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Vanilla Cold Brew Recipe (Vegan, Paleo & Keto Friendly)
Prep Time
12 hrs
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
12 hrs 10 mins

A healthier version of your favorite Starbucks recipe!

Course: Breakfast, Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: dairy free, gluten free, healthy alternative, healthy drink, keto, non dairy milk, paleo, starbucks dupe, vegan
Servings: 1 drink
Vanilla Cream
  • 1 can coconut milk refrigerated overnight
  • 2 tbsp vanilla syrup *see note
  • 1 tsp vanilla powder or extract
Cold Brew With Vanilla Cream
  • 1-2 cups cold brew coffee **see note
  • 2 tbsp vanilla cream
  • 1/2 cup ice
How To Make Your Own Vanilla Cream
  1. First, we're going to remove the cream from your coconut milk can. The easiest way to do this is to take your chill coconut milk can and open it from the bottom. Pour off the liquid aka coconut water and save it for later use in a smoothie. Now all you have left is the coconut cream.

  2. Add your cream to a mixer with the whisk attachment and whisk on medium for 60 seconds. You could also do this by hand if needed it just might be a bit harder.

  3. Scrap down the sides of your bowl and then add in your syrup and vanilla.

  4. Whisk again for 30 seconds.

  5. Remove from bowl and add to a container that can be stored in the fridge. Tada! You now have vanilla cream.

Vanilla Cold Brew Recipe
  1. Add ice and coffee to your favorite cup.

  2. Top with 2 tbsp of vanilla cream and stir!

  3. Add a straw and enjoy your tasty, paleo/keto/vegan coffee treat!

Recipe Notes

*To keep this recipe keto friendly, I use NuNatural's vanilla syrup. You could sub this for maple syrup or powdered sugar if you aren't keto.

**There are a TON of ways to make cold brew coffee. If you want the traditional version, it's 1 cup of ground coffee and 4 cups of water steeped for 12 hours. Then you simply filter out the grounds. The easiest way is to use a traditional coffee filter. And viola! You have cold brew. However, I like the lazy girl method and use leftover coffee or store bought. If you use concentrate, you might need more cream or some water to dilute it.