Creamy Coffee Coconut Sauce: A Decadent Delight

Hey there coffee lovers, it’s the barista with a recipe that will make you go coco-nuts! That’s right, today I want to share my creamy Coffee Coconut Sauce Recipe with you. This delicious recipe will take your coffee game to the next level by adding a burst of creamy coconut flavor to your morning cup of joe.

But why stop there? This recipe is so versatile that you can use it in a variety of ways. Mix it into your morning iced coffee for a refreshing pick-me-up, drizzle it over your favorite ice cream for a decadent dessert, or even add it to your Irish coffee for a unique twist on a classic drink.

Trust me, once you try this coffee coconut sauce recipe, you’ll be hooked. But don’t just take my word for it, let’s get started and whip up some magic together.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

Creamy Coffee Coconut Sauce
Creamy Coffee Coconut Sauce

Coffee lovers, prepare to have your minds blown with my Creamy Coffee Coconut Sauce Recipe! Have you ever tried to mix two things that don’t seem like they should go together, but end up making a match made in heaven? That’s what this recipe is all about.

This creamy concoction is a twist on your typical coffee creamer. Instead of using milk or cream, we opt for coconut milk and coconut cream to get that rich creaminess. Plus, it’s dairy-free and suitable for vegans! But don’t worry, even if you’re not vegan or lactose intolerant, you’ll still fall in love with the velvety texture and unique flavour of this sauce.

This recipe will elevate any coffee experience, whether it’s a hot latte or iced coffee. You can also use it as a topping for ice cream, blended drinks, or desserts. The possibilities are endless!

The flavour combination might sound intimidating at first, but trust me when I say it’s worth the risk. The coconut lends a subtle tropical sweetness that complements the bitterness of the coffee perfectly. It’s like taking a mini vacation every time you take a sip of your coffee!

So why should you love this recipe? Because it’s not your average cup of joe. It’s smooth, rich, indulgent and so easy to make. Plus, with our tips and substitutions section, the recipe can be easily adjusted to fit your taste preferences.

Don’t believe me? Try it out for yourself and let the creamy coconutty goodness do the convincing!

Ingredient List

 Dive into the tropics with your coffee and try our Creamy Coffee Coconut Sauce!
Dive into the tropics with your coffee and try our Creamy Coffee Coconut Sauce!

Recipe Ingredients for Creamy Coffee Coconut Sauce

Here is the list of ingredients you will need to make this tempting creamy coffee coconut sauce:

  • Cold brew coffee: 1 cup
  • Coconut milk: 1 can, full fat
  • Coconut cream: 1/2 cup
  • Condensed milk: 5 oz.
  • Coconut sugar: 1/4 cup
  • Ghee: 2 ounces
  • Canola oil: 2 tablespoons
  • Garlic, minced: 1 teaspoon
  • Onions, chopped: 1/4 cup
  • Garam masala: 1/4 teaspoon
  • Vanilla extract: 1 teaspoon
  • Salt: a pinch

Note: You may use canned coconut milk or milk of your choice. However, using coconut milk will give the best flavor and texture to the sauce. Feel free to adjust the sweetness and consistency of the sauce by adding more or less condensed milk and sugar.

The Recipe How-To

 Take your caffeine game to the next level with this simple yet satisfying Coconut Sauce recipe!
Take your caffeine game to the next level with this simple yet satisfying Coconut Sauce recipe!

Now that you know the ingredients needed for this creamy coffee coconut sauce recipe, it’s time to get cooking! Below are the steps on how to make this delicious recipe:

Step 1: Prep Your Ingredients :coffee:

Before starting, make sure all ingredients are ready and prepped. This includes measuring out the coconut milk, garlic, onions, and ghee. Preparation is key in cooking to ensure a smooth process and perfect results.

Step 2: Cook the Garlic and Onions :garlic:

In a pan over medium heat with a tablespoon of canola oil, sauté chopped garlic and onions until fragrant and golden brown. This should take around 3 minutes.

Step 3: Add Coconut Milk and Coffee Cold Brew :milk::coffee:

Next, gradually pour in the canned coconut milk into the pan while stirring continuously to avoid clumping. Once well combined, pour in cold brew coffee and stir gently. Allow it to simmer for 15 minutes or until the mixture has reduced by half.

Step 4: Thicken the Sauce :spoon:

For a thicker sauce, gradually add coconut cream while stirring constantly until the desired thickness is reached. You can also use cornstarch as an alternative thickener.

Step 5: Finish with Seasonings :salt::herb:

Season with a pinch of salt and garam masala. Stir well until all the flavors have combined nicely.

And voila! Your creamy coffee coconut sauce is now ready for serving!

Remember that cooking is all about trial and error. Don’t be afraid to make adjustments depending on your preferences. You can even try out different variations such as adding vanilla extract or different sweeteners like coconut sugar or granulated sugar for a sweeter taste.

Enjoy your creamy coffee coconut sauce with your favorite desserts or simply pair it with your morning coffee for that extra kick of flavor.

Substitutions and Variations

 Don't settle for boring coffee when you can add a coconut twist with our Creamy Coffee Coconut Sauce!
Don’t settle for boring coffee when you can add a coconut twist with our Creamy Coffee Coconut Sauce!

Let’s say you are all ready to make this delicious Creamy Coffee Coconut Sauce Recipe but realize you don’t have a few ingredients on hand. Don’t worry, I got your back! Here are some substitutions and variations you can try:

– For the Garam Masala: If you don’t have Garam Masala in your pantry or local grocery store, you can easily substitute it with a combination of ground cinnamon, cardamom, cumin, coriander, and black pepper.

