18 Easy Homemade Coffee Creamer Recipes



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Forget expensive store-bought coffee creamers. These homemade coffee creamer recipes take only minutes to prepare with just a handful of ingredients.

If you don’t enjoy black coffee or just love to add a little flavor or sweetness to your cup of joe, you have come to the right place!

Here we share 18 easy DIY coffee creamer recipes that step you through how you how to make a coffee creamer at home.

Whether you’re looking for healthy coffee creamer recipes, flavored coffee creamer recipes, vegan, whole 30 coffee creamer or heavy whipping cream coffee creamer recipes, you are sure to find the best homemade coffee creamer in our list.

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Why Make Your Own Coffee Creamer?

Storebought coffee creamer is readily available, so why make your own coffee creamer?

There are a few reasons why it’s worth knowing how to make coffee creamer at home:

  1. You will never run out of creamer again! How annoying is it to brew your coffee, reach for the creamer, only to realize someone else finished it off.
  1. The cost savings are significant. There is no comparison – homemade creamer will save you a lot of cash, even this sweetened condensed milk peppermint mocha creamer.
  1. Perhaps the best reason to make homemade coffee creamer is so you know EXACTLY what is in it. No preservatives, no chemical flavors or additives, no strange aftertaste. Homemade coffee creamer has just natural basic ingredients and your favorite flavors.
  1. Endless flavor options – there really is no limit to the different creamer flavor combinations you can make at home. Experiment and make your own personal favorite flavors!

How To Make Coffee Creamer

If you have never made DIY coffee creamer, you may be surprised just how easy it is to make your own creamer at home.

Below are 15 or so homemade creamer recipes ranging from simple flavored coffee creamer to vegan creamer and keto coffee creamer recipe ideas.

Most of these home made creamers have just 3 or 4 ingredients and can be blended together in a jar. Simply make and store in the refrigerator.

While the majority of these recipes are liquid coffee creamers, we also share a powdered milk coffee creamer recipe for the ultimate in convenience.

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Best Homemade Coffee Creamer Recipes

We have split our coffee creamer recipe ideas into 5 sections:

Most of these recipes for homemade coffee creamer take only minutes to prepare with just a handful of ingredients.

Do you have a favorite homemade creamer flavor? Let me know in the comments below!

DIY Coffee Creamers With Milk Or Cream

From the classic homemade french vanilla coffee creamer recipe options to the popular homemade pumpkin creamer, these are tasty yet simple coffee creamer ideas you can try at home.

All include milk, sweetened condensed milk or cream as the base, with different flavor combinations to try.

Italian Sweet Cream Coffee Creamer

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Forget Coffee Mate creamers and enjoy better tasting Italian sweet cream coffee creamer at home! This easy homemade creamer recipe has a velvety, creamy flavor and is perfect for your iced and hot coffee drinks!

Peppermint Mocha Coffee Creamer

Jar of homemade peppermint mocha creamer in bottle.
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This minty, chocolatey homemade coffee creamer with sweetened condensed milk is a decadent creamer you will be making again and again. Perfect for the Holidays, it is a rich and sweet creamer that’s perfect for adding to hot and cold coffee drinks.

Pumpkin Spice Coffee Creamer

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Indulge in the warm, comforting flavors of Fall with this delightful homemade pumpkin spice coffee creamer. Made with a few simple and natural ingredients, this creamy blend of aromatic spices and pumpkin will transform your morning brew into a cozy seasonal treat.

French Vanilla Coffee Creamer

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The coffee’s poured and you’re out of coffee creamer? No need to worry, you can make this easy French Vanilla sweetened condensed milk coffee creamer at home with just three ingredients you probably already have on hand.

Organic Vanilla Maple Coffee Creamer

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This vanilla maple coffee creamer has a smooth fall inspired flavor you will love without needing to join the pumpkin spice latte frenzy. Simply shake to combine your ingredients and enjoy the rich and creamy taste.

Pumpkin Spice Creamer

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Make your own pumpkin spice lattes at home with this easy homemade pumpkin spice coffee creamer recipe. Made with half and half, it is a lighter creamer option than the traditional types.

Instant Pot DIY Coffee Creamer

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Harness the power of your Instant Pot to make your own coffee creamer! This creamer is a rich, nutty, delicious, homemade coffee cream with only 2 ingredients and 5 minutes of hands on time.

