Peach Measures, Equivalents and Substitutions

In most cases, nectarines may be substituted for peaches in equal measure. The only difference between a nectarine and a peach, is that a peach has a fuzzy skin.

3 to 4 medium peaches

=

1 pound

1 pound peaches

=

2 3/4 to 3 cups sliced

1 pound peaches

=

2 1/4 cups chopped

1 pound peaches

=

2 cups pureed

10 ounces frozen

=

1 cup slices

16-ounce can

=

6 to 10 slices

16-ounce can

=

2 cups slices

1 pound dried

=

2 3/4 cups

1 pound dried

=

5 1/4 cups cooked

Raw measures

About 2 medium peaches

=

1 cup sliced peaches

About 4 medium peaches

=

1 cup peach puree

About 3 medium peaches

=

1 pound of peaches

Process yields (Raw amounts to processed amounts)

2 to 2 1/2 pounds of fresh peaches

yields

1 quart canned

It takes about 5 good sizes peaches

to fill

one quart jar of canned peaches

An average of 17 1/2 pounds of fresh peaches

are needed

per canner load of 7 quarts

An average of 11 pounds

are needed

per canner load of 9 pints

1 bushel

=

50 pounds

1 bushel

yields

approximately 18 to 25 quart jars

Nutritional Information: Serving size: 1 medium peach, Calories: 40, Protein: .06 g, Carbohydrates: 10 g, Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 0 m, Sodium: 0 mg, Dietary Fiber: 1.5 g

Related Links:

Selecting the Perfect Peach

Peach Handling and Storage

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