Cupcakes - Hostess

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Product characteristics

Brands: Hostess

Brand owner: Hostess Brands, LLC

Categories: Biscuits and cakes, Cakes

Countries where sold: United States


→Ingredients are listed in order of importance (quantity).

Ingredients list:
sugar, water, bleached enriched wheat flour (flour, niacin, ferrous sulfate or reduced iron, thiamin mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid), high fructose corn syrup, palm oil, shortening (tallow, hydrogenated tallow, cottonseed oil, mono and diglycerides, polysorbate 60, soy lecithin), corn syrup, cocoa processed with alkali, contains 2% or less: glycerin, soybean oil, mono and diglycerides, soy lecithin, salt, chocolate liquor, calcium carbonate, calcium sulfate, agar, locust bean gum, sunflower oil, disodium phosphate, cocoa, modified corn starch, baking soda, corn starch, dextrose, whey, inulin, eggs, sorbic acid and potassium sorbate (to retain freshness), egg whites, polysorbate 60, sodium stearoyl lactylate, natural and artificial flavors, sodium polyphosphate, shortening (tallow, hydrogenated tallow), xanthan gum, sodium carboxymethylcellulose, enzymes, soy flour, titanium dioxide (color), monocalcium phosphate,

Substances or products causing allergies or intolerances: Eggs, Milk

Ingredients analysis:
Palm oil Non-vegan
→ The analysis is based solely on the ingredients listed and does not take into account processing methods.

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Nutrition facts

NutriScore color nutrition grade

NutriScore nutrition grade E

Nutrient levels for 100 g

14.4 g Fat in moderate quantity
5.56 g Saturated fat in high quantity
40 g Sugars in high quantity
1.17 g Salt in moderate quantity

Serving size: 2 CAKES (90 g)

Comparison to average values of products in the same category:

(8572 products)
(23963 products)

→ Please note: for each nutriment, the average is computed for products for which the nutriment quantity is known, not on all products of the category.

Nutrition facts
Nutrition facts As sold
for 100 g / 100 ml
As sold
per serving (2 CAKES (90 g))
Cakes Biscuits and cakes
Energy (kcal) 356 kcal 320 kcal -6% -15%
Energy 1,490 kj
(356 kcal)
1,340 kj
(320 kcal)
-6% -15%
Fat 14.44 g 13 g -1% -15%
- Saturated fat 5.56 g 5 g -2% -14%
- Trans fat 0 g 0 g
Cholesterol 6 mg 5.4 mg -74% -62%
Salt 1.168 g 1.05 g +31% +31%
Sodium 0.467 g 0.42 g +31% +31%
Carbohydrates 58.89 g 53 g +2% -5%
- Fibers 2.2 g 1.98 g +40% +3%
- Sugars 40 g 36 g +23% +40%
Proteins 2.22 g 2 g -49% -58%
Vitamin A 0 µg 0 µg -100% -100%
Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) 0 mg 0 mg -100% -100%
Calcium 222 mg 200 mg +361% +489%
Iron 3 mg 2.7 mg +76% +44%
Nutrition score - France 20 20 +6% +12%
Nutri-Score E E +6% +12%

Some of the data comes from the USDA National Nutrients Database for Branded Foods (the exact list is available in the product edit history).

Product page on USDA NDB

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