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Apple Equivalents, Measures, and Substitutions

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Pears and peaches can be substituted for apples in many recipes.

Apple Equivalents, Measures, and Substitutions

• 1 pound apples = 2 large apples
• 1 pound apples = 3 medium apples
• 1 pound apples = 2-3/4 cups cored, sliced or chopped apples
• 1 pound apples = 1-1/3 cups applesauce
• 1 medium apple = 1 cup cored, sliced apples
• 1 medium apple = 3/4 cup cored, chopped apples
• 1 medium apple = 1/2 cup mashed apples
• 4 pounds fresh apples = 4 cups applesauce
• 4 pounds fresh apples = 1 pound dried apples
• 2 pounds fresh apples = filling for one 9-inch pie
• 1 pound dried apples = 4-1/3 cups
• 1 pound dried apples = 8 cups cooked apples

More About Apples and Recipes:

Apple Selection and Storage
Apple Varieties
Apple Equivalents, Measures, and Substitutions
Apple History
Apples and Health
Apple Recipes
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