How many calories are in sugar?

How many calories are in sugar?

10 calories per cube, 45 calories per tablespoon


1 cube of sugar is approximately 10 calories


1 teaspoon of sugar is approximately 15 calories.
1 heaping teaspoon of sugar is approximately 25 calories.


1 tablespoon of sugar is approximately 45 calories.

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