The Best Hazelnut Coffee K Cup - Must Try Hazelnut Coffee Pods

The Best Hazelnut Coffee K Cup – Must Try Hazelnut Coffee Pods

Last updated on October 25th, 2023 at 14:58

In this article we talk about the absolute must-try hazelnut coffee K cup that you will find. While best enjoyed in the fall, you will be able to find these all year round.

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Each of these pods that I talk about has a unique and excellent taste and are all slightly different despite all being broadly the same product and food item – hazelnut coffee in K-cup form.

Hazelnut Coffee K Cup Tasting Notes

Hazelnut coffee is sweet and aromatic and naturally compliments the bitter taste of coffee extremely well. Typically, hazelnut coffee is indulgent, sweet, complex and decadent. Lightly roasted Arabica beans work well with the rich buttery aroma and texture of hazelnut coffee.

If you pardon the pun, it is a coffee that you can go nuts for!

Hazelnut coffee is incredibly popular and there is an infinite number of brands that make coffee with this flavor in some form, be it naturally flavored beans, flavored ground coffee, K-cups, Nespresso pods and even flavored instant coffee.

Hazelnut Coffee K Cup Tasting Notes
Hazelnut Coffee Tastes Great

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The Best Hazelnut Coffee K Cup – Our Top 10 Picks

The following hazelnut flavored coffee is what we consider to be the best and most enjoyable hazelnut flavored coffee K cup with a rich, notable and decadent hazelnut scent that matches the flavor of coffee perfectly.

Let’s get cracking with this list.

#1 Peet’s Hazelnut Mocha Coffee K Cup – Our Top Pick!

What is better than any coffee hazelnut K cups is one that is a masterfully created, lightly roasted coffee that exudes the rich toasty hazelnut notes and natural flavors of the coffee that follows perfectly into a smooth and rich milk chocolate finish.

Peet’s well-thought-out coffee hazelnut blend of 100% single origin coffee beans from Brazil and milk chocolate and hazelnut flavoring which is full-bodied, smooth, perfect on its own or enhanced with a dash of cream or milk. The natural flavors simply exude from this cup of coffee.

The cups slip perfectly into all Keurig K-cup brewers. It’s perfect and of the quality you would expect from Peet’s.

Peet's Hazelnut Mocha Coffee K Cup
Peet’s Hazelnut Mocha

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#2 Folgers Hazelnut Cream Coffee K Cup – Runner Up!

Folgers is another well established coffee company with a rather delightful K-Cup coffee that is compatible with all Keurig K-cup brewers.

Folgers Hazelnut cream flavored coffee K-Cup is rich, velvety-smooth with delicious nutty highlights made with a blend of 100% Arabica coffee beans. The beans are a light roast coffee beans which highlight some floral and earthy notes from their origins.

As a single serve Keurig K-Cup – it is perfect to enjoy at any time, morning or early evening. It was a close call between Peet’s hazelnut mocha and Folgers Hazelnut cream for the top slot – trust me, there is not a lot between them.

Folgers Hazelnut Cream Coffee K Cup
Folgers Hazelnut Cream Coffee

#3 Starbucks Hazelnut Coffee Keurig K Cup – Best Medium Roast.

Of course, the world’s leading coffee brand and company Starbucks is in on the act with their Hazelnut flavored K-cup coffee pods. They rightfully make the top 3 with their medium roasted blend of 100% premium quality Arabica coffee beans that exude a rich, nutty and creamy hazelnut flavor that is both savory and sweet, and makes a great cup of coffee.

Starbucks Hazelnut Coffee Keurig K Cup
Starbucks Hazelnut Coffee

#4 Green Mountain Hazelnut Coffee K-Cup

Green Mountain coffee roasters hazelnut is buttery, creamy, toasted. It is a rich tasting light roasted coffee that is warm, tasty and a great morning or early afternoon coffee. For a late evening cup of coffee, you can enjoy Green Mountain coffee roaster hazelnut decaf hazelnut K-cup coffee, which has literally the exact same taste yet has almost no caffeine.

Green Mountain Hazelnut Coffee K-Cup
Green Mountain Hazelnut Coffee

#5 Kroger Light Roast Hazelnut Coffee K-Cup Coffee Pod

Only the finest coffee beans from across the world are lucky enough to make their way into Kroger’s hazelnut K cup coffee pods. It’s nutty, creamy, rich and made with light roasted coffee beans that are roasted to perfection.

Their pods are ideal for all Keurig K-cup brewers.

Kroger Light Roast Hazelnut Coffee
Kroger Light Roast Hazelnut Coffee

#6 Victor Allen’s Coffee Hazelnut Coffee Pods

The coffee hazelnut flavor dances the line gracefully like a ballerina between light and medium body, It’s light but not thin, and has an adventurous flavor and familiar vibe and is quite fantastic as an iced coffee and great as a regular hot coffee. Since you need to brew this single serve coffee pod while hot, you are best to then transfer it into a cocktail shaker with ice and shake it vigorously for a minute to cool your coffee and make it nice and frothy.

And then pour over ice.

Note: Any cream or forth on top is not real crema or real froth; it is simply aerated foam.

Victor Allen's Coffee Hazelnut Coffee Pods
Victor Allen’s Coffee Hazelnut Coffee

#7 Wawa Hazelnut Single Serve Coffee Pod K-Cup

Wawa’s hazelnut coffee is aromatic, nutty and blended and flavored to perfection and makes a very enjoyable cup of coffee.

