Cinnamon is added to a number of food items in order to enhance their taste. Cinnamon gives a special flavor to these food items and this flavor is not harmful unlike many other artificial flavors used in different cuisines. Here is a look at the calorie content in different serving sizes of Cinnamon.
One teaspoon of ground Cinnamon weighing around 2.3 grams contains a total of 6 calories. The total carbohydrate content in it is 1.9 grams consisting of 1.2 grams of dietary fiber content and 0.1 gram of protein content. On consuming one tablespoon of ground Cinnamon weighing around 6.8 grams you would be taking in 17 calories. The total fat content in it is 0.1 gram and carbohydrate content in it is 5.5 grams consisting of 3.6 grams of dietary fiber content and 0.1 gram of sugar content.
Few popular cinnamon preparations include cinnamon raisin bagels, cinnamon sweet rolls and cinnamon sweet roll dough. The calorie content in each of these cinnamon preparations is different; below mentioned are the details about the number of calories and other micronutrients in each of preparations.
One 4 inch diameter cinnamon raisin bagel contains a total of 243 calories out of which 81% of the calories are obtained from carbohydrates, 14% of the calories are obtained from proteins and the remaining 5% calories come from fat.
An average sized cinnamon sweet roll with raisins contains a total of 223 calories of which 55% of the calories are obtained from carbohydrates, 39% of the calories come from fat and the remaining 6% calories are obtained from proteins.
One cinnamon sweet roll dough with frosting contains a total of 100 calories. Out of these 100 calories 62% of the calories are obtained from carbohydrates, 32% calories come from fat and the remaining 6% calories come from proteins.