Posts Tagged ‘How much sugar is there in easter eggs?’

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Killer Easter Egg Math

March 30, 2022

According to The Guinness Book of Records the largest chocolate Easter Egg went on display at Le Acciaierie Shopping Centre, in Cortenuova, Italy, on 2011.

 Egg Weight   = 7,200 kg  = 15,873 lbs

Height = 10 m =  34 ft

Circumference = 19.6 m = 64 ft

The sugar content for easter eggs is: 55-65% by weight

So we will assume the sugar content of the giant egg was in the middle:

60%

The weight of sugar in the giant egg equals:

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Sweet Tooth Maths 1

March 27, 2013

Good News for Chocoholics

To get the right texture Easter Eggs are made from sugar or sucrose and not from corn syrup. But chocolate contain lots and lots of sugar.

Guylian sea shells

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Guylian Sea Shells:

Weight Sea Shell: 120 g

Weight Sugar: 48g

% sugar = 48/120 x 100 = 40%

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Guylian luxury easter egg

This is a Guylian Luxury Easter Egg. It can also be used as a designer handbag, I guess.

Guylian Easter Eggs:

Weight Easter Egg: 100g

Weight Sugar: 52g

% sugar = 52/100 x 100 = 52%

You’ll find nutrition data here.

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Easter Challenge:

Here is the largest Chocolate Easter Egg ever.

Mathspig Big Easter Egg

This Giant Egg from the Guinness Book of Records was made in 2005 in Belgium by chocolate maker Guylian.

Statistics:

Height: 8.32 m

Weight: 1950 kg chocolate or 4300 lb

No. Chocolatiers: 26

No. Chocolate bars: 50,000

Total time: 525 hrs

Easter Challenge for Chocoholics

Easter Maths Challenge

fiat punto 1The amount of sugar in the giant egg weighs as much as a Fiat Pinto.