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12 Low Sugar Starbucks Drinks To Try In 2023

Starbucks drinks are famous for piling on the calories. What adds to the high calorie content? For one, Starbucks’ classic syrup has added sugar, making most Starbucks drinks into sugary treats.

There are many reasons why people are cutting back on sugar. How can you enjoy the tastes of this coffee giant without regretting it? 

If you’re aiming to lose weight or just want to skip the sugar intake, you can avoid those sugary drinks by choosing low-sugar Starbucks beverages with reduced sugar content.

Obviously, if you want to avoid sugary drinks, getting a caramel macchiato would be out of the picture. But the low-sugar Starbucks beverages on this list actually taste good, and all of them have 12 grams of sugar or less.

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12 Best Low Sugar Starbucks Drinks 2023

1. Caffe Americano

Caffe Americano is just espresso and water. The great thing about this classic drink is that the calories weigh in at just 17 and the grams of sugar are 0.

2. Iced Coffee

This drink couldn’t be simpler – just coffee and ice. But iced coffee is big, refreshing, and will give you an energy boost. This Starbucks drink has just 4 calories in a Grande size, with no grams of sugar.

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3. Nitro Cold Brew with Cold Foam

This nitro cold brew is made with a cold brew base, where Nariño coffee from Colombia is steeped for 20 hours. It’s not bitter and it has few calories.

The silky nitro gives it a luscious feel, and the addition of cold foam makes it into a dessert with few calories. For the nitro coffee itself, count on 5 calories and no sugar or fats. Cold foam adds 30 calories and 7 grams of sugar.

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4. Iced Skinny Vanilla Latte

Bold espresso flavors combine with velvety-textured milk in this delicious skinny vanilla latte.

Made with Arabica coffee beans and nonfat milk, there’s no fat and just 35 calories in the 16-ounce size. If you can’t find it on the menu, order your Caffe Latte with nonfat milk and add sugar-free vanilla syrup.

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5. Iced Skinny Mocha

Two shots of espresso and nonfat milk are the foundation for this delicious iced Starbucks drink. 

Then skinny mocha sauce, made with sucralose instead of sugar, is added. For a creamy chocolate drink, the 120 calories, 9 grams of sugar, and 1.5 grams fat are quite low.

6. Cappuccino with Oat Milk

You can order your rich espresso cappuccino with oat milk instead of regular dairy milk. Two shots of espresso and steamed milk are a classic. 

Or you can order a Honey Oatmilk Latte and get sugar-free vanilla syrup. You could also minimize the sugar a bit more by getting almond milk, which has an even lower sugar content.

For a Grande size, expect 140 calories, 12 grams of sugar, and 5 grams of fat.

7. Espresso con Panna

If the taste of espresso is just a bit too bold for you, try an espresso con panna.

A rich doppio espresso (two shots of espresso) is paired with the right amount of whipped cream. This creamy whipped cream drink has a minimal 35 calories, no grams of sugar, and 2.5 grams of fat.

8. Espresso Macchiato

A classic from Italy, the macchiato will get you a small serving of espresso with a dab of steamed milk and foam. Note – this is different from the popular caramel macchiato at starbucks.

This doppio, or two espresso shots, with 2% milk and foam has 15 calories and no grams of sugar or fat.

9. Caffe Misto

Caffe Misto gets its name because it’s a mixed drink with half coffee and half milk.

Made with an abundant serving of  2% milk, steamed hot milk, milk foam, and freshly brewed coffee, it has 110 calories, 10 grams of sugar, and 4 grams of fat. You could also order it with almond milk.

10. Iced Passion Tango Tea (Unsweetened)

Iced Passion Tango tea is a blend of apple, hibiscus, and lemongrass.

This bright-colored infusion has no calories and, obviously, no grams of sugar.

11. Peach Citrus White Tea Infusion (Unsweetened)

White tea infusion blended with fruit, this drink will delight you with the flavor of ripe peaches.

And no calories is always a great sugar-free option.

12. Coffee Frappuccino

Whole milk, espresso, and three pumps of Frappuccino Roast are blended with ice to give you a refreshing and caffeinated drink.

Although the classic version has 230 calories and 45 grams of sugar in a Grande size, you can eliminate most of those calories by getting non-fat milk and sugar-free syrup instead of the Frappuccino syrup, which is mainly sugar.