Almond milk is becoming an increasingly popular alternative to dairy thanks to its lower calorie and fat content, but how much should you be consuming at any one time?
The serving guidance for sweetened and unsweetened almond milk is one cup, which is equal to a weight of 244g or eight ounces. A cup serving of unsweetened almond milk contains 46kcal and a cup of the sweetened version contains 73kcal.
Read on to find out much more about almond milk servings, including a servings calculator, nutrition per cup, and a guide to the number of servings per pack.
Almond Milk Serving Per Person
The USDA recommended serving of almond milk is one cup which weighs 244g per serving, but you might notice that most almond milk nutritional labels advise a serving of 240g to simplify the weight.
A 244g (8oz) 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.
Almond Milk Serving Calculator
The calculator below will help you to work out the amount of almond milk you need for any number of people in metric and imperial weights.
Select your weight type, and enter the number of people you want to serve to get started:
What’s In A Serving Of Almond Milk?
The table below shows the nutrients that are in a cup of unsweetened and sweetened almond milk so you can compare the two (as per official data from the USDA – reference links are at the bottom of this page).
The key points that we can take away from this data include:
- The sugar content of unsweetened almond milk is 9.6g less than the sweetened version.
- If you’re on a low-carb diet, unsweetened almond milk is over 10g lower in carbs than sweetened.
- Both kinds of milk are low in calories when compared to whole cow’s milk, but unsweetened almond milk is very low in calories, which makes it a good switch if you’re trying to maintain a calorie deficit.
|Nutrition Type||Amount Per Cup of |
Unsweetened Almond Milk
|Amount Per Cup of |
Sweetened Almond Milk
Did You Know?
A serving of unsweetened almond milk contains just under half the calories of 1% fat cow’s milk and more calcium per serving. It contains a similar amount of fat per serving and 10g fewer natural sugars compared to 1%.
Almond Milk Cup Conversion Chart
The chart below will help you convert almond milk cup measurements to grams or fluid ounces. This conversion will work for any kind of almond milk and is based on the cup weight of 244g (as per the USDA).
Measurement in cups (US)
in metric (grams & kilos)
in imperial (ounces & pounds)
|1/4 cup||61g||2 fl oz|
|1/3 cup||81g||2.66 fl oz|
|1/2 cup||122g||4 fl oz|
|3/4 cup||183g||6 fl oz|
|1 cup||244g||8 fl oz|
|2 cups||488g||16 fl oz|
|3 cups||732g||24 fl oz|
|4 cups||976g||32 fl oz|
|5 cups||1220g||40 fl oz|
|6 cups||1464g||48 fl oz|
|7 cups||1708g||56 fl oz|
|8 cups||1952g||64 fl oz|
|9 cups||2196g||72 fl oz|
|10 cups||2440g||80 fl oz|
Almond Milk Calorie Chart Per Serving
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|
Servings Per Pack Of Almond Milk
You can buy almond milk in various pack sizes depending on how much you get through in a week.
The table below will help you to convert pack size weights and the number of servings (8oz cups) you can expect to get per pack.
|Almond Milk |
|Conversion Weight||Number of Servings|
|32 fl oz||946ml||4 cups|
|48 fl oz||1.4 liters||6 cups|
|59 fl oz||1.74 liters||7 cups|
|Half Gallon /64 Fl Oz||1.89 liters||8 cups|
|96 fl oz||2.84 liters||12 cups|
More Almond Milk Weight FAQs
Two cups of unsweetened or sweetened almond milk weighs 16 fl oz (or one pound) which is equivalent to 488g.
100ml of unsweetened almond milk weighs about 104g and a serving of this weight weighs 20kcal or 31kcal if the almond milk is sweetened.
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:
Almond milk weight conversions – with calculator
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: