Size

Eggs are also graded by size.Table 24.1 gives the minimum weight per dozen (including shell) according to size category. Note that each size differs from the next by 3 ounces or 85 grams.

Most food service operations use large eggs, and recipes in most books are based on this size.

Minimum Weight per Dozen

Size U.S. Metric

Jumbo

30 oz

850 g

Extra-large

27 oz

765 g

Large

24 oz

680 g

Medium

21 oz

595 g

Small

18 oz

510 g

Peewee

15 oz

425 g

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