While high sugar content is obvious in some foods — such as tarts, tortes and apple tatins — sugar can hide in subtle places too. Did you know?

Food

Portion

Added Sugar

Apple pie

average serving

12 teaspoons

Applesauce (unsweetened)

1/2 cup

2 teaspoons

Brownie

average serving

3 teaspoons

Chocolate cake

average serving

15 teaspoons

Chocolate chip cookie

1 cookie

2-3 teaspoons

Cranberry sauce

1/2 cup

12 teaspoons

Eggnog

1 cup

4.5 teaspoons

Fruit cocktail

1/2 cup

6 teaspoons

Gingersnaps

1 cookie

1.5 teaspoons

Honey

1 tablespoon

3 teaspoons

Jam, strawberry

1 tablespoon

4 teaspoons

Jelly

1 tablespoon

4-6 teaspoons

Macaroon

1 cookie

3-6 teaspoons

Maple syrup

1 tablespoon

2.5 teaspoons

Marmalade

1 tablespoon

4-6 teaspoons

Oatmeal cookie

1 cookie

2 teaspoons

Pound cake

4 ounces

5 teaspoons

Pumpkin pie

average serving

1 teaspoons

Soda

12 ounces

7-9 teaspoons

Yogurt, fruited

1 cup

7.5 teaspoons

Yogurt, plain

1 cup

5.3 teaspoons

Source: The Nutrition Desk Reference (Keats Publising)