Is there a lot of sugar in an Iced Tea? Iced Tea. It’s the drink of the summer. Especially when you want a drink that not only cools you down but provides a slight caffeine hit. Also, they are delicious – my personal go-to choices are Raspberry or Peach Iced Teas. But do you know exactly how much sugar is in iced tea? That is the question I am going to answer in this post.
So, let’s dig in, is there a lot of sugar in iced tea?
How Much Sugar is in Iced Tea?
As a general rule, many establishments have unsweetened iced tea on their menu, which is sugar-free. Sweetened iced tea tends to contain 16g-40g of sugar depending on the size ordered.
Before we dig in, if you are interested in learning about the sugar contents of other popular drinks at coffee stores then makes ire to check out the following posts I wrote:
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- How Do You Order Mocha with Less Sugar?
- How Do You Order a Latte with Less Sugar?
- Does Matcha Contain a Lot of Sugar Matcha?
- How Much Sugar is in a Chai Tea Latte?
- How Much Sugar is in Hot Chocolate?
- Is There Any Sugar in a Cappuccino?
- Does Iced Coffee Contain a Lot of Sugar?
Is Starbucks Iced Tea Sweetened?
The iced black tea, iced passion tango tea, and iced green tea at Starbucks are unsweetened and contain 0g of sugar. The iced peach green tea at Starbucks is, however, sweetened.
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How Many Pumps of Sugar Are in Starbucks Iced Tea?
There are 0 pumps of sugar in a Starbucks iced black tea, iced passion tango tea, and iced green tea.
How Can You Reduce the Sugar in Starbucks Iced Tea?
Order iced black tea, iced passion tango tea, or iced green tea at Starbucks as these are all sugar-free iced teas.
If you are interested in learning more about the best lower-sugar drinks at Starbucks, then make sure to check out the following posts I have written:
- Which Frappuccinos Contain the Least Sugar?
- 34 Best Low Sugar Drinks at Starbucks (10g of sugar or less)
- 12 Lowest Sugar Starbucks Cold Drinks You Need To Know
Is Dunkin’s Iced Tea Sweetened
Dunkin’ have unsweetened iced tea and unsweetened green iced tea on their menu. Dunkin’ also have sweetened iced tea, sweetened iced green tea, and sweet tea on their menu.
I have collated the sugar content data of the sweetened iced teas and sweetened green iced teas below.
How Much Sugar is in Dunkin’ Iced Tea?
|Dunkin’ Cup Size||Sugar In Dunkin’ Unsweetened Iced Tea||Sugar In Dunkin’ Unsweetened Iced Green Tea||Sugar In Dunkin’ Sweetened Iced Tea||Sugar In Dunkin’ Sweetened Iced Green Tea||Sugar In Dunkin’ Sweet Tea|
How To Order a Lower Sugar Iced Tea at Dunkin’
The best way to order a lower-sugar iced tea at Dunkin’ is to order an unsweetened iced tea or unsweetened iced green tea – both iced teas contain 0g of sugar.
If you want a sweetened iced tea at Dunkin’ then opt for a sweetened iced tea or sweetened iced green tea which contains less than half the sugar content of Dunkin’s sweet tea.
If you would like to find out more about the lowest sugar drinks and even donuts at Dunkin’ make sure to check out the following posts I wrote:
Is McDonald’s Iced Tea Sweetened?
McDonald’s has both unsweetened and sweet iced tea on their menus.
How Does McDonald’s Sweeten Their Iced Tea?
The unsweetened iced tea at McDonald’s does not contain any sugar. The sweet tea at McDonald’s is sweetened with medium invert sugar.
How Much Sugar is in McDonald’s Iced Tea?
Below I have collated the sugar content data for both the unsweetened tea and sweet tea at McDonald’s.
|McDonald’s Cup Size||Sugar Content in McDonald’s Unsweetened Iced Tea||Sugar Content in McDonald’s Sweet Tea|
How to Order Low Sugar Iced Tea at McDonald’s
If you want an iced tea from McDonald’s but are watching your sugar content choose the unsweetened version. This will contain 0g of sugar.
Sugar In Iced Tea F&Q
Does Iced Tea Have More Sugar Than Coke?
As a general rule, iced tea usually (but not always) contains less sugar than Coke.
Which Has More Sugar – McDonald’s Iced Tea or Coke?
There is more sugar in a 12oz can of Coke than in an extra small, small, or medium cup of McDonald’s sweet tea. There is 1g more sugar in a large cup of McDonald’s sweet tea than a can of Coke – this is because there are 39g of sugar in a can of Coke and 40g of sugar in a large cup of McDonald’s sweet tea.
Is There a Lot of Sugar in Iced Tea? – The Final Bite
Is there a lot do sugar in Iced Tea? If you are ordering iced tea out from a coffee chain or store, then there is one simple thing you must do to reduce the sugar content of your drink. Always order your iced tea unsweetened. If you are accustomed to drinking sweetened iced tea all the time, it can take a while to get adjusted to unsweetened iced tea. However, as I can personally attest to – once your tastebuds get used to unsweetened iced tea you will find it hard to go back to sweetened versions.
Ingredients and/or manufacturing processes may change. Always double-check ingredient lists and nutritional information before purchasing any food items.
WANT TO FIND MORE LOW SUGAR OPTIONS?
Do you want to learn about some other low-sugar options at your favorite coffee chains, fast food, or restaurant joints, or just while you are shopping for groceries? If you do, then check out some of my other articles below: