Homemade Mint Truffle Creamer with Variations

August 3, 2012 by momadvice

I hate to give up my coffee fix, though, so I’ve come up with my own strategy for creating the perfect brew without the big price.


preparation time
1 mins

cook time




1 can sweetened condensed milk

1.5 cup nonfat milk or prepared powdered milk

3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa

3 tablespoons peppermint syrup or more, depending on taste



Blend all ingredients together in your blender. Pour into a mason jar or a rinsed coffee creamer dispenser. This creamer will keep up to two weeks in the fridge.

French Vanilla Option

To make French Vanilla Creamer, omit cocoa and peppermint syrup and add 1 tablespoon vanilla.

Chocolate Almond Option

To make Chocolate Almond Creamer, omit peppermint syrup and add 1 teaspoon almond extract.

Amaretto Option

To make Amaretto Creamer, omit cocoa & peppermint and add 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon and 1 teaspoon almond extract.


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