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Homemade Coffee Creamer In 3 Flavors (Bailey’s, French Vanilla, Pumpkin Spice)

4.75 from 40 votes
Whether you're adding them to your morning coffee, or making that post-dinner cup extra special, my Homemade Coffee Creamer in 3 Flavors will do the trick.

Hi Bold Bakers!

Who out there just can’t start their day with out the perfect cup of coffee?

My husband, Kevin, and I NEED our coffee each day, and we need it to taste every bit as good as it makes us feel. My recipe for Homemade Coffee Creamer In 3 Flavors has been highly requested, and for good reason — it seems we all love coffee!

While I have respect for all you black coffee drinkers out there, there is something so special about having that extra hit of richness. My Bailey’s, French Vanilla, and Pumpkin Spice creamer recipes have something for everyone. Whether you’re adding them to your morning coffee, or making that post-dinner cup extra special, you’ll be glad you know how to make your own creamer right at home.

What is coffee creamer?

Believe it or not, coffee creamer is not just cream with added flavor.

Coffee creamer is a combination of flavoring and spices, sweetened condensed milk, and milk OR cream. The sweetened condensed milk and milk combine to give the creamer its richness, and this is what makes it so extra special once it gets mixed into your favorite coffee. If you can’t find sweetened condensed milk, you’re still in luck — because I have you covered with my Bold Baking Basic recipe for sweetened condensed milk.

I even have a dairy-free condensed milk recipe for those who are looking to cut back on dairy!

How to Make Coffee Creamer

I’m excited to tell you that this really could not be easier, because to make all 3 of these coffee creamer flavors you simply whisk together the ingredients.

For the Vanilla (and the Pumpkin Spice) creamer, I like to simmer everything together over low heat to really infuse the milk. I do the same for the Bailey’s flavor, but for a slightly different reason, as this will gently cook off the alcohol content, but leave that rich flavor. The result for all 3 is the perfect thick rich coffee creamer dressed up with loads of flavor — so no matter your mood, you can have a coffee flavor to match!

When do you add creamer? Before the coffee hits the mug or after?

I add my coffee creamer after my coffee is brewed, this way I can stir it in and know the heat of the coffee will warm it through allowing it to fully favor the coffee. That said I don’t really think there’s a right or wrong to this. In other words, once you make these coffee creamers, feel free to use as much or as little as you want to make coffee taste the way you like.

Does coffee creamer last longer than half and half?

Since this coffee creamer is homemade and has no artificial ingredients or preservatives, it lasts the same amount of time as cream would in your fridge. I suggest keeping your homemade coffee creamer in an airtight jar or container in the fridge for up to 6-7 days. BUT, I can almost bet you it wont last that long!

Homemade Bailey’s Coffee Creamer

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Homemade French Vanilla Coffee Creamer

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3 Homemade Coffee Creamers (Bailey's, French Vanilla and Pumpkin Spice)

4.75 from 40 votes
Whether you're adding them to your morning coffee, or making that post-dinner cup extra special, my Homemade Coffee Creamer in 3 Flavors will do the trick.
Author: Gemma Stafford
Servings: 12 servings (3 cups)
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Whether you're adding them to your morning coffee, or making that post-dinner cup extra special, my Homemade Coffee Creamer in 3 Flavors will do the trick.
Author: Gemma Stafford
Servings: 12 servings (3 cups)

Ingredients

Instructions

  • In a medium saucepan over medium low heat, whisk together the condensed milk and milk. 
  • Once heated through, remove from the heat and add in the flavorings or your choice. 
  • Cool then cover and store in an airtight container or jar in the fridge for up 6-7 days.

 

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Rachel Crayton
Rachel Crayton
1 year ago

Can you freeze these? If so for how long?

Tina Brione
Tina Brione
17 days ago

Hello Gemma, Where did you get your bottles that you store the creamer in? Also how many ounces are they?

Mildred Leigh
Mildred Leigh
23 days ago

I don’t like sugar in my coffee, Does it work without the condensed milk

Amanda
Amanda
26 days ago

Hi Gemma,

I was wondering to make a mocha Caramel coffee creamer would I use cocoa powder and Carmel sauce or any other ideas or suggestions?

Jennifer
Jennifer
3 months ago

Good morning,thanks alot

Lesley
Lesley
4 months ago

Can I use evaporated milk instead of condensed milk for the baileys creamer

Tanvi L
5 months ago

Hi Gemma! I have been seeing a lot of people making whipped coffee, but when I tried it, it was just liquid and I didn’t get the frothy texture everyone else was getting. Could you please give a recipe for that along with tips on what to do if you don’t get the correct texture? Thank you!

Quarmby
8 months ago

These look amazing😊😊Thank you.
How could i make a caramel one?
Maybe cook the tin of condensed milk making caramel first and still add the vanilla?

Christina
Christina
8 months ago

I did my own version by swapping the sweetened condensed milk for the dulce de leche version and using apple pie spice. It made such an amazing caramel holiday spice flavor! I gave them as Christmas gifts and people were absolutely delighted!! Thanks for this recipe that was so easy to modify and make my own!!

LeCase COFFEE
11 months ago

Very informative article. Thank you for sharing the fantastic recipe of coffee creamer.

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