One sugar cube, which is equivalent to one teaspoon of sugar, weighs approximately 4 grams. With sugar cubes, coffee and tea drinkers can use one, two or more lumps of sugar to sweeten their drinks.Continue Reading
The invention of the sugar cube came about as a result of a kitchen accident. Julia Rad was the wife of a sugar refinery executive. She cut her finger one day while chopping up large hunks of sugar. Mrs. Rad complained to her husband about the lack of teacup-sized sugar pieces.
Jakub Rad invented a way to process sugar into square cubes. In 1840, he created the first sugar cubes and presented them to his wife. Rad patented his sugar cube press in 1843.Learn more about Food Measurements