Wawa might not be the first coffee brand on the lips of coffee lovers: they are one of the most popular with 850 outlets in 6 states across the US with almost 200 million cups of coffee sold annually.

They are a responsible company with 100% of their coffee sustainably sourced via the Rainforest Alliance.

Wawa Hazelnut Single Serve Coffee
Wawa Hazelnut Coffee

#8 Dunkin’ Donuts Hazelnut Coffee Pods

Dunkin’ Donuts Hazelnut coffee has a velvety, rich texture that I simply cannot figure out how they have achieved this at all. The strong hazelnut flavor with earthy undertones is a favorite that you can make at home and enjoy as it is or for dipping your donut in.

It is crisp, it is clean and makes it a worthwhile place in our top 10.

Dunkin' Donuts Hazelnut Coffee Pods
Dunkin’ Donuts Hazelnut Coffee Pods

#9 Eight O’Clock Hazelnut K-Cup Coffee Pod

This K-cup delivers an excellent coffee experience with a buttery aroma, from the medium-roasted Arabica coffee beans.

Eight O’Clock may be a brand that you have not heard of. They are the original gourmet coffee company that started the gourmet whole bean coffee scene in the United States over half a century ago.

Eight O'Clock Hazelnut K-Cup Coffee Pod
Eight O’Clock Hazelnut K-Cup Coffee

#10 Don Francisco’s Hazelnut Coffee

Don Francisco is a well known coffee brand with its origins tracing back to a family estate in Cuba a century and a half ago. They keep to their mission statement of keeping things simple and being involved in every stage of the coffee process, from cultivation, to sourcing high quality coffee beans and personally taste testing samples daily to ensure a high quality.

Their Hazelnut coffee is rich with subtle hints of coconut, from the exquisite high quality Arabica beans. It is a coffee that is truly enchanting.

Don Francisco's Hazelnut Coffee

Frequently Asked Questions About Hazelnut Coffee K Cup

How Many Calories Is Hazelnut Coffee K Cup?

In a K-cup coffee pod there are only 2 calories in an average 8 ounce serving. This stands true across all brands. Coffee is a drink that contains very little calories on its own. It is what you add to coffee that increases the calories, be it sugar, milk, flavored syrup and so on.

How Much Caffeine Is In A Hazelnut K Cup?

A hazelnut K-Cup coffee’s caffeine content ranges from 75 to 150 mg per 8 ounces (240ml) serving. The variance is due to different brands, different beans. There are hazelnut decaf K cups that are very near to zero caffeine content.

What Flavor Is Hazelnut Coffee?

Hazelnut coffee has an intense, sweet nutty flavor that compliments the nutty natural flavors of the coffee beans, which often come through thanks to the roasting process.

How Many Calories Are In A Dunkin Donuts Hazelnut K Cup?

According to Dunkin’ Donuts own site and a host of independent websites, their hazelnut coffee K-Cup has 2.4 calories per 8 ounce (240 ml) serving. 0.5 calories (19%) are from fat.

Is There Sugar In Hazelnut K Cups?

No, there is no added sugar to hazelnut K-cups or any other flavored coffee, be it a single serve coffee pod of any brand or type. The same is true for non-pod based coffee. Flavored coffee and coffee in general do not have sugar added. Sugar is only added at the drinkers discretion based on their own likes and dislikes.

Is Hazelnut Good In Coffee?

Yes, hazelnut tastes good in coffee and for many coffee lovers it enhances the flavor. There are no additional health benefits from hazelnut flavored coffee compared to regular coffee as it is more often that a flavored oil is used.

Even when you make your own homemade hazelnut flavored coffee beans, you are not using the beans but are taking advantage of the aroma and coffee’s inherent ability to absorb flavors and aromas of nearby food items.

Does Hazelnut Coffee Taste Like Nutella?

No, hazelnut coffee does not taste like Nutella. If you want to enjoy a hazelnut coffee, consider brewing a hot coffee and mixing a tablespoon of Nutella and mix until it has dissolved.

Does Hazelnut Coffee Have More Caffeine Than Regular Coffee?

No, the addition of flavor to your coffee does not have an impact on the caffeine content no matter how your coffee was flavored, be it with a flavored syrup, flavored oil or naturally flavored.

Frappé-Ing It All Up – Hazelnut Coffee K Cup

I hope that you have enjoyed this article about hazelnut Coffee K cups and try out some of the brands and coffees mentioned. My top two picks, Peet’s Hazelnut mocha and Folgers rather creamy hazelnut coffee, stand out above the others.

Did you try one of the coffees on this list or another Hazelnut K-cup?

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Derek Marshall is a coffee expert and a Specialty Coffee Association Certified barista holding the professional certification for coffee brewing and barista skills. He has 20+ years experience of working in specialty coffee shops. He has several authoritative books published about coffee covering topics of specialty coffee, sustainability and coffee, coffee brewing, coffee recipes, coffee cocktails and books focusing on Brazilian coffee, Vietnamese coffee, Indonesian coffee and Malaysian coffee. His experience as a barista covers 2 decades and counting of working in specialty coffee shops in the United Kingdom, Spain, Thailand, Malaysia, Cambodia. Indonesia and Vietnam. He has deep knowledge of the unique coffee culture in each of these nations and specialty beverages requested and brewing techniques and equipment. As a coffee consultant he commands US$50 per hour. Learn more about Derek Marshall and Latte Love Brew by checking his About Me Page. If you have any questions about coffee, give him a call on +34-639-410-375 or drop him an email Derek@LatteLoveBrew.com. Please state your name and where you are from.

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