A glass of vanilla sweet cream cold brew.

Vanilla Sweet Cream Cold Brew

This is a homemade vanilla sweet cream cold brew recipe that is inspired by the popular Starbucks cold brew drink! Yo make your own cold brew coffee, sweet cream, and serve. 

Prep: 15 minutesCook: 0 minutesTotal: 15 minutes
Fat 3 Carbs 3 Protein 1
Yield 4 1x


  • 4 cups cold brew coffee
  • ½ cup heavy cream 
  • ¼ cup 2% milk
  • ½ vanilla bean, paste scraped out 
  • 13 teaspoons simple syrup (or more, to taste)
  • Pinch of salt
  • Ice, for serving


  1. First, prepare the vanilla sweet cream.
  2. Use a butter knife to scrape out the paste from ½ a vanilla bean. 
  3. Then, place the cream, milk, vanilla bean paste, simple syrup, and salt into a mason jar. 
  4. Cover the jar and shake until all of the ingredients are combined. 
  5. To turn this vanilla sweet cream into “foam” use a hand-held frother to froth for 15-30 seconds until foamy.
  6. Fill a glass with ice. 
  7. Then, pour in 1 cup of cold brew coffee.
  8. Pour 1/4 cup of the vanilla sweet cream on top of the cold brew and use a tall stirring spoon to combine the cold brew and sweet cream.
  9. Serve immediately.

Tips & Notes

  • Storage: we recommend storing leftover cold brew and sweet cream separately in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Cold brew will last up to 5-7 days and sweet cream will last up to 3.
  • simple syrup: start with less and ad more, to taste.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/4 Calories: 45 Sugar: 1 Sodium: 23 Fat: 3 Carbohydrates: 3 Fiber: 1 Protein: 1 Cholesterol: 11
Author: Lee FunkeCategory: DrinkMethod: No BakeCuisine: American

Keywords: Vanilla sweet cream cold brew

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