Cocoa powder calories

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How many calories in cocoa powder?

Cocoa powder is something that is used as a popular baking ingredient, as well as for hot chocolate, but how many calories does cocoa powder have in it? Let's take a look.

Unsweetened dry cocoa powder

  • A 0.2 oz tablespoon = 12
  • 100 g = 228
  • 1 oz = 65

Cocoa powder mix, hot chocolate

  • A 28 g sachet serving = 111
  • 100 g = 398
  • 1 oz = 111

We hope that this section has provided you with a clear picture as to the calories cocoa powder contains.

Is cocoa powder good for you?

In large volumes cocoa powder does have some considerable nutritional benefits to speak of, such as it's huge volume of the minerals magnesium, copper, zinc, iron, manganese and phosphorus. It is also high in protein and dietary fiber, as well as containing a notable amount of B vitamins. On the negative side though it is also high in saturated fat. This is something that you are only really likely to be eating in small amounts, so it can do you diet little harm. Obviously the more you eat the more calories in cocoa powder there will be. In just a simple tablespoon though there is very little of anything, bar manganese, copper and magnesium.

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