apples are more economical when purchased by the bushel than when bought
in small quantities. One bushel of apples weighs about 42 lbs. One pound
of apples generally consists of 4 small apples or 3 medium or 2 large apples.
One pound of apples will yield 2 3/4 cups of pared and sliced apples.
of apples generally consists of:
4 small apples
3 medium apples
medium apples are needed to yield one cup grated apples.
Allow two pounds of apples for one nine-inch apple pie.
A peck of
apples weighs about 10 pounds.
pound of apples to yield 3 cups diced apples. Use one pound of apples
to yield 2 3/4 cups pared and sliced apples.
One bushel of apples
weighs about 42 pounds and will yield 18-20 quarts of canned or frozen
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For further information about Missouri Apples contact:
Dr. Michele R. Warmund, State Fruit Specialist
1-31 Agriculture Building
Columbia, MO 65211
Phone: (573) 882-9632 Fax: (573) 882-1469