Vanilla Sweet Coffee Creamer

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This homemade vanilla creamer with whipping cream is sweetened with maple syrup. Inspired by the Starbucks sweet cream cold foam, it the perfect addition to iced and hot coffee.

Vegan Coffee Creamer Recipe Ideas

Go dairy free and enjoy creamy tasting coffee with these homemade vegan coffee creamer recipes.

From homemade coconut creamer to DIY hazelnut creamer and homemade almond milk coffee creamer, there are so many ways to make your own non dairy creamer.

Easy Cashew Coffee Creamer

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This delicious homemade cashew creamer recipe is a healthy coffee creamer alternative to store bought creamers. Dairy free, this vegan coffee creamer with a hint of maple and vanilla is the perfect addition to your daily cup of coffee.

Get the recipe: Cashew Coffee Creamer

Vanilla Almond Milk Coffee Creamer

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Make your own easy sugar-free vanilla almond coffee creamer and create a delicious dairy-free latte at home! No matter if it’s a cozy spiced warm almond milk latte or an iced coffee with homemade almond milk, this delicious creamer can be enjoyed year-round.

Vanilla Nut Creamer

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Made with almond milk and cashews and naturally sweetened with dates, this vanilla nut creamer is a deliciously creamy non dairy coffee creamer recipe to enjoy with all of your coffee drinks.

Vanilla Maple Cashew Coffee Cream

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A vegan alternative to half and half or heavy cream, this easy cashew coffee creamer is delicious and makes for a great dairy free cooking cream as well as vegan coffee creamer.

Vanilla Hazelnut Coffee Creamer

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This creamy homemade hazelnut creamer with a touch of vanilla will quickly become your new favorite DIY creamer for coffee. It’s easy to make and turns your coffee into a rich and creamy delight!

Get the recipe: Vanilla Hazelnut Creamer

Homemade Paleo Coffee Creamer Recipes

Making coffee creamer for Paleo diet followers couldn’t be easier. Here are some Paleo flavored coffee creamer recipes you can make at home.

Coconut Milk Pumpkin Spice Paleo Creamer

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This pumpkin paleo coffee creamer recipe is a healthier way to enjoy your coffee. This homemade coconut milk coffee creamer has all the delicious pumpkin spice taste without the sugar.

Almond Milk Pumpkin Spice Paleo Creamer

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Enjoy your fall and winter with this cozy Paleo Pumpkin Spice Creamer. Made with whole ingredients, you can curl up with a delicious vegan pumpkin spice latte in the comfort of your own home with this homemade coffee creamer with almond milk.

Homemade Keto Coffee Creamer Recipes

Why pay for expensive keto creamer when you can make your own keto coffee creamer at home? Here are some quick and easy keto coffee creamer recipe ideas to try.

Almond Milk Keto Coffee Creamer

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A simple sugar-free DIY Keto coffee creamer, this recipe uses a heavy cream and almond milk base and is sweetened with monk fruit.

2-Ingredient Walnut Coffee Creamer

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Thick, creamy, 100% dairy-free and packed with nutrition, this Paleo and Keto friendly coffee creamer recipe with walnuts is the perfect addition to your morning (or afternoon) pick-me-up! With just 2 ingredients, it’s super easy to make too.

Homemade Powdered Coffee Creamer Recipes

DIY powdered coffee creamer is so easy to make and lasts for months. It is also perfect for making coffee on camping trips and weekends away.

Healthy Powdered Coffee Creamer

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This homemade powdered coffee creamer is so easy to make with 3 simple ingredients! It’s a much healthier alternative to store bought powdered versions and can be customized with your favorite creamer flavors.

Get the recipe: Powdered Coffee Creamer

More Coffee Recipes To Try

I hope you now feel confident to make your own coffee creamer and found a few new homemade creamer recipe ideas to try. You can find all my coffee creamer recipes here. Or try one of these recipes:

For more great recipes with coffee, see all our coffee recipes here. If you are interested in brewing better coffee, these Brew Guides can help!

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It's no surprise that as a former barista and founder of Creators of Coffee, I'm obsessed with all things coffee. I love to share easy and delicious coffee recipes, expert brewing tips and helpful coffee gear reviews with my fellow coffee lovers!

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