Caffeine in McDonald’s Mocha Latte

McDonald's Mocha Latte

125 mg

in one Medium (16 fl oz.) serve.

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


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The McDonald's Mocha Latte is a delightful blend of espresso, milk and chocolate flavor that offers a rich, indulgent taste. This popular beverage from the fast-food giant's McCafe menu is perfect for coffee lovers who enjoy a hint of sweetness in their caffeine fix.

Served hot or iced, this latte provides an excellent pick-me-up at any time of day. Whether you're starting your morning with it or savoring it as an afternoon treat, the McDonald's Mocha Latte promises to deliver a satisfying experience with its creamy texture and robust flavors.

The McDonald's Mocha Latte is available in three sizes,

  • Small (12 fl oz.), 100 mg caffeine, 290 calories
  • Medium (16 fl oz.), 125 mg caffeine, 290 calories
  • Small (20 fl oz.), 180 mg caffeine, 290 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 Mocha Latte is considered Medium (125 mg) for Medium size.

This equals 7.8 mg of caffeine per fl oz.

The table below compares McDonald's Mocha Latte against other popular caffeinated drinks.

Drink NameServing SizeCaffeine AmountCaffeine / fl. oz
McDonald's Mocha LatteMedium ( fl. oz)125 mg7.8
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 Mocha Latte contains g sugar in a fl oz. ( ml) can. This equals teaspoons of sugar.

The table below compares McDonald's Mocha Latte against other popular drinks.

Drink NameServing SizeSugarSugar (Teaspoon)
McDonald's Mocha 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, Milk, Water, Soy, Chocolate Drizzle [Corn Syrup, Dextrose, Water, Sugar, Glycerin, Hydrogenated Coconut Oil, Cocoa (Processed With Alkali), Modified Food Starch, Nonfat Milk, Natural Flavors, Salt, Gellan Gum, Disodium Phosphate, Potassium Sorbate (Preservative), Soy Lecithin], Chocolate Syrup [Sugar, Water, Chocolate Liquor, Caramel Color, Contains 2% Or Less: Natural Flavors, Vanilla Extract, Salt, Gellan Gum, Citric Acid, Potassium Sorbate (Preservative)], Whipped Light Cream [Cream, Nonfat Milk, Milk, Liquid Sugar, Contains 2% Or Less: Mono And Diglycerides, Natural Flavors, Carrageenan. Whipping Propellant (Nitrous Oxide)

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