A cube of sugar contains approximately 12 calories. Assuming we're talking about white sugar, that is pure carbohydrate: a sugar cube weighs approximately 3 grams. You have 4 calories per gram of sugar.
Considering this, how many teaspoons is a sugar cube?
That's 32 grams if you're reading labels, and about 6% of your total calories for the day. That means: 32 total grams / 4 grams per teaspoon = < 8 teaspoons added sugar/day. 1 teaspoon sugar = 1 sugar cube = 1 sugar packet.
How much sugar is there in a sugar cube?
We've used regular sugar cubes (4 grams of sugar each) to show how the sugars in your favorite foods literally stack up, gram for gram. Compare foods, find out where sugar is hiding, and see how much of the sweet stuff you're really eating.
What kind of sugar is in a sugar cube?
The cubes are made by pressing granulated sugar, mixed with a bit of sugar liquid to help glue them all together, into cube shapes. Machines form them into cubes, air-dry them, then package them. Most sugar cubes are made from refined white sugar, but you can also get them made from Brown Sugar, Demerara Sugar, etc.