Leave that sugary, carb-filled creamer at the grocery store and make your own! There are ZERO net carbs in each serving of this amazing and sweet keto coffee creamer. Plus, I'll share a few ways to add different flavors too.
I don't think I could ever give up drinking my creamy cup of coffee every morning. Just because I am on the keto diet does not mean I have to drink only strong black coffee; It just means that I have to find sugar-free ways to sweeten it!
After making this creamer recipe myself, I realized how much I prefer homemade recipes over store-bought coffee creamers. Just like my reaction when I made homemade Worcestershire sauce, I love how I can control the levels of each ingredient!
It is also pretty comforting when I know precisely what I am drinking (or eating). No more wondering what an ingredient is - when I make it myself, I know what's in it.
I have to admit; this keto coffee creamer is pretty creamy. You'll love how much this tastes like your favorite store-bought creamer that you won't go back to the processed bottled kind again.
If you do any low-carb baking, you probably already have all of these ingredients in your cabinets and refrigerator. There are only 7 ingredients needed to make this low-carb keto creamer for your coffee.
To make this have a mild flavor and a creamy texture, I used a combination of almond milk, coconut milk, and heavy whipping cream.
You could substitute either heavy cream or even half and half for the heavy whipping cream. I prefer heavy whipping cream because it has a full body texture with a higher amount of fat.
The type of sugar-free sweetener you use is completely up to you. I used a powdered sweetener and discovered that it really dissolves well.
Liquid sweeteners will also work perfectly too! I suggest using granular sweetener as a last resort. It will dissolve, but it requires more effort.
Here is a whole guide on low-carb sweeteners for you. There are so many options!
Flavoring And Spices
Vanilla extract is the only spice you actually need for a basic creamer. If you want to create a flavored creamer, then use other extracts like peppermint or hazelnut.
For a pumpkin spice creamer, add a dash of pumpkin pie spice blend. Cinnamon is another spice that tastes delicious in a basic creamer as well!
Cocoa powder is completely optional. But, if you add it, then your coffee will taste like a mocha. Yum!
Please note: Check out the recipe card at the bottom for a full list of ingredients used to make this low-carb recipe.
💭 Quick tips
- Make different flavors. Have fun with your coffee creamer! When you add different extracts to it, you can create your own flavors. Two popular choices are either almond or peppermint extract.
- Use it to make sugar-free lattes. Before you add the creamer to your coffee, heat ¼ cup of the creamer and then use a milk frother to create some foam. This will make your coffee taste like a latte!
- Freeze into ice cubes. When you store and freeze the coffee creamer in an ice cube tray, you can use them to keep your iced coffee cold without worrying about the ice cubes watering your coffee down.
You don't need any kind of special kitchen gadgets to make this keto creamer recipe; all you need is a mason jar with a lid.
You literally put all of the ingredients in the jar, secure the lid, and then give it a nice shake!
How To Store Low-Carb Coffee Creamer
It's best to keep this creamer in a sealed container inside the refrigerator. Make sure to shake it up each time you use it.
If you don't have a mason jar with a lid, use a large water bottle or some other drink container with a lid.
🍽️ Serving suggestions
Honestly, this keto-friendly creamer elevates your coffee whether you drink it in the morning with your breakfast recipes or when you are on the go.
If you want to make a coffee drink with the creamer, try this keto pumpkin spice latte coffee recipe when you are in the mood for something seasonal.
Before we get to the recipe (it's just a little further down), here are some answers to questions people ask about keto coffee creamer:
Can I have cream in my coffee on keto?
Yes, you can have cream in your coffee on the keto diet. Just make sure you do not use any types of creamers that have added sugar in them. Full-fat cream is okay on the keto diet!
Can I have coffee with milk on keto?
It's best to stay away from dairy milk on the keto diet. One cup of whole milk has almost 13 grams of carbs.
Are sugar-free creamers from the store keto-friendly?
My biggest tip would be to take a good look at the ingredients before you buy the creamer. Can you understand what they are? If the sugar-free coffee creamer is made with whole ingredients, then it's probably okay to buy and use.
One of my favorite creamers from the store is NutPods. It is dairy-free, sugar-free, and made from almonds and coconuts!
Even so, I prefer to make my own creamer because I know exactly what is in it. It's always healthier to consume whole ingredients like coconut milk and almond milk than processed ingredients.
Can I add this creamer to Bulletproof coffee?
Bulletproof coffee is another popular way to drink coffee on a low-carb or keto diet. A cup of bulletproof coffee is made with butter (or ghee) and/or MCT oil instead of creamer.
My homemade creamer is not to be served with bulletproof coffee.
If you are interested in learning more (or trying it out), check out my recipe for bulletproof coffee!
There you have it! This is a fundamental recipe for keto coffee creamer. Take this base and add your favorite extracts and spices to it.
You can play barista in your own kitchen and create some fantastic low-carb coffee drinks with it!
📚 Related recipes
If you enjoyed this low-carb creamer recipe, then you will enjoy these low-carb drinks too.
- Keto Chocolate Peanut Butter Milkshake is so thick and creamy that you won't believe it is sugar-free.
- Bulletproof Tea is a very filling alternative to bulletproof coffee.
- Cucumber Mint Infused Water is a refreshing drink that keeps you hydrated and helps you drink all the water you need.
- Coconut Milk Strawberry Smoothie is so sweet that it will make you feel like you are drinking your dessert.
- Matcha Green Tea Smoothie will give you a caffeine kick with plenty of healthy antioxidants.
Keto Coffee Creamer
- ½ cup full fat coconut milk
- ¼ cup almond milk
- ¼ cup heavy whipping cream
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- keto friendly sweetener to taste add 1 teaspoon and slowly add more as needed
- Combine all of the ingredients for the base recipe into a jar, place the lid on and shake until well combined.
- If additional flavoring is required, add it at this time, shake and use as normal.
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