French Vanilla Coffee Creamer

Making homemade coffee creamer is a cinch! Especially when it comes to French Vanilla Coffee Creamer recipe. Oh, and I made this recipe Fat Free!

French Vanilla Coffee Creamer, made at home using only 3 ingredients!

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So you all know I’m completely addicted to coffee. But did you know I also have a coffee creamer addiction?

No joke. I’m the one that heads to the grocery store for milk and coffee creamer. We run out of creamer as often as we run out of milk!

And I’m not picky when it comes to my creamer. I’ll buy whatever is on sale. I’ll buy any flavor (at least once)!

French Vanilla Coffee Creamer, made at home using only 3 ingredients!

But, while I may have three different flavors creamer on hand at any one time, French Vanilla coffee creamer is always in my fridge.

It’s my “stand by” creamer. It goes with all flavors of coffee. It satisfies that crazy sweet tooth of mine. It’s the jelly to my peanut butter. Too far?

Anyways, last year I shared my favorite homemade Pumpkin Spice Coffee Creamer. And it occurred to me, why haven’t I shared the easiest flavor, French Vanilla?

Seriously, three ingredients. Done. And by using fat free sweetened condensed milk with fat free milk…you got it, you now have Fat Free French Vanilla Coffee Creamer.

Actually, I’m not sure what makes this “french.” I get the vanilla part. But why is it called french vanilla? I’m not quite sure. I suppose I could google it for all of you, but you all probably don’t care either!

French Vanilla Coffee Creamer, made at home using only 3 ingredients!

How to make homemade coffee creamer:

  • Combine all 3 ingredients in large mason jar. Shake vigourously. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  • I like to store mine in quart size mason jars. Perfect for keeping in the fridge. You do need to stir or shake this creamer before each use, as the sugary milk sinks to the bottom (which makes a mason jar all that more useful)! I found some cute chalkboard label stickers at Target and use them on my jars. If company comes over, pouring into a cute pitchers is simple!
  • This also makes a great gift idea for that coffee addict friend or hostess. Maybe with a cute mug and specialty bag of coffee (do you need my address??).


French Vanilla Coffee Creamer, made at home using only 3 ingredients!

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Love Coffee Creamer recipes? I’ve got you covered!

  • Irish Cream Coffee Creamer is the perfect indulgence. It’s got chocolate, espresso, and almond. What’s not to love?
  • Cinnamon Coffee Creamer is great when you want something simple, yet flavorful. Goes great in Chai Tea too!
  • Okay, so this Espresso Coffee Cake isn’t a creamer recipe, but it’s the perfect pairing to your morning cup of joe!
  • Add a splash of today’s French Vanilla Coffee Creamer to this Brown Sugar Latte. You won’t regret it.


More fun flavored coffee creamer recipes:

Chocolate Chip Cookie Coffee Creamer


Chocolate Chip Coffee Cake is great to serve with your hot cup of coffee!


Of course, this Cream Cheese Coffee Cake would be delicious too!


Great Coffee recipes from my favorite blogs:

Homemade French Vanilla Coffee Creamer recipe and video tutorial:

Yield: about 1/2 quart

French Vanilla Coffee Creamer

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes

Easy French Vanilla Coffee Creamer recipe with only 3 ingredients!


  • 1 can (14oz) Fat Free sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 1/2 cup fat free milk (skim)
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract


  1. Combine all three ingredients in a large mason jar (quart size).
  2. Add lid and shake vigorously. Use within one week. ENJOY.

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French Vanilla Coffee Creamer, made at home using only 3 ingredients!

Today’s recipe for French Vanilla Coffee Creamer was originally published on Shugary Sweets on February 18, 2014. The recipe has been republished in July 2018.

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Posted on July 3, 2018

Comments & Reviews

  1. FYI ~~ true ‘French Vanilla’ has a sweet, buttery taste that is easily identified and quite different from regular vanilla. Although the vanilla flavor is slightly predominant, the butter taste is right there as well and they blend beautifully!

  2. Love this!!! I made some of this yesterday and loved it so much that I decided to put it in the freezer is ice cubes so that I could keep it longer. I only use around 2 tablespoons at a time so they ask you to make perfect sense. Thank you so much. I will definitely be checking out your other recipes.

  3. Thanks for posting this! I really like vanilla creamer with my coffee, but my mom only ever drinks BLACK coffee and never keeps creamer around. This stuff is delicious, and I can have some creamer around for my coffee! I might be able to actually drink some coffee with her now! ^U^

  4. I made the creamer but the condensed milk was like fudge consistency and it never miseducating all the way in what do I do?

    1. Sounds like you have a bad can of condensed milk. It will be thick, but not so thick as fudge.

  5. It is Feb. 2018 and I am just reading this post! First thanks for this post. the photos and accompanying blog post were refreshing! I just made this recipe and tweaked it to my preference and dietary needs. I always love my creamers but hated the lack of nutrition. I always have evaporated and sweetened condensed milk on hand. I did a can of the sweetened condensed milk, 1/2 cup of hot water, 1 cup of 2% milk half of a split vanilla bean, 1 tsp each of vanilla and almond extract and about a tsp of cinnamon. Delicious perfection!!! The vanilla bean makes me feel fancy! I put it into Myfitnesspal the serving size of 3.2 tbsp (I like a lot of creamer) is only 72 calories with 12 grams of sugar. Per tablespoon it is 24 calories per tablespoon and 4 grams of sugar much less than the hazelnut coffeemate in my fridge! I based it off of a 32 ounce mason jar having 20 servings. Of course if you only add 1 tablespoon of it you could get 64 servings…. but it is too delicious for just a tablespoon!!! GREAT recipe Thanks so much…. sorry if this sounded nerdy 🙂

  6. Aimee, I bought the sweetened condensed milk several weeks ago and never got around to making this recipe till this morning. OMG, this is the BEST creamer I have had in my life…EVER!!! Thanks for posting this recipe, it’ll make me get out of bed easier every morning!

  7. This is an excellent recipe – however instead of the skim milk, I substituted any variety of non-dairy coffee creamer -for the skim milk and achieved the same results and a longer shelf life. There’s also a frozen non-dairy coffee creamer that is less expensive. Try it !!!

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