Homemade Coffee Creamer Recipes And Watching The Awards With Special Friends And Special Coffee

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I was asked to participate in the #CappTheNight campaign, sponsored by Hills Bros. Cappuccino.  Although I’ve been compensated, all opinions are my own.

We love, love, love to open our home to friends here at Worthing Court!  We’re coming up on the awards season – Golden Globes, Screen Actors Guild and the Academy Awards – and for us that means gathering close friends together for a fun night of award watching.

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It’s an unbelievably elegant evening for all of the movie stars and movie moguls, so to have fun, “elegant awards style”, we usually enjoy a meal at a favorite restaurant and then rush straight home, where I’ve set up a coffee bar with extra special ingredients.  We’ll settle in with a hot beverage just as the awards show is starting.  Our beverage of choice for capping off our yummy dinner is Hills Bros. Cappuccino Single Serve Cups!

A coffee machine, coffee mugs and coffee on the counter.

Don’t own a cappuccino maker?  No worries – I don’t own one either.  Hills Bros. Cappuccino comes in pods for Single Serve Cups that will fit into any k-cup brewer.  Just pop in one of the four single serve cappuccino flavors that Hills Bros. offers and you’re set!  You can find Hills Bros. Single Serve Cappuccino in both 12 and 16 count packs at your local Kroger and ShopRite or you can order them online by clicking HERE.  Click HERE for a $1 coupon!

Up close picture of the coffee in their boxes, Hills Bros Cappuccino.

I make sure to include special yummy toppings and creamers to go along with the two flavors of Hills Bros. Single Serve Cappuccino that I’m serving – Salted Caramel and English Toffee.  Along with the creamers, I’ve included fun chocolate sprinkles, cocoa powder, chocolate syrup, toffee brickle bits and caramel syrup.

The coffee creamer plus chocolate and caramel syrups for the coffee.

To make it even more special, I’ll make a couple of homemade creamers to go along with the cappuccino flavors I’m serving.  To go along with those flavors, I’ll offer homemade chocolate creamer and homemade caramel creamer.  Yum!

The coffee mug in the Keurig machine.

The basic recipe is the same for both creamer flavors.  You can enjoy the creamer as is, but why would you want to do that when you can make it even better by adding chocolate or caramel???  WinkWink

 

Basic Sweetened Coffee Creamer

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Enjoy this basic coffee creamer as it is or add chocolate or caramel flavoring as specified in the recipe.
Author Suzy Handgraaf

Ingredients

BASIC RECIPE

  • 1 1/2 cups half and half
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

FOR CHOCOLATE FLAVORED CREAMER

  • add 1/2 cup chocolate syrup

FOR CARAMEL FLAVORED CREAMER

  • add 1 12 oz. jar caramel topping

Instructions

  • Place half and half and milk in a large saucepan. Heat until steaming, but not boiling.
  • Stir often to prevent scorching.
  • Add sugar to the cream mixture and stir until sugar is dissolved.
  • If making chocolate or caramel flavored creamer, add the chocolate syrup or caramel topping now. Stir with a whisk until well combined.
  • Remove from heat and stir in vanilla extract.
  • Pour into a container with a lid and refrigerate.
  • The mixture can be kept for up to 4 weeks.

Notes

For an extra special coffee treat - top with whipped cream.
When using the chocolate flavored creamer, drizzle chocolate syrup over the whipped cream and sprinkle with chocolate chips.
When using the caramel flavored creamer, drizzle caramel topping over the whipped cream and sprinkle with toffee brickle bits.

DISCLAIMER: I am not a Nutritionist. I rely on information from third parties to provide all nutritional information, which can vary depending upon brands of products used.
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As an extra special treat, I’ll add whipped cream to each cup of cappuccino.  Then I’ll drizzle the whipped cream with either more chocolate syrup and a few chocolate chips or more caramel topping and a few toffee brickle bits, depending upon which flavor of creamer I’m using.

spooning chocolate syrup on top of the coffee.

 

Caramel sauce on top of the cappuccino.

Sweet tasting Hill Bros. Single Serve Cappuccino is deliciously free of artificial sweeteners, gluten and trans fat.  Its smooth and creamy taste is perfect straight out of the coffee maker!

A pod of the coffee beside the coffee in the mug.

So tell me, what do you do to celebrate during the awards season?

 

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23 Comments

  1. Carol Elkins says:

    I am definitely going to make these homemade coffee creamers! What a great idea! And it would make a great gift along with some coffee and coffee cups!

  2. This makes a special treat for my guests, thanks for sharing the recipe.

  3. Coffee creamers sound delicious. I definitely will pin this recipe.

  4. Brenda Radliff says:

    These look so yummy!!! Thanks for sharing!!

  5. Ooo! I love English toffee! May have to try this recipe!

  6. Nancy Comperry says:

    Sounds wonderful.goimg to make it soon.

  7. Sounds yummy! I will definitely be making this soon.

  8. Oh you got my attention with gluten free cappuccino! I normally just pass by yummy things like that because I have celiac disease and figure it’s off limits but when I saw its gluten free I was so happy that I could try it. After checking the creamer ingredients its’s a go for me! My family and friends will love this and I can enjoy it with them :). Thanks for mentioning the gluten free 🙂

  9. Yay! Thanks for this recipe. My husband works for Smuckers, they make great caramel sauce!

  10. Kathy Bucciarelli says:

    Love this site

  11. I’m not a coffee drinker, but this looks good enough I would give it a try.

  12. Will be trying this. I know u posted a couple months ago where you purchased the white wooden 3 bin coffee storage – where was it from?

    1. Hi Karen. I purchased my wooden bin from Michael’s, but unfortunately they don’t sell them online. Here’s a link to one that looks almost identical to mine though: http://fave.co/2gUT08I

  13. How fun and yummy! Will diffidently be making your creamers for the holidays. Thank you for sharing the receipts.

  14. Those look SO good!! I wish I could be a guest at your house 🙂

  15. Thanks for all the great ideas your such a love

  16. These sound delicious. I can’t wait to try them. Your blog is full of wonderful ideas…thanks for sharing.

  17. Love the idea of the homemade coffee creamers and that they stay fresh for four weeks. I don’t think they will be around in four weeks at my house. They are too YUMMY!

  18. Kelly Middleton says:

    Such a great coffee bar

  19. Yummy. Love coffee and making it like a dessert.

  20. Jill Brewster says:

    Loved your recipes for coffee creamers. Coffee creamers can get expensive in the market when you are buying several, but by making the basic recipe you can then create your own special flavors. Thank you for sharing your creamer recipes.

  21. What a yummy treat!! Thanks for sharing!