### Author Topic: Calories in a 18" slice?  (Read 13177 times)

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#### nysauce

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##### Calories in a 18" slice?
« on: June 07, 2005, 09:40:54 PM »
I've been dieting lately. So I haven't been making as many pies. So does anyone know about how many calories are in a 18" NY slice. Everything I've found on the web is from chains or anything other than a NY style pie.

#### Pete-zza

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##### Re: Calories in a 18" slice?
« Reply #1 on: June 07, 2005, 10:59:58 PM »
nysauce,

The answer to your question of course turns on what kind of NY style pizza you are talking about in terms of toppings, kinds of cheeses (whole milk, part-skim), etc., but I have read that a single slice of pepperoni pizza out of a 14-inch pie that uses a hand-tossed dough has anywhere from 230 to 280 calories. Those numbers presuppose 8 slices to the 14-inch pie. Since an 18-inch pie has a surface area about 40% greater than a 14-inch pie, if my math is right the number of calories in a single slice (1/8th of the 18-inch pepperoni pie) goes to about 320 to 390 calories (and maybe a bit more because of the proportionately larger rim).

For purposes of your diet, would you like the numbers for a 1-inch pepperoni pie ?

Peter
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