Where does French vanilla flavor come from?
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Is French vanilla caffeinated?
French vanilla coffee would have roughly 150mg of caffeine, although that would depend on where you got your drink from and how it was prepared. The cappuccino version of French vanilla only has 60mg of caffeine in the same-sized serving.
Is French vanilla just vanilla and hazelnut?
French vanilla coffee has French vanilla syrup that gives it a creamy flavor or a combination of hazelnut and vanilla syrups that gives it a nutty flavor. Vanilla coffee on the other hand has either vanilla syrup or vanilla extract added to it. Both French vanilla and vanilla coffee have a rich vanilla flavor.
Does French vanilla have alcohol?
A. Yes and no. There are non-alcoholic vanillas but the FDA requires that they not be labeled Pure Vanilla Extract as they don’t contain alcohol. They are usually called Vanilla Flavor, are made in a glycerin base or propylene glycol, and usually contain as much vanilla bean extractives as vanilla extracts.