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Coconut Milk Coffee Creamer Recipe: A Healthy Alternative

The homemade coconut milk coffee creamer is a healthy and tasty alternative to a dairy coffee creamer, and we have just the recipe for it!

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Do you like the idea of a perfect coffee creamer that’s not too heavy or sweet, but still complements your daily cup of joe nicely? I don’t blame you, I dream of the same ideal compromise.

Luckily, there is a way you can achieve a delicate blend of creamy goodness and subtly sweet taste in your morning brew. The coffee creamer recipe I have for you is not only less intimidating than many of the options on the market, but it’s also good for you!

You can drink your coffee guilt-free with this coconut milk coffee creamer because there are only three simple ingredients!

Not to mention it’s a homemade creamer recipe that also acts as a sweetener and is very customizable.


What is Coconut Milk Coffee Creamer?

When it comes to coffee creamer, a very popular choice actually comes in the form of coconut milk. There are many brands on the market that have some sort of coconut milk-flavored coffee creamer.

This is because it’s a creamer option that’s not only on the more healthy side but also has a flavor that pairs well with most coffee beverages.

So, if you’re looking for a dairy-free, healthy, and tasty coffee creamer, one made with coconut milk is the right way to go.

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Of course, if you’d rather not spend the extra money at your local grocery store, I don’t blame you. That’s why I’ve written down a simple, easy, and yummy coconut milk coffee creamer recipe for you to make at home in just a matter of minutes!

How to Make Coconut Milk Coffee Creamer

This recipe for coconut milk coffee creamer is super easy to make, not to mention tasty! It works great in a regular cup of drip coffee, as an addition to espresso, or even just to sweeten up some cold brew.

So, before I began to bore you, let me show you just how to make your own jar of this delicious coffee creamer!

Coconut Milk Coffee Creamer Ingredients

You’ll Need:

  • 1/2 cup of unsweetened coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon of honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • sealable airtight container

That’s all you need! I don’t know about you, but I’m already loving the simplicity of this recipe. Now to the process…


Step One:

First, you’ll want to pour the main ingredient, the coconut milk into a sealable airtight container.

For this recipe, I used a mason jar to allow for better shaking and storing.

adding coconut milk to an empty jar

Step Two:

Next, you can add your honey to the container. Make sure to get the full amount in, this is the good stuff!

adding honey to the mason jar

Step Three:

Finally, all you need to do is add the vanilla, close the container, and shake well until the honey is completely combined.

Now you have your very own coconut milk coffee creamer to add to your favorite coffee drink!

adding the Vanilla to a jar of milk and honey

Tips and Tricks

Coconut Milk Coffee Creamer in jar with closed lid

When I made this recipe, I decided to add the creamer to a cup of regular hot coffee. It came out sweet, but not too sweet, and delicious. It really was a nice addition to the brew and is sure to be smooth and easy on the stomach.

Coconut Milk Coffee Creamer in jar with closed lid next to coffee mug

The coconut, vanilla, and honey make for a good combination to add to any drip, espresso, iced coffee, or any other coffee beverage.

If you want, you can even add a dash of cinnamon or nutmeg to bring a more warm and comforting taste to the homemade coffee creamer.

Frequently Asked Questions

To answer a few questions you may have regarding homemade coconut milk coffee creamer, I’ve listed a couple of the most common ones.

Is Coconut Milk Better Than Dairy Milk?

What milk you use in your daily cup of coffee really depends on personal preference and dietary restrictions, but it’s important to note that while dairy milk contains lactose, coconut milk does not.

Coconut milk also contains fewer carbohydrates than dairy milk. So, if you’re lactose intolerant or you’re trying to be a bit more healthy, coconut milk is a good alternative to use in your coffee.

Is Coconut Milk Really Healthy?

As mentioned above, coconut milk is low in carbohydrates, but it’s also got a lot of nutrients that are good for your heart, help prevent inflammation, and can help with weight loss.

Coconut Milk Coffee Creamer – Final Thoughts

Well, coffee drinker, now that you know how to make your very own delicious and simple coconut milk coffee creamer, I hope you’re a little more excited about your next cup of joe!

With a healthy, easy, and tasty recipe such as this one, what’s not to love? What’s even better is that you can always customize this coffee creamer by adding different flavors or making it more or less sweet. Imagine adding a bit of pumpkin flavor for those cooler months of fall!

Whatever you decide to do with this coconut milk coffee creamer, I can guarantee it will be a hit with many of your favorite coffee drinks, both hot and cold!

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Coconut Milk Coffee Creamer Recipe

Yield: 1
Cook Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 2 minutes

A healthy, easy, and tasty coffee creamer recipe made with coconut milk and other simple ingredients.


  • 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut milk
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
  • Sealable airtight container


    1. Pour coconut milk into the container.
    2. Add honey to the container.
    3. Add vanilla, close the container, and shake well.
Happy Caffeinating!

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