# Measuring Fruits for Recipes: How Many Pounds of Fruit are in a Cup?

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## Weight to Cups Conversions for All Types of Fruits

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When baking a peach pie or an apple cobbler, it can be challenging to determine how many pounds of fruit you need to purchase and prepare for the recipe. Our handy conversion chart makes it easy to answer questions, like “How many peaches are in a cup?” and “How many strawberries are in a pound?”

The following table lists the amounts of fruits in relation to measuring cup equivalencies.

 Apples 1 pound (3 or 4 medium) = 3 cups sliced Bananas 1 pound (3 or 4 medium) = 1–3/4 cups mashed Berries 1 quart = 3–1/2 cups1 pound= 3 cups Dates 1 pound = 2–1/2 cups pitted Lemon 1 whole = 1 to 3 tablespoons juice; 1 to 1–1/2 teaspoons grated rind Lime 1 whole = 1–1/2 to 2 tablespoons juice Orange 1 medium = 6 to 8 tablespoons juice; 2 to 3 tablespoons grated rind Peaches 1 pound (4 medium) = 3 cups sliced Pears 1 pound (4 medium) = 2 cups sliced Rhubarb 1 pound = 2 cups cooked Strawberries 1 quart = 4 cups sliced1 pound = 2 3/4 cups sliced

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