• Crafts

    Crafts

  • Do it Yourself

    Do it Yourself

  • Gardening and Landscaping

    Gardening

  • Frugal Living Articles

    Frugal Living

  • Gift Ideas

    Gift Ideas

  • Frugal Holidays & Decor

    Holidays

  • Make your own Mixes

    Mixes

  • Money Matters

    Money Matters

  • Recipes

    Recipes

  • Tips and Tricks for Frugal Living

    Tips-n-Tricks

  • Contact Us

    Contact Us

    • Make Your Own Coffee Creamer

      Making your own Delicious Flavored Coffee Creamers is easy and can potentially save you more than $15 a month!

      14-ounce can sweetened condensed milk
      1 1/2 cups skim milk
      flavorings of choice:

      Example flavorings:
      • Chocolate Almond use: 1-Tbsp cocoa, 1-tsp almond extract
      • Vanilla: use 2-tsp vanilla extract
      • Cappuccino: use 1-tsp almond extract, 1/2 tsp orange extract
      • Strudel: use 1 T. cinnamon, 1 tsp vanilla extract, 1 ts almond extract.
      • Chocolate Raspberry: use 2 tsp cocoa powder, 2 T. raspberry syrup
      Measure all ingredients into 32 oz container (with a cover) , seal container and shake vigorously. (Store in fridge up to 2 weeks)
      Comments 9 Comments
      1. srouden's Avatar
        I don't know about anyone else, but this does not save me any money since the sweetened condensed milk cost me 1.30 a can and I don't really buy flavored anymore. I can get it for that already made.
      1. FreebieQueen's Avatar
        Your best bet is to make your own Sweetened Condensed Milk, the prices in the store are absolutely ridiculous:

        Budget101.com - - MYO Sweetened Condensed Milk
      1. Leslie AK's Avatar
        I ran out of creamer so I made it, and I have got to say it wasn't bad. I used 2 percent milk instead of skim and it came out ok. I found that it wasn't as creamy textured as store bought, but I might try it with 1/2 and 1/2 next time.
      1. frvetere's Avatar
        ..looks good..Aldi has sweetened condensed milk for less than .50 around here..
      1. Shellc1971's Avatar
        Recipes sound delicious! I will experiment with skim, 2%, and half and half, to see which has the best flavor. Living 45 miles from town, I can't just run to town when I run out!
      1. pastelsummer's Avatar
        I just want a good recipe for whitechocolate and I always pick up my sweetened condesed at my local dented can store usualyy between 45-75 cents a can
      1. tiaharts's Avatar
        pastelsummer- Try melting your white chocolate chips with one or two tbls of the milk from the recipe, then add a little cool milk and stir to temper it, then put the mixture in the blender. The only issue I think it may have is it may be super sweet because of the sweet chips and condensed milk. You can tweak the amount of chips until you get it to taste the way you like. I can get the condensed milk for a dollar at our Dollar General, it's store brand but it works.
      1. JenC01's Avatar
        maybe it's the sweetened condensed milk I used (great value brand) or maybe it's just the taste of the milk in general, but I really didn't like it.. I mixed up a batch and used the vanilla nut flavoring from the store.. Today is the second day I've tried it in my tea, and it has a really funny taste to it. Maybe it's because I drink tea which isn't as strong as coffee.. but it's not very creamy, and it had a very odd taste that I just can't get past.. Any ideas?
      1. swthrt's Avatar
        Here in hawaii French vanilla creamer is so expensive. One small bottle is at least five to seven dollars. Yes I am saving a lot. Will never buy again when I can make myo for way less and plenty of it..yehhh

      FYI- Login to CommentHave something you'd like to add? Register & Login to add your own comments, thoughts, questions or suggestions.

      As always, Registration is Free!





    • Google+ Pinterest Twitter youtube Facebook

      More MYO Recipes:

      bamo72

      Re: White Sauce

      I use something like this for my "cream of anything" soup mix. I just mix the 2 cups flour and 2 1/2 cups dry milk and store in an airtight container. Then I use this and add whatever flavoring I...

      bamo72 07-31-2014 05:16 AM Go to last post
      rebeccab

      Re: Copycat Hershey's Chocolate Syrup Recipe

      Can't wait to try this. I'm trying to get plastic out of my life, so storing in glass is optimal for me.

      rebeccab 07-30-2014 06:41 PM Go to last post
      LAsbury

      Re: ISO: Applebee's Crispy Orange Chicken bowl

      Looking forward to trying this recipe!

      LAsbury 07-28-2014 04:15 PM Go to last post
      Charissa

      Re: Copy Cat Recipes You Would Love To Have

      This is my favorite dish from Applebee's...thank you for sharing!

      Charissa 07-27-2014 01:14 AM Go to last post
      mos

      White Sauce

      White Sauce
      2 cups nonfat dry milk powder
      1 cup flour
      2 tsp salt
      1 cup butter, margarine, or oil
      1/8 tsp white pepper
      In medium bowl, combine dry milk, flour and salt and mix well with a...

      mos 07-25-2014 07:34 PM Go to last post

    (C) Melissa 'Liss' Burnell & Budget101.com 1995-2014
    Material from www.Budget101.com may not be copied or distributed, or republished, uploaded, posted, or transmitted in any way, without the prior written consent of Budget101.com, EXCEPT: you may print recipe pages for your personal, non-commercial home use only, provided you do not delete or change any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notices. Modification or use of the materials for any other purpose violates Budget101.com's intellectual property rights.
    Site Design is Created from a Modified Style Originally Created by Miner Skinz

    Complete Frugal Living Resource ©