National Healthy School Canteens

Guidelines for healthy foods and drinks supplied in school canteens

Un-iced cakes, muffins and sweet pastries

Page last updated: 28 October 2013

Foods

Green/AmberComments and suggestions
Un-iced cakes, muffins
and sweet pastries
AmberSome un-iced cakes, muffins and sweet biscuits that are a small to medium serve size, or have been modified to reduce the amount of saturated fat and/ or sugar or have
fibre added, may be categorised as Amber.

Choose varieties with added fruit and/ or vegetables, but still check against the Nutrient Criteria below.

Add fruit or vegetables when preparing in the canteen. Products should not contain any added confectionery

Check the Nutrition Information Panel against the Nutrient Criteria below.
Energy (kJ)
per serve
Saturated fat (g)
per serve
Sodium (mg)
per serve
Fibre (g)
per serve
Un-iced cakes, muffins and sweet pastries900kJ or less3g or less-1.5g or more