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Do it at home: Homemade flavored coffee creamer

Brandy is the author of the food blog, Nutmeg Nanny. In her spare time she enjoys developing recipes, baking and cooking. She is a small town girl who left the corn fields of Ohio for the scenic beauty of the Hudson Valley region of New ...

5 delicious homemade coffee creamers

Why buy preservative filled flavored coffee creamers in the store when you can make them at home for half the cost? These five flavors are sure to add some serious flavor to your coffee!
Homemade coffee creamer

Preservatives are a big downside of processed foods. Who wants all those chemicals? This homemade sweetened coffee creamer is sure to make you happy. A simple base recipe can be turned into five different flavored creamers. Plus, it's more economical and natural than store bought flavored coffee creamer.

Homemade flavored coffee creamer base recipe

This is the perfect sweetened base for your flavored coffee creamer.

Serving size 1 container

Ingredients:

  • 14 ounce can sweetened condensed milk
  • 14 ounces whole milk

Directions:

  1. Whisk together both ingredients until combined.
  2. Store in refrigerator.

Peppermint mocha coffee creamer recipe

This flavor is perfect for Christmas and all winter long. It's perfectly sweet, chocolaty and full of mint flavor.

Serving size 1 container

Ingredients:

  • 1 batch homemade coffee creamer base
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 1/4 - 1/2 teaspoons peppermint extract

Directions:

  1. Add coffee creamer base and cocoa powder to saucepan.
  2. Heat on low until cocoa powder has dissolved into creamer base.
  3. Add peppermint extract, stir and store in refrigerator.
Note: Mint extract strenght can vary brand to brand. Start off by adding a little and taste test before adding more.

Vanilla bean coffee creamer recipe

Who doesn't love the flavor of vanilla bean in a cup of coffee? I like using vanilla bean paste instead of extract because it adds a really intense vanilla flavor.

Serving size 1 container

Ingredients:

  • 1 batch homemade coffee creamer base
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla bean paste

Directions:

  1. Stir together coffee creamer base and vanilla bean paste.
  2. Store in the refrigerator.

Chocolate coffee creamer recipe

A mocha is a classic coffee treat. With this homemade creamer, you can have a mocha any time you want!

Serving size 1 container

Ingredients:

  • 1 batch homemade coffee creamer base
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder

Directions:

  1. In a saucepan, add homemade coffee creamer and cocoa powder.
  2. Simmer on low until cocoa powder is dissolved.
  3. Store in the refrigerator.

Hazelnut coffee creamer recipe

Hazelnut is one of the most popular coffee flavors. This homemade hazelnut coffee creamer recipe can be customized to take on as much or little flavor as your desire.

Serving size 1 container

Ingredients:

  • 1 batch homemade coffee creamer base
  • 1-2 teaspoons hazelnut extract

Directions:

  1. Stir together coffee creamer base and hazelnut extract.
  2. Store in the refrigerator.

Toasted almond coffee creamer recipe

No need to go to a big chain coffee store to get your toasted almond flavor. It's easy and perfectly nutty!

Serving size 1 container

Ingredients:

  • 1 batch homemade coffee creamer base
  • 2 teaspoons almond extract

Directions:

  1. Stir together coffee creamer base and almond extract.
  2. Store in the refrigerator.

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