Top 10 Simply Amazing Sugar Cube Sculptures

Top 10 Simply Amazing Sugar Cube Sculptures
Top 10 Simply Amazing Sugar Cube Sculptures

If there is one thing I love to see when I go to a cafe its sugar cubes. These simple sugary cubes might not mean much to most people other than putting them into their drinks, but to Brendan Jamison they are tiny bricks just waiting to be used to build something. And he really does make some rather amazing things…

 


Top 10 Simply Amazing Sugar Cube Sculptures

BONUS CONTENT: Top 10 Facts About Sugar


 

Top 10 Simply Amazing Sugar Cube Sculptures
Fireplace Made With Sugar Cubes

10 – Fireplace
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FACT: Good news for all use snackers indeed, as the growth in average yearly sugar use in foods made worldwide appears to have stopped in 2014, and may even have slightly declined!

Top 10 Simply Amazing Sugar Cube Sculptures
Castle Wall Made With Sugar Cubes

9 – Castle Wall
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FACT: 7 out of 10 adults(71.4% to be exact) get more than 10% of their calories from added sugar, while 1 out of 10 get a massive 25% of their calories from sugar!

Top 10 Simply Amazing Sugar Cube Sculptures
Great Wall of China Made With Sugar Cubes

8 – Great Wall of China
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FACT: Sugars can be divided into 3 classes: glucose (often called blood sugar when talking about blood glucose), fructose (one of the main sugars found in fruit – the others are sucrose and glucose) and galactose (often found in milk)

Top 10 Simply Amazing Sugar Cube Sculptures
The Sir Henry Tate Mausoleum Made With Sugar Cubes

7 – The Sir Henry Tate Mausoleum
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FACT: During digestion, all food carbohydrates break down into single molecule sugars. These sugars are absorbed from the intestine into the blood stream and travel to the cells, where they are used to provide energy for cellular functions.

Top 10 Simply Amazing Sugar Cube Sculptures
Sugarwalk Made With Sugar Cubes

6 – Sugarwalk
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FACT: Fizzy Pops are the number one source of sugar in most peoples diet, followed by Sweets and candies, cakes and cookies, and then dairy desserts. Many people think ready-to-eat cereals are a main problem, but the amounts of sugar in most of them are significantly less than those in the milk products used to eat them!

Top 10 Simply Amazing Sugar Cube Sculptures
Tate Modern Made With Sugar Cubes

5 – Tate Modern Made With Sugar Cubes
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FACT: The average child eats 61 pounds of refined sugar each year, and Halloween time can account for as much as 2% of that! It might not sound a lot, but 2% eaten of their yearly intake eaten in just a few hours is an awful lot indeed.

Top 10 Simply Amazing Sugar Cube Sculptures
Helen’s Tower Made With Sugar Cubes

4 – Helen’s Tower
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FACT: Want to look younger? Well most of us do, and cutting back on sugar may help your skin retain its flexibility with an effect that studies show could make you look 10 years younger than your actual age!

Top 10 Simply Amazing Sugar Cube Sculptures
Bangor castle town hall Made With Sugar Cubes

3 – Bangor castle
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FACT: People in India have been crystallizing cane sugar for at least 2,000 years. When Alexander the Great’s companions arrived there, they were amazed at the production of honey without a bee in sight!

Top 10 Simply Amazing Sugar Cube Sculptures
Eastbourne Tower Made With Sugar Cubes

2 – Eastbourne Tower
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FACT: Can you imagine eating 16 sugar cubes at one sitting? Well you have if you have ever drunk a whole can of Coke-cola.

Top 10 Simply Amazing Sugar Cube Sculptures
10 Downing Street Made With Sugar Cubes

1 – 10 Downing Street
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FACT: The artificial sweeteners saccharin and aspartame were found accidentally when lab workers doing research on make-up compounds!