The Calories in Horlicks

Horlicks is a malt drink made from powdered granules and warm milk. It is marketed as an aid to promote sound sleep. The drink is manufactured by a UK company that is also named Horlicks.


There are three types of Horlicks; Horlicks Original, Horlicks Light and Horlicks Light Malt Chocolate.

Horlicks Original should be prepared by adding warm milk to the granules. The light versions are prepared by adding hot water.


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A recommended adult serving of Horlicks Original provides 181 calories. The serving consists of 25 g of Horlicks and 200 ml of semi-skimmed, or reduced-fat milk. A 200 ml serving of milk is equivalent to approximately 6.7 fl. oz.


A recommended adult-size serving of Horlicks Light is prepared by adding 32 g of granules to hot water; one serving contains 114 calories. Horlicks Light Malt Chocolate has around 120 calories per 32 g serving.