Published by Michael Hammers.

Gone are the days of relying on just a plain splash of nondairy milk in your coffee for a sweet and creamy morning pick-me-up. We’ve put together a comprehensive guide to creating vegan coffee creamers that are smoother, creamier, and tastier than store-bought ones, which are usually packed with chemicals and cruelty. No matter what your taste, we’ve got the perfect creamer for you!

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The Base:

Whip up one of these bases, depending on your preference for how thick or sweet you want your vegan coffee creamer to be. Then move down the list and follow the instructions for your favorite flavor. It’s that easy!

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Condensed Coconut Milk (Sweet)

1 can full-fat coconut milk (try Thai Kitchen brand)
1/3 cup maple syrup
1/4–1 1/2 cups almond milk

  • Bring the coconut milk to a low simmer in a small saucepan for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Add the maple syrup and continue to simmer for an additional 10 minutes.
  • Mix in the almond milk until the desired consistency is reached. (I find that 1/2 to 3/4 cup is perfect for me!)

Makes 1 1/2 – 3 cups

Plain Coconut Milk (Rich and Creamy)

1 can full-fat coconut milk

  • Heat the coconut milk in a small saucepan over Medium heat for 2-3 minutes.

Makes 1.5 cups

Creamer with Dates

Almond Milk and Dates (Thin and Naturally Sweet)

2 cups almonds (or cashews), soaked overnight
10 dates
1 cup water (less if you want a thicker base)

  • Blend all the ingredients together and strain through a cheesecloth.

Makes 2 cups

The Flavors

Pick a flavor below, then mix all the ingredients together, along with the base of your choice, and put in a jar or a container with a lid. Feel free to add more or less flavor, as desired. Shake well until mixed and refrigerate. Be sure to shake well before each use. Each creamer should keep in the refrigerator for 7 to 10 days.

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Coconut Almond Crunch

2 tsp. vanilla extract
1 1/2 tsp. almond extract
1 tsp. coconut extract
2 Tbsp. unsweetened cocoa
2 drops stevia extract (optional)

Makes 15 servings

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2 tsp. butterscotch extract or 1 Tbsp. butterscotch schnapps
2 tsp. vanilla extract
1 pinch sea salt

Makes 15 servings

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Pure Pumpkin Spice

1/4 cup pumpkin purée
2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
2 drops stevia extract (optional)

Makes 15 servings

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Peppermint Bark

1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 1/2 tsp. peppermint extract
2 Tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder
1 tsp. crushed candy cane, for garnish

Makes 15 servings

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Caramel Cream

1 1/2 tsp. caramel extract
1 tsp. vanilla extract

Makes 15 servings


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That’s it! How easy is that?! Now each morning, you can enjoy a cruelty- and chemical-free cup o’ joe jam-packed with rich, refreshing flavor. If you’re feeling inspired to create more treats, try out some of the recipes on our pumpkin recipe list!

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