Homemade Coffee Creamers
Chef Catherine McCord is showing you how to make your own coffee creamers in assorted flavors.


  • 1 1/2 cups homemade condensed milk or condensed milk in a can (recipe follows)
  • 1 cup milk (whole, almond or coconut)
  • 1-2 tbsps maple syrup (depending on desired sweetness)
  • 1 tsp arrowroot
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract or 1 vanilla bean

Ingredients for Homemade Condensed Milk

  • 2 cups milk (whole, almond or coconut work)
  • 1 cup raisins

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Directions for Creamer

1. Place the ingredients plus the special flavorings in a saucepan over low to medium heat and whisk for 2-3 minutes or until thickened and serve or cool and refrigerate to use as desired.

Directions for Condensed Milk

1. Place the milk and raisins in a bowl, cover and soak overnight in the refrigerator or on the counter for 4-5 hours (this can also be done in a saucepan over low heat for 30 minutes stirring frequently).

2. Pour the raisins into a strainer over a bowl or glass pitcher and discard the raisins (or eat as a snack).

Directions for Flavored Creamers

Cinnamon Strudel: 1 tsp cinnamon + 1 tsp almond extract

Chocolate Mint: 1 tbsp cocoa + 1 tsp peppermint extract

French Vanilla: vanilla bean reserved from soaking above to remain in the mixture or 1 tsp vanilla extract

Chocolate Almond: 1 tbsp cocoa powder + 1 tsp almond extract

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