Sugar in Confectionery

A typical bar of chocolate weighing 45g has about 6 teaspoons of sugar. No surprise there, most confectionery is high in sugar, that's what makes it taste sweet. Chocolate raisins are very high, the raisins contain more sugar than the chocolate.

Most of the common candies are listed below.

Sugar in Teaspoons

Candy Teaspoons / 100Gm Serving Size Teaspoons / Serv.
3 Musketeers 16.7 Bar 54.4g 9.0
Bounty Bar 11.5 Twin Bar 45g 5.2
Cadbury Chocolate 14.2 Bar 45g 6.4
Candies Hard 15.7 10 Small 30g 4.7
Chocolate Raisins 15.6 Cup 180gm 28
Dove Choc Bar 13.9 Bar 37g 5.1
Jelly Beans 17.5 10 small 11g 1.9
Frozen Yogurt 5.0 Cup 174g 8.7
Granola Bar 7.1 Bar 21g 1.5
Hersheys Chocolate 14.0 45g 6.3
Hersheys Kisses 14.4 9 Pieces 40g 5.8
Ice Cream Vanilla 5.3 Half Cup 3.5
Jellies 12.8 Packet 14g 1.8
Kit Kat 4 Finger 13.1 Bar 45g 5.8
Kit Kat Chunky 13.4 Bar 48g 6.4
Lindt Classic Choc 14.2 Serv 45g 6.4
Lindt Lindor Choc 10.5 Serv 45g 4.8
Lindt 70% Cocoa 6.7 Serv 45g 3.0
Lindt 85% Cocoa 3.3 Serv 45g 1.5
M&Ms 16.4 Bag 49g 8.2
Magnum Ice Cream 7.2 Bar 77g 5.5
Mars Bar 14.3 Bar 53g 7.7
Malteesers 13.8 Bag 40g 5.6
Milky Way 14.4 Twin Bar 50g 7.3
Nestle Butterfinger 11.5 Bar 60g 6.9
Nutella 4.9 Serving 51g 2.5
Nutra Grain Bar 8.3 Bar 32g 3.0
Reeses Cups 12.5 Pack 2 Cups 42g 5.3
Skittles 19.0 Pack 62g 11.8
Snickers 12.1 Bar 50g 6.1
Starburst Fruit 14.5 8 Chews 40g 5.8
Tic Tac 23.8 Pack 15g 3.6
Twix 12.4 Twin Bar 55g 6.4
Twizzlers 9.9 Pack 38g 3.8

Source: USDA National Nutrient Database for food composition.




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