Caffeine in McDonald’s Iced French Vanilla Latte

McDonald's Iced French Vanilla Latte

142 mg

in one Medium (16 fl oz.) serve.

Based on FDA’s 400 mg daily limit for adults, the caffeine level is,

Medium

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The McDonald's Iced French Vanilla Latte is a delightful blend of rich espresso, creamy milk and sweet French vanilla flavor. This chilled beverage offers the perfect balance between bitter coffee notes and sugary sweetness, making it an ideal choice for those who enjoy their caffeine with a touch of indulgence.

Served over ice, this latte from McDonald's provides a refreshing pick-me-up at any time of day. Whether you're starting your morning commute or need an afternoon boost, the Iced French Vanilla Latte delivers that much-needed jolt of energy with its robust espresso shot while satisfying your sweet tooth with its decadent vanilla undertones.

The McDonald's Iced French Vanilla Latte is available in three sizes,

  • Small (12 fl oz.), 71 mg caffeine, 180 calories
  • Medium (16 fl oz.), 142 mg caffeine, 180 calories
  • Small (20 fl oz.), 178 mg caffeine, 180 calories

Is it high in caffeine?

According to the FDA’s daily caffeine limit of 400 mg for adults, the caffeine level in McDonald's Iced French Vanilla Latte is considered Medium (142 mg) for Medium size.

This equals 8.9 mg of caffeine per fl oz.

The table below compares McDonald's Iced French Vanilla Latte against other popular caffeinated drinks.

Drink NameServing SizeCaffeine AmountCaffeine / fl. oz
McDonald's Iced French Vanilla LatteMedium ( fl. oz)142 mg8.9
Starbucks AmericanoGrande (16 fl. oz)225 mg14.1
Starbucks Coffee FrappuccinoGrande (16 fl. oz)95 mg5.9
Red Bull Original1 can (8.4 fl. oz)80 mg9.5
Monster Energy Original1 can (16 fl. oz)160 mg10
Coke Original1 can (12 fl. oz)34 mg2.8
Pepsi Classic1 can (12 fl. oz)38 mg3.2

Is it high in sugar?

The McDonald's Iced French Vanilla Latte contains g sugar in a fl oz. ( ml) can. This equals teaspoons of sugar.

The table below compares McDonald's Iced French Vanilla Latte against other popular drinks.

Drink NameServing SizeSugarSugar (Teaspoon)
McDonald's Iced French Vanilla Latte1 can ( fl. oz) g
Starbucks Coffee FrappuccinoGrande (16 fl. oz)45 g11.3
Red Bull Original1 can (8.4 fl. oz)27 g7
Monster Energy Original1 can (16 fl. oz)28 g7
Coke Original1 can (12 fl. oz)65 g16.3
Pepsi Classic1 can (12 fl. oz)41 g10.3

Ingredients List

Espresso, Whole Milk, Water, Ice, French Vanilla Syrup [Sugar, Water, Corn Syrup, Glycerin, Contains 2% Or Less: Natural Flavor, Potassium Sorbate (Preservative), Citric Acid, Caramel Color]

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