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
There are 1.79 (1 79/100) tablespoons in 25 grams of sugar. The conversion of grams to tablespoons varies depending on the type of sugar being used. For example, 1 tablespoon of granulated sugar or brown sugar contains 14 grams, while 1 tablespoon of powdered sugar only contains 8 grams.Full Answer >
A sugar packet contains approximately 4 grams of sugar and 16 calories. A packet of sugar is equal to both a standard sugar cube and a teaspoon of sugar.Full Answer >
For dry goods like all-purpose flour and confectioner's sugar, 180 grams is equivalent to approximately 1 1/2 cups or 6.5 ounces. Dry weight of foods and other items can vary slightly, so the same conversions do not apply to other items.Full Answer >
One teaspoon of sugar weighs 4.2 grams. A tablespoon of sugar weighs around double that. It is recommended that people do not consume more than 25 grams, or about 6 teaspoons, of sugar a day.Full Answer >