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Homemade Coffee Creamer

Love coffee creamer, but hate all the chemicals and added sugar?  Here's how to make homemade coffee creamer that's healthy and free of refined sugar!
Categories Dairy, Drinks, Make It Healthy, Sweet
Difficulty Easy
Keyword healthy coffee creamer, healthy homemade coffee creamer, how to make homemade coffee creamer
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Refrigerated 6 hours
Total Time 20 minutes
Calories 48 kcal
Author Lacey Baier


For the Homemade Condensed Milk

For the Homemade Coffee Creamer

  • 1 1/2 cups condensed milk (see recipe above)
  • 1 cup Horizon Organic whole milk
  • 1 tbsp pure maple syrup
  • 1 tsp arrowroot starch
  • 1 tbsp pure vanilla extract*


  1. In a sealable container or mixing bowl, combine the Horizon Organic whole milk and raisins, and then place in the refrigerator overnight, or for at least 4-5 hours. (You can also cook over medium-low heat on the stove-top, stirring frequently, for 30 minutes).

  2. Strain the raisins from the milk using a fine mesh strainer; discard the raisins.

  3. In a saucepan over medium heat, combine 1 1/2 cups of the homemade condensed milk, Horizon Organic whole milk, pure maple syrup, and arrowroot starch.

  4. Cook the mixture for 6-8 minutes, or until the mixture stars to thicken and almost begins to bubble.  

  5. Remove from heat and add in the pure vanilla extract, and stir to combine.

  6. Transfer to a sealable container and store in the fridge until ready to use.  Keeps for up to 5 days in the refrigerator.

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

* You can add whatever flavor you like at this point.  Options include hazelnut extract, chocolate extract, maple syrup extract, almond extract, and peppermint extract.

Nutrition Facts
Homemade Coffee Creamer
Amount Per Serving (2 tbsp)
Calories 48 Calories from Fat 14
% Daily Value*
Fat 1.5g2%
Saturated Fat 0.7g4%
Cholesterol 4.4mg1%
Sodium 25.4mg1%
Carbohydrates 5.1g2%
Sugar 4.8g5%
Protein 3.8g8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.