Thursday, 6 December 2012

6 Starbucks Christmas Treats - Nutrition Guide

If you’re popping into Starbucks for a festive latte, you may be tempted by some of their Christmas sweet treats. But if you’re not careful, you could end up consuming 1,000 calories or more!

Of course, it depends on which treat you pick. Choose wisely and you can still come away with a Christmas snack and a festive latte for a little over 300 calories.

Starbucks are pretty good about displaying calorie information on their labels, but if you haven’t got the time to compare this year’s Christmas treats in the shop, here’s a quick rundown of the lowest to highest calorie festive snacks at Starbucks this year.

Starbucks Christmas Treats

1. Seasonal Marshmallow Twizzles (153 Calories)

Marshmallows hand-dipped in white chocolate and rolled in natural red and green deliciously crunchy sugar sprinkles.

7.0g fat, 22.1g sugars, 0g salt

2. Black Forest Petite (186 Calories)

A fudgy cherry brownie with white choc chunks, finished with sour cherries, dark Belgian chocolate curls and ruby sparkles.
9.6g fat, 19.3g sugars, 0.1g salt

3. Cranberry & Orange Muffin (368 Calories)

"Juicy cranberries and orange pieces folded into Starbucks classic muffin batter, baked to perfection and topped with more delicious cranberries."

16.2g fat, 25.8 sugars, 0.5g salt

4. Ginger Loaf Cake (369 Calories)

"Sticky black treacle and stem ginger loaf cake, hand finished with a Mascarpone and natural vanilla butter icing."

11.2g fat, 44.9g sugars, 0.5g salt

5. Luxury All Butter Mince Pie (399 Calories)

"A Christmas tradition. Starbucks all-butter pastry shell is filled with mincemeat jam-packed full of sultanas, raisins and plenty of spice: coriander, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, caraway and clove."

16.1g fat, 34.4g sugars, 0.1g salt

6. Hazelnut Chocolate Chip Muffin (510 Calories)

"Sweet, roasty hazelnuts and 100% Belgian Chocolate Chunks are strewn through this deliciously-light muffin batter."

29g fat, 32.8g sugars, 0.60g salt

Some of these snacks can be found year round, such as the Marshmallow (dark & white) Twizzles which have 193 calories each.

Further information: Starbucks Nutrition Guide

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Starbucks Festive Coffees - Calories and Fat - Read Post

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