How many calories in a pumpkin spice latte?
Oh yes, it’s pumpkin spice season again. But how many calories are in a pumpkin spice latte?
We’re big fans of the warming, comforting pumpkin spice lattes that have popped up all over the high street, but there’s no denying they can be high in calories and sugar.
If you think indulging in a pumpkin spice latte is off-limits when you’re losing weight, it doesn’t have to be. It’s all about being informed, and knowing how many calories are in a pumpkin spice latte so you can plan it into your day.
Here’s our guide to the calories in pumpkin spice lattes from various high street shops.
The OG pumpkin spice latte is back this year with the addition of a new pumpkin cream cold brew. Yum.
Pumpkin spice latte
Starbucks espresso roast, pumpkin pie flavoured sauce and steamed milk topped with whipped cream and pumpkin pie spices
Skimmed milk: 243 calories, 30.2g sugar
Semi-skimmed milk: 265 calories, 30g sugar
Whole milk: 294 calories, 29.8g sugar
Almond milk: 223 calories, 26.2g sugar
Starbucks Original Nut Blend: 251 calories, 27.2g sugar
Soya milk: 254 calories, 27.3g sugar
Oat milk: 280 calories, 28.4g sugar
Coconut milk: 258 calories, 27.8g sugar
Pumpkin spice Frappuccino
Ice blended coffee, pumpkin pie flavoured sauce and milk, topped with whipped cream and pumpkin pie spices
Skimmed milk: 233 calories, 33.6g sugar
Semi-skimmed milk: 246 calories, 33.5g sugar
Whole milk: 263 calories, 33.4g sugar
Almond milk: 222 calories, 31.3g sugar
Starbucks Original Nut Blend: 238 calories, 31.9g sugar
Soya milk: 240 calories, 31.9g sugar
Oat milk: 254 calories, 32.5g sugar
Coconut milk: 242 calories, 32.2g sugar
Pumpkin spice cold brew
Cold brew coffee with vanilla syrup, topped with pumpkin cream cold foam and a dusting of pumpkin spice topping.
This drink is made without milk, but it’s not vegan or suitable for those wanting to avoid dairy as the pumpkin cream cold foam is made with milk.
Pumpkin spice latte
Greggs is spicing things up by adding a pumpkin spice latte to their menu. It’s an Autumn hug in a (takeaway) mug, just make sure you don’t accidentally fall into a pile of steak bakes while you’re there…
Sadly, you can’t get this one with alternative milk.
The classic Pret latte with the delicious addition of pumpkin spice syrup. You can get this one with their usual variety of milk options, including soya, oat and rice-coconut milk, although they don’t publish nutritional info for their PSL made with other milks.
Ok, so we’ll concede that getting a pumpkin spice latte isn’t exactly the pinnacle of sainthood when you’re trying to lose weight. Some of these drinks have a meal’s worth of calories and FIFTY grams of sugar in just one serving(!)
But we say now that you know how many calories are in a pumpkin spice latte you can at least make an informed decision about it’s worth it to stride once more into that Autumnal Valhalla. Enjoy!