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Does Matcha Have Caffeine In It?

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Does matcha have caffeine in it? Yes! Matcha tea has caffeine in it. Read below for all of the details on how much caffeine matcha tea has, as well as a slew of FAQs around caffeine and matcha.

If you love your caffeinated beverages, try my sweet cream cold foam, iced pumpkin spice latte, or lavender latte soon!

How much caffeine does matcha have?

Just like nutrition facts, caffeine levels will vary and are an estimate.

Caffeine levels in matcha will vary, but one gram of matcha powder is estimated to have 19-44 mg caffeine per gram.

Typical servings of matcha are about 1-2 grams (so let’s say 1.5 grams to keep it simple). A 1.5 gram serving would have between 28.5-66 mg caffeine. (Most matcha teas recommend mixing 1.5 grams matcha with 8 ounces water.)

Does matcha have more caffeine than coffee?

Matcha tea on average has less caffeine than coffee.

Caffeine levels in coffee also vary, but the average 8 ounce cup of coffee has between 70-140 mg caffeine, averaging around 95 mg caffeine per cup.

Does a matcha latte have caffeine?

Yes, because matcha lattes are still made with matcha powder they have the same amount of caffeine.

Does iced matcha latte have caffeine?

Yes, because iced matcha lattes are still made with matcha powder they have the same amount of caffeine.

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Does matcha powder have caffeine?

Yes, matcha is a green matcha tea that is ground into a powder.

1-2 grams of matcha powder = 34-68 mg caffeine

Does Starbucks matcha have caffeine?

Yes, the Starbucks matcha has caffeine too. The matcha tea latte from Starbucks has 80 mg caffeine per 16 ounce (grande) serving, the iced matcha latte also has 80 mg caffeine per 16 ounce (grande) serving, and the matcha lemonade also has 80 mg caffeine per 16 ounce (grande) serving.


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