When compared to other milk alternatives, including dairy, unsweetened almond milk is one of the lowest-calorie milk options you can choose.
A cup of unsweetened almond milk weighing 244g/8oz contains 46 calories and the same serving of sweet almond milk contains 73 calories.
Calories can vary between brands and will depend on the type of almond milk, so read on to find the exact information you need using our calculator and calorie charts.
Almond Milk Calories Per Serving
The table below shows the average calorie values for various servings of unsweetened and sweetened almond milk.
This data is based on generic USDA almond milk data which confirms that 100g of unsweetened almond milk contains 19kcal (0.19kcal per gram) and sweet almond milk contains 30kcal per 100g (0.3kcal per gram).
Please note that almond milk calorie values can vary depending on the brand, see below for brand-specific calorie values.
|Almond Milk Serving||Average Unsweetened Almond |
|Average Sweetened Almond |
|1 cup (serving) (244g / 8oz)||46kcal||73kcal|
|1 fluid ounce (30.5g)||6kcal||9kcal|
Almond Milk Serving Weight
The USDA recommended serving of almond milk is one cup which weighs eight ounces or 244g per serving, but most almond milk nutritional labels use the serving weight of 240ml.
A 244g serving of sweetened almond milk contains 73 calories (in kcal) and a serving of unsweetened almond milk contains 46 calories, making it a lower-calorie alternative to dairy milk.
For much more information on almond milk servings (including a calculator), take a look at the article below:
Almond Milk Calorie Calculator
The calculator below will help you to calculate the calories of any serving weight of almond milk (sweetened or unsweetened).
Select your milk type, and weight preference and input the weight to get started (use a decimal weight for ounce and cup weights, for example, 6.5):
Did You Know?
Unsweetened almond milk is one of the lowest-calorie milk alternative options you can choose and one cup contains 127 fewer calories than a cup of whole cow’s milk.
Almond Milk Calorie Chart
The quick reference chart below will help you to convert various weights of almond milk, along with the calories per serving for sweetened and unsweetened almond milk.
This is based on USDA figures which confirm that unsweetened almond milk contains 19kcal per 100g (0.19kcal per gram) and sweetened almond milk contains 30kcal per 100g (0.3kcal per gram).
|Serving weight||Sweetened Almond Milk|
Calories Per Serving
|Sweetened Almond Milk|
Calories Per Serving
|25g / 0.82 fl oz||5kcal||8kcal|
|50g / 1.64 fl oz||9.5kcal||15kcal|
|75g / 2.46 fl oz||14kcal||23kcal|
|100g / 3.28 fl oz||19kcal||30kcal|
|125g / 4.1 fl oz||24kcal||375kcal|
|150g / 4.92 fl oz||29kcal||45kcal|
|175g / 5.74 fl oz||33kcal||53kcal|
|200g / 6.56 fl oz||38kcal||60kcal|
|225g / 7.38 fl oz||43kcal||68kcal|
|250g / 8.2 fl oz||48kcal||75kcal|
|275g / 9.02 fl oz||52kcal||83kcal|
|300g / 9.84 fl oz||57kcal||90kcal|
Almond Milk Calories By Brand And Type
Each brand and type of almond milk has a different recipe and therefore a different calorie value per serving, depending on added ingredients such as sugar.
The table below shows a calorie comparison between some of the most popular brands and types of almond milk.
|Almond Milk Brand & Type||Serving Weight||Calories Per Serving|
|Silk Original Almond Milk||240ml||60kcal|
|Silk Unsweetened Almond Milk||240ml||30kcal|
|Silk Vanilla Almond Milk||240ml||80kcal|
|Silk Vanilla Unsweetened |
|Blue Diamond Almond |
Breeze Original Almond Milk
|Blue Diamond Almond Breeze |
Unsweetened Almond Milk
|Blue Diamond Almond Breeze|
Vanilla Almond Milk
|Blue Diamond Almond Breeze Vanilla |
Unsweetened Almond Milk
|Califia Farms Original Almond Milk||8 fl oz (237ml)||60kcal|
|Califia Farms Unsweetened Almond Milk||240ml||35kcal|
|Califia Farms Vanilla Almond Milk||8 fl oz (237 ml)||50kcal|
|Great Value Original Almond Milk||240ml||60kcal|
|Great Value Unsweetened Almond Milk||240ml||30kcal|
More Almond Milk Calorie FAQs
Almond milk calories can vary between brands, but the average calorie value for 100ml of unsweetened almond milk is 20kal and 31kcal for 100ml of sweetened almond milk.
An average cup of sweetened almond milk contains about 73kal (depending on brand) and a cup of unsweetened almond milk contains 46kcal, so the difference between the two is 27kcal.
This article is part of a series of helpful articles on milk weights, servings, calories, and comparisons – you might also find the following articles useful:
References Used for this Article
To ensure the nutritional information used in this article is accurate, I have used data from USDA FoodData Central; the links below contain the source information: