of a gala apple
How much does a golden delicious apple weigh? – a page specific to the weights and calories of a golden delicious apple
To ensure the nutritional information used in this article is accurate, I have used data from the USDA FoodData Central; the link below contains the source information in case you need it: