Five new uses for coffee creamer


 hot chocolate

I have always been obsessed with creamer, even though I don’t drink coffee. Maybe that’s weird? I started putting it in my hot chocolate as a kid, usually at a gas station or something and now I can’t drink hot chocolate without it. That extra creaminess and flavor just really makes a difference for me! Not to mention that there are often hot deals on it and it’s hard for this girl to pass up on something I love that is also super cheap. Since I like it and keep it around most of the time I’ve tried using it in a few non-traditional ways and there are five that are so good that they are regular uses in my house now!

1. Add 1 or 2 tablespoons to oatmeal or other hot cereal.

2. Pour over fresh fruit. Yum! Instant sweetness.

3. Icing. If you’ve got creamer and powdered sugar, you can whip them together to get a simple icing for cakes or breads. I like to make it thinner, kind of like glaze. 

4. Add to waffle or pancake batter, or splash it into the egg mixture when making french toast!

5. Add a little bit to your smoothies to sweeten them up.

Since I love creamer for adding sweetness to everything I jumped at the chance to review the new coffee-mate “extra sweet & creamy” flavor because I’m always looking for a new one to try and I’m so glad I got to, it’s my new favorite. With this stuff, you can mix up a packet of hot chocolate with water (my favorite is nestle) then add a tablespoon of the coffee-mate and it’s creamier and more delicious than if you had used milk – and only 140 calories! I mean… a guilt free cup of hot cocoa? Yes. Please.

hot chocolate

So do we have any other coffee-mate fans out there? Or maybe future fans? We are giving away five full-value coupons so that you can try this delicious new flavor and stock up on some of your old favorites if you want as well. The world is your oyster! I’d love to hear how you would use it. You can enter below, this one will be quick. Winner will be chosen tomorrow and notified by email!  a Rafflecopter giveaway
I was selected for this opportunity as a member of Clever Girls Collective and the content and opinions expressed here are all my own.

If you like this post you’ll probably love this cute DIY coffee cozy tutorial. 

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    Golden Life

    I don’t really use coffee creamer in any “different” ways haha. The only thing I can think of is that I tried it in cereal one time. My favorite flavor is definitely Creamy Chocolate :)


    What a good idea… Hot chocolate…

    Prototype Mama

    I never thought to add it to anything else! I guess because I don’t drink coffee. I love the idea about adding it to your pancake or waffle batter!


    Ooo Pumpkin Spice is my favorite! I would use it in pancake batter!