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Creme Brulee Coffee Creamer Recipe – Tasty and Rich!

Have your dessert and drink it, too, with our homemade creme brulee coffee creamer recipe. Find out how to turn a few simple ingredients into a creamy and delicious French dessert-inspired add-in for your joe below.


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There’s nothing wrong with taking your cup of coffee black (black means without any add-ins — no milk, sugar, or flavored syrups allowed!). But sometimes, giving your morning cup a creamy taste and texture, courtesy of a splash of coffee creamer, is fun.

The good news is there are plenty of creamer options for coffee lovers at the local grocery store or on Amazon if you’re a seasoned online shopper.

The even better news is that homemade coffee creamer isn’t hard to make and blends into your iced or hot coffee just as well as the store-bought stuff.

The next time you’re brewing coffee and want to make your java a little more special — and significantly sweeter — try our creme brulee coffee creamer recipe.

You’d be surprised how well it complements your joe. Besides, making it doesn’t take up too much of your valuable time, which is always a plus.

Keep reading to find out how to make this dessert-inspired coffee add-in!

creme brulee coffee creamer recipe

What Is Creme Brulee?

Creme brulee, also called Trinity cream or burnt cream, is a French dessert made of a custard-like base and a hardened layer of caramelized sugar.

How the sugar is prepared depends on the chef. Sometimes, it doesn’t top the dessert until after the custard is made.

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Other times, however, the chef caramelizes the sugar directly on top of the custard with a hot salamander (the cast-iron kitchen tool, not the lizard), broiler, or butane torch.

The rich treat has a subtle sweetness and slight tanginess, plus some smokiness thanks to the crunchy caramelized sugar. These flavors are delicious in the individual ramekins servings of creme brulee are usually put into and in a coffee creamer bottle.

How to Make Creme Brulee Coffee Creamer – A Step-by-Step Guide

Creme Brulee Coffee Creamer Recipe ingredients

You’ll Need

  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 can evaporated milk
  • 1 1/2 cup milk

The Process

Step One

milk and brown sugar in a saucepan on the stove

Pour brown sugar and milk — we used whole, but you can use whatever type of milk you like best — into a saucepan and let the two ingredients warm over medium-low heat.

Slowly stir or whisk until all the sugar melts into the milk.

Keep a close eye on the milk as it heats.

Yes, slowly stirring the crunchy sugar bits is a tedious task, but it only takes a couple of minutes and watching it ensures you don’t end up with a burnt mess.

Step Two

homemade creme brulee coffee creamer in a jar

Remove the saucepan from the heat.

Then, pour the entire can of condensed milk and vanilla extract into the milk and sugar mixture.

Stir well until all of the ingredients are smoothly blended.

Let the homemade creme brulee coffee creamer cool for a few minutes before storing it in a lidded airtight container.

Step Three

pouring creme brulee coffee creamer into a cup of coffee

The last step of the process is undoubtedly the best part: taste testing!

Use your preferred brewer to make a cup of coffee.

Then, pour a splash of this creme brulee-flavored creamy goodness into it and take a sip — delicious!

Creme Brulee Creamer Questions

Who Makes Creme Brulee Creamer?

When it comes to homemade versus store-bought products, we at Roasty often find ourselves siding with Team DIY.

However, we know not everyone feels the same way.

So, we decided to share a popular store-bought creme brulee creamer option with you, too, in case you’re the kind of coffee drinker who prefers to buy something rather than make it.

Coffee Mate is one of several companies that makes a Creme Brulee creamer, and, like the homemade stuff, the company’s offering adds a bit of caramelized sugar sweetness to your morning routine well.

Plus, it’s lactose-, cholesterol-, and gluten-free.

The only downside is that, with a store-bought product, you have no control over how sweet or rich the creamer ends up being; if you don’t like how it tastes, there’s not much you can do about it.

On the other hand, with something homemade, you can adjust the recipe until you create something you like.

What Flavor Is Creme Brulee Coffee Creamer?

Much like the dessert after which it is named, homemade creme brulee coffee creamer boasts brown sugar and vanilla flavors.

It’s creamy and sweet, but not overly so, making it a good choice for anyone looking to add something more subtle to their coffee cup.

Add Creme Brulee Creamer to Your Hot or Iced Coffee

Who says you can’t start your day with dessert?

No, this creme brulee-flavored creamer isn’t quite as rich and sugary as the treat that inspired it, but still, it’s enough to give your morning coffee a satisfying kick of sweetness.

Happy Caffeinating!

homemade creme brulee coffee creamer in a jar

Creme Brulee Coffee Creamer Recipe

Yield: 1
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

This rich and creamy Creme Brulee Coffee Creamer will be the perfect addition to your coffee! Made with a few simple ingredients, this recipe is sure to make your morning cup of coffee creamy and delicious, inspired by a French dessert!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 can evaporated milk
  • 1 1/2 cup milk

Instructions

  1. Pour brown sugar and milk into a saucepan and let the two ingredients warm over medium-low heat.
  2. Slowly stir or whisk until all the sugar melts into the milk.
  3. Pour the entire can of condensed milk and vanilla extract into the milk and sugar mixture.
  4. Stir well until all of the ingredients are smoothly blended.
  5. Let the homemade creme brulee coffee creamer cool for a few minutes before storing it in a lidded airtight container.
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