How Many Calories In Coffee?

Knowing how many calories in coffee is crucial if you are to succeed at any weight loss or weight control program.

Consuming calories in liquid form can lead to weight gain, especially in a typical diet in the western world. In this article we will focus on the amount of calories in common coffee drinks in table format.

You may also be interested in another article that answers the question, Is Coffee Fattening? It explores ways to enjoy your coffee while limiting your caloric intake.

The information collected and displayed in the following charts are accurate at the date this article was published. Calorie numbers may not be 100% accurate due to inaccuracies of home or restaurant measurements and ingredients.

The “N/A” symbolizes either “none” or “not available”. You can typically calculate the number of extra calories from additives if you use the base calorie count of 1 cup of black coffee at 5 calories per cup.

For our purposes where indicated:

  • 1 cup = 8 US fl Oz (fluid ounces)

The following should be taken as a general guide. It should also be noted that we tend to add more extras at home than we’d like to believe.

Hot Coffee Calories

Here is the heart of most coffee beverages. You can see that black coffee has very few calories and that it's the extra ingredients that give coffee calories.

Coffee Drink

Size

Dairy

Sugar

Calories

Black Coffee

1 cup

N/A

N/A

5

Instant Coffee

1 tsp

N/A

N/A

4

Coffee With Cream & Sugar

1 cup

1 tbsp half & half

1 tbsp

64

Coffee With Cream

1 cup

1 tbsp heavy cream

N/A

57

Hazelnut Coffee

1 cup

N/A

N/A

20

Latte

1 cup

2% Milk

N/A

124

Cappuccino

12 Oz

Non-Fat Milk

N/A

75

1 Oz

N/A

N/A

3

Bulletproof Coffee

1 cup

1 tbsp butter, 1 tbsp MCT oil

N/A

215

Sources:

Iced Coffee Calories

The following chart contains the calories for common iced coffee beverages. Since these drinks can be made differently by different people, we've made estimations based on caloric calculators and the sources listed below.

Coffee Drink

Size

Dairy

Sugar

Calories

Iced Coffee

1 Cup

1 TBSP 2% Milk

1 TSP

25

Vietnamese Coffee

1 Cup

4 TBSP Sweetened -
Condensed Milk

N/A

245

Thai Iced Coffee

1 Serving

4 TBSP Sweetened -
Condensed Milk

N/A

184

Wawa Iced Coffee

16 oz

1 tbsp whole milk

N/A

200

Sources:

Starbucks Coffee Calories

The following chart contains the calories for popular Starbucks coffee drinks. The measurements of their sizes are as follows:

  • Short​ - 8 Us fl Oz
  • Tall - 12 US fl Oz

Starbucks drinks larger than Tall such as Grande (16 Oz), Venti (20 Oz), Venti Ice (24 Oz) and Trenta (31 Oz) will add to the caloric values.

Coffee Drink

Size

Dairy

Calories

Caramel Frappuccino

Tall

Whole Milk

320

Coffee Frappuccino

Tall

Breve Milk

190

Light Coffee Frappuccino

Tall

Non-Fat Milk

110

Hazelnut Coffee (Macchiato)

Tall

Whole Milk

200

Tall

Whole Milk

170

Small Latte

Short

Whole Milk

110

Iced Caramel Latte (Skinny)

Tall

2% Milk

90

Caffè Mocha

Tall

Non-Fat Milk

260

Iced Coffee (Sweetened)

Tall

2% Milk

80

Sources:

Coffee Shop & Restaurant Coffee Calories

The following restaurant and coffee shop values are an estimation. You may receive a drink that has more or less of the indicated values at the time of purchase. It's also very common to order two beverages at the same time that vary greatly in calories.

Coffee Drink

Size

Dairy

Sugar

Calories

7 Eleven coffee

12 fl Oz

N/A

N/A

10

McDonald's iced coffee (french vanilla)

6 fl Oz (medium)

N/A

sugar-free french vanilla syrup

120

Peet’s coffee
Latte Macchiato

16 Oz (medium)

2% milk, no whipped cream

N/A

210

Panera hazelnut coffee

16 Oz (medium)

N/A

N/A

20

Alterra coffee 
Fabulous Froth

1 packet

N/A

N/A

47

Speedway coffee 
English Toffee

12 fl Oz

Yes N/A

Yes N/A

220

Sources:

What We've Learned

The majority of calories in coffee comes from additives such milk, cream, sugar, and syrups. It’s easy to overlook the calories that we consume in a single cup of coffee. Some ranging up to a ¼ days’ worth of calories based on a 2000 calorie per day diet.

With this knowledge we can either reduce the amount of coffee beverages we consume or choose to drink those with fewer calories. The choice is simple, but not always easy when we’re feeling low on energy and need that delicious boost of energy.

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