Calories in Cake etc.

Calories in Bread, Biscuits and Cakes


From bulking your lunch with bread, to indulging in your favourite sweet treat, carbohydrates form an important part of our daily diet.  Having surveyed our members and also visitors to our website, we've got a good view of what exactly you like to eat from your bakery.

Our simple chart shows how many calories in a selection of well known bread, biscuit and cake products.

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50/50 White Bread, Kingsmill

Calories in 100g of 50/50 white bread

Calories 225kcal
Carbohydrate 41.2g
Protein 9.9g
Fat 2.3g
Fibre 4.9g

Calories in a serving (1 slice, 40g) of 50/50 white bread: 90kcal

Brown Bread

Visitors rated brown bread as their number 6 favourite, while members ranked it 19th - perhaps because those keeping a regular food diary are aware that the fibre is lower than in wholemeal bread. 

Calories in 100g of bread:

Calories 207.0kcal
Carbohydrate 42.1g
Protein 7.9g
Fat 2.0g
Fibre 3.5g

Calories in a slice of bread (medium): 82.8kcal

Brown Bread, Weight Watchers

This bread has the lowest calories per slice at 28 - but then the slice is a mere 12.5g.  Neither members or visitors rank this within their top 30, perhaps due to the tiny serving size...

Calories in 100g of bread:

Calories 235.0kcal
Carbohydrate 39.9g
Protein 14.1g
Fat 2.6g
Fibre 5.1g

Calories in a slice of bread (12.2g): 28kcal

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Brown Sandwich Thins, Warburton's

Calories in 100g of Sandwich Thins

Calories 239kcal
Carbohydrate 48g
Protein 9.9g
Fat 2.6g
Fibre 5.4g

Calories in 2 thins (84g): 200.8kcal

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Our visitors' favourite biscuit, the calories per cookie are relatively low at 49 per cookie, although the fat per 100g is the second highest.

Calories in 100g of choc chip cookie:

Calories 489.0kcal
Carbohydrate 64g
Protein 5.5g
Fat 24.7g
Fibre 2.9g

Calories in a choc chip cookie (10g): 48.9kcal

Crumpets, Warburton's

Calories in 100g of Crumpets

Calories 178kcal
Carbohydrate 36.1g
Protein 5.6g
Fat 0.7g
Fibre 2.3g

Calories in a crumpet (55g): 97.9kcal

Digestive Biscuit, 25% Less Fat, Tesco

With the second higest calories per 100g and the higest carbs, low fat certainly doesn't mean low calorie!

Calories in 100g of biscuits:

Calories 462.0kcal
Carbohydrate 71.0g
Protein 7.3g
Fat 16.5g
Fibre 3.8g

Calories in a biscuit (15g): 69.3kcal

Digestive Biscuit, McVitie's

Calories in 100g of biscuits:

Calories 470.0kcal
Carbohydrate 62.7g
Protein 7.2g
Fat 21.5g
Fibre 3.6g

The digestive is eleventh most popular item with our members, while visitors to our website prefer a chocolate chip cookie. Although the digestive is nearly 20 calories less per 100g, it is typically larger than a cookie and has over 20 more calories per serving.

Calories in a digestive (15g): 70.5kcal

Flake Cake, Cadbury's

With the 4th highest calories per 100g, both members and visitors appear to realise that cake is a treat rather than a necessity and have kept it out of their top 30.

Calories in 100g of cake:

Calories 445.0kcal
Carbohydrate 54.5g
Protein 6.3g
Fat 22.3g
Fibre 0.7g

Calories in a cake (34g): 151.3kcal

French Baguette, Tesco

The good old fashioned French Stick is in at number 19 with members and a lofty number 6 with our visitors. However, it's got the highest calories per serving at 360kcal for a small (150g) baguette.

Calories in 100g of baguette:

Calories 240.0kcal
Carbohydrate 49.5g
Protein 7.8g
Fat 1.2g
Fibre 3.4g

Calories in a baguette (150g): 360kcal

Granary Bread

People often associate Granary bread with any malted grain or rustic looking loaves. However 'Granary' is a term trademarked by Hovis and only bread containing their special malted grain mix is allowed to use the name.

Calories in 100g of Granary bread:

Calories 256 kcal
Carbohydrate 46.4g
Protein 10.3g
Fat 2.4g
Fibre 3.7g

Calories in a medium slice (of Granary bread (38g): 97kcal. See the calories in different types of granary bread

Jaffa Cake, McVities

Call it a cake, call it a biscuit, it's all the same really.  The jaffa cake ranked towards the bottom of our members' list and didn't feature in our visitors' favourites.  Perhaps it has something to do with the high proportion of carbs per 100g, due mainly to the high sugar content (42g per 100g)

Calories in 100g of Jaffa cakes:

Calories 374.0kcal
Carbohydrate 70.6g
Protein 4.8g
Fat 8.0g
Fibre 2.5g

Calories in a Jaffa cake (12g): 44.9kcal

Jam Doughnut, Mark & Spencer

High in carbs and sugar while low in fibre (1.3g per 100g), the doughnut was not a favourite with either group.

