The first Dunkin' Donuts opened in Massachusetts in 1950. The chain now serves over three million people a day across the world in over 8,000 stores. Nearly 2,500 Dunkin' Donuts stores are located in 31 countries outside of the United States including Kuwait, China, New Zealand and Chile. Dunkin' Donuts serves donuts, a variety of coffee beverages, bagels, breakfast sandwiches and many other bakery items.
Serving Size, Calories, Fat
A large pumpkin coffee at Dunkin Donuts is 20 ounces, and it contains 210 calories. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Nutrient Database, one 20-ounce cup of plain black coffee contains 6 calories. Nearly 90 percent of the calories in this pumpkin spice coffee comes from added carbohydrates, like sugar.
A large cup of Dunkin' Donuts' pumpkin coffee contains 47 g of carbohydrates. This amount is 16 percent of the total daily value for carbohydrates for a 2,000-calorie diet. Sugars, in the form of high fructose corn syrup, sugar and brown sugar, account for 45 of the 47 g of carbohydrate in this drink. The coffee contains no fiber.
Dunkin Donuts' pumpkin coffee contains 4 g of protein per 20-oz. serving, contributing approximately 16 calories to the drink. The United States Department of Agriculture recommends in its Dietary Guidelines that protein intake should be between 10 and 35 percent of total calories.
Vitamins and Minerals
The large pumpkin coffee from Dunkin' Donuts contains 2 percent of the daily value for vitamin C. The Food and Drug Administration's total daily value for vitamin C is 60 mg. The drink also contains 10 percent of the daily value for calcium. The total daily value for calcium is 1,000 mg.
This drink contains Arabica coffee and pumpkin spice syrup. The syrup is mostly made up of milk, sugar, high fructose corn syrup, brown sugar and water. Other ingredients contribute to color and flavor. The beverage also contains the preservative potassium sorbate.
- USDA National Nutrient Database: Coffee, Brewed From Grounds, Prepared With Tap Water
- "Nutrition", Second Edition; Insel, Turner, Ross; 2004
- U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Dietary Guidelines for Americans