Calories in 100g of jam doughnuts:

Calories 287.0kcal
Carbohydrate 57.6g
Protein 5.0g
Fat 4.0g
Fibre 1.3g

Calories in a doughnut (49g): 140kcal

Original Crackerbread, Ryvita

Calories in 100g of Orginal Ryvita Crackerbread

Calories 378kcal
Carbohydrate 75g
Protein 10.8g
Fat 2.8g
Fibre 4.8g

Calories in a slice (5g) of crackerbread: 18.9kcal

Pecan Danish Pastry, Marks & Spencer

A Danish pastry will set you back 287 calories per serving, making it the second most calorific item in our bakery list.

Calories in 100g of Danish pastry:

Calories 428.0kcal
Carbohydrate 45.0g
Protein 6.2g
Fat 26.0g
Fibre 1.3g

Calories in a Danish pastry (67g): 287kcal

Plain Bagel, New York Bagel Co.

Scoring fairly low with visitors to our website, the bagel came in at number 26 in a list of 30 popular bakery products. It was even more unpopular with members, not even making the top 30.

Calories in 100g of bagel:

Calories 255.0kcal
Carbohydrate 50.4g
Protein 9.1g
Fat 1.9g
Fibre 2.9g

Calories in a bagel (84.7g): 216kcal

Rich Tea Biscuit, McVitie's

Calories in 100g of biscuit

Calories 453kcal
Carbohydrate 71.2g
Protein 7.1g
Fat 15.5g
Fibre 2.9g

Calories in a biscuit (8g): 36.2kcal

Rye Crispbread

Crispbread is 8th most used bakery product with our members, while visitors place it at 13 - and with just 28 calories per serving, its the perfect diet snack food with twice the fibre of wholemeal bread.

Calories in 100g of rye crispbread:

Calories 351kcal
Carbohydrate 60g
Protein 11.4g
Fat 6.1g
Fibre 12.5g

Calories in a slice of crispbread (8g): 28kcal

Rye Crispbread, Ryvita

Calories in 100g of Ryvita Rye Crispbread

Calories 342kcal
Carbohydrate 66.5g
Protein 8.5g
Fat 1.2g
Fibre 15.2g

Calories in a slice (10g) of crispbread: 34.2kcal

Sultana Scone, Tesco, Finest

The scone has the highest amount of calories per serving (238) and both groups recognise this.

alories in 100g of scones:

Calories 340.0kcal
Carbohydrate 50.9g
Protein 8.9g
Fat 10.9g
Fibre 2.1g

Calories in a scone (70g): 238kcal

White Bread Roll, Crusty

Not a great favourite with our members, coming in at number 22 in our popularity chart - and faring even worse with visitors who preferred a soft roll.

Calories in 100g of bread:

Calories 280.0kcal
Carbohydrate 57.6g
Protein 10.9g
Fat 2.3g
Fibre 1.5g

Calories in a roll (50g): 140kcal

White Bread Roll, Soft

Calories in 100g of soft white roll

Calories 253kcal
Carbohydrate 46.5g
Protein 9.23g
Fat 3.32g
Fibre 2.25g

Calories in a small roll (45g): 113.9kcal

White Bread, Medium Sliced, Asda

White bread is used by both members and visitors equally, verifying the popularity of this bakery staple.

Calories in 100g of white bread:

Calories 218.0kcal
Carbohydrate 43.0g
Protein 8.0g
Fat 1.5g
Fibre 3.3g

Calories in a slice of bread (37g): 80kcal

White Hot Cross Bun, Sainsbury's

This sticky sweet bun didn't rank at all in our survey and at nearly 190 calories per serving, it's easy to see why it's probably better off as a seasonal treat.

Calories in 100g of hot cross buns:

Calories 267.0kcal
Carbohydrate 47.5g
Protein 7.5g
Fat 5.2g
Fibre 3.9g

Calories in a hot cross bun (70g): 187kcal

White Pitta Bread, Tesco

Our website visitors prefer a wholemeal version, while members seem to steer clear of pittas in any form. It's understandable though as a pitta has around twice as many calories as a slice of wholemeal bread.

Calories in 100g of bread:

Calories 283.3kcal
Carbohydrate 55.2g
Protein 9.8g
Fat 2.2g
Fibre 3.3g

Calories in a pitta (60g): 170kcal

White Toast

Everyone loves a slice of toast!  At just 88 calories, a slice of white toast is a great snack and can be combined with just about anything.

Calories in 100g of toast:

Calories 265.0kcal
Carbohydrate 57.1g
Protein 9.3g
Fat 1.6g
Fibre 1.8g

Calories in a slice of toast (33g): 88kcal

Wholemeal Bread, Medium Sliced, Hovis

The number 1 favourite across the board - the message that wholemeal is better for you certainly seems to be getting across.

Calories in 100g of wholemeal bread:

Calories 221kcal
Carbohydrate 37.8g
Protein 10.0g
Fat 2.7g
Fibre 6.8g

Calories in a slice of wholemeal (29g): 64.1kcal

Wholemeal Bread, Medium Sliced, Warburton's

Calories in 100g of wholemeal bread

Calories 231kcal
Carbohydrate 37.8g
Protein 10.6g
Fat 2.8g
Fibre 6.5g

Calories in a slice of wholemeal bread(24g): 55.5kcal

Wholemeal Toast

Calories in 100g of wholemeal toast

Calories 224kcal
Carbohydrate 42.3g
Protein 8.6g
Fat 2.2g
Fibre 5.8g

Calories in a slice of toast (26g): 58.2kcal

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