– For the Coconut Milk and Coconut Cream: Both coconut milk and coconut cream are used in this recipe to add creaminess to the sauce. However, if you don’t have either one of these on hand, you could try using full-fat dairy milk or heavy cream as a substitute. Just keep in mind that this will change the flavor and texture of the sauce.

– For the Cold Brew: One of the highlights of this recipe is the use of cold brew coffee which adds a unique flavor to the sauce. If you don’t have cold brew coffee available, you could use regular coffee instead. Just be aware that it may not turn out as creamy as using cold brew.

– For the Sweeteners: This recipe calls for both granulated sugar and condensed milk as sweeteners. If you prefer a healthier version, try substituting the sugar with coconut sugar or any other natural sweetener like honey or maple syrup. For a dairy-free version, use non-dairy condensed milk.

– For Vegan and Dairy-Free Version: To make this recipe vegan and dairy-free, use coconut oil or dairy-free butter instead of ghee. Use almond milk or any variety of non-dairy milk instead of dairy milk. And finally, substitute whipped cream with whipped coconut cream.

Remember that these substitutions and variations are just suggestions. Feel free to experiment with different ingredients to create your own unique version of this Creamy Coffee Coconut Sauce Recipe!

Serving and Pairing

 Satisfy your sweet tooth and coffee cravings at once with this delightful Coconut Sauce.
Satisfy your sweet tooth and coffee cravings at once with this delightful Coconut Sauce.

Are you ready to indulge in this creamy coffee coconut sauce recipe? Once you have tried it, you will want to keep a jar of it in your fridge at all times! Here are some ways you can serve and pair this amazing sauce:

Serving Suggestions:

You can drizzle this delicious sauce over freshly brewed coffee, iced coffee, or espresso. The options are endless. Try pouring it over pancakes, waffles, or French toast as a sweet and savory breakfast treat. It is also a perfect dip for cookie dough balls or fruit skewers.

Pairing Suggestions:

This creamy coffee coconut sauce pairs wonderfully with desserts that have rich and bold flavors. It is the perfect accompaniment for chocolate cake, brownies, and tiramisu. If you want something unique, try it on a scoop of your favorite ice cream. You won’t be disappointed!

For those who avoid dairy or are vegan, this is a great non-dairy alternative that can be paired with any coffee dessert or drink.

No matter how you decide to serve or pair this delicious coconut coffee sauce, I promise it will elevate your experience to the next level. So grab your spoon and enjoy!

Make-Ahead, Storing and Reheating

 It's time to shake things up in the coffee world! Our Creamy Coffee Coconut Sauce is here to help.
It’s time to shake things up in the coffee world! Our Creamy Coffee Coconut Sauce is here to help.

The Creamy Coffee Coconut Sauce recipe is a great make-ahead sauce that can easily be reheated for later use. It can also be stored in the refrigerator for up to 5 days or in the freezer for up to a month.

To make it ahead of time, simply follow the steps outlined in the recipe and store the sauce in an airtight container in your refrigerator. When ready to use, gently reheat on low heat on your stovetop, stirring occasionally until heated through.

To store this sauce, transfer the sauce to an airtight container, making sure to remove any air from the container before sealing. For best results, store it in the refrigerator for up to 5 days or in the freezer for up to a month.

When reheating this sauce, it’s important to do so slowly over low heat. A microwave will work in a pinch, but you’ll need to stir the sauce every 30 seconds or so and watch it carefully as it comes back up to temperature.

One tip is that when storing and reheating this sauce, make sure to whisk or stir it well before using it again. This ensures that all of the ingredients are blended together properly and will help prevent any separation or clumping.

Whether you’re making this creamy coffee coconut sauce ahead of time for meal prep, storing leftovers after dinner, or simply saving some for later use, following these tips for storage and reheating will ensure that this delicious sauce stays fresh and flavorful every time.

Tips for Perfect Results

 A dollop of this Creamy Coffee Coconut Sauce will transform your cup of joe from a 7 to a perfect 10!
A dollop of this Creamy Coffee Coconut Sauce will transform your cup of joe from a 7 to a perfect 10!

If you’re looking to create the perfect Creamy Coffee Coconut Sauce, then there are a few tips that can help you achieve a flawless result. Don’t worry, these tips are simple and easy to follow, but can make all the difference in creating a truly memorable coffee experience.

Firstly, when using canned coconut milk or cream, make sure to shake the can well before opening. This will ensure that the coconut milk and cream doesn’t separate or clump together during cooking.

Secondly, opt for full-fat coconut milk and coconut cream over low-fat alternatives. This will help in making the sauce thick and creamy.

Thirdly, use ghee or canola oil instead of coconut oil when sauteing onions and garlic, as it allows the flavors to blend together more smoothly without any overpowering tastes.

Fourthly, when making Cold Brew Coffee for this recipe, use high-quality coffee beans and clean cold water to get the best possible flavor.

Finally, allow the sauce to simmer gently on low heat instead of boiling it rapidly on high heat. A gentle simmer will allow all flavors to blend together perfectly.

Follow these simple tips and you’ll be well on your way to creating a deliciously creamy coffee sauce that’s perfect for pouring over ice cream or using as a dip for your favorite desserts.


Before we wrap up, let’s answer a few frequently asked questions about this creamy Coffee Coconut Sauce recipe to ensure that your experience making it is a smooth one.

Can you put cream of coconut in coffee?

Using coconut milk as a creamer for coffee is definitely possible and highly recommended. Coconut milk or even coconut cream can be used in place of traditional creamer with fantastic results. Personally, I love using coconut milk as a base for coffee creamer because of its creaminess and delectable taste.

How to make the creamiest coconut milk?

To achieve a creamy texture, you can opt to cool canned coconut milk in the refrigerator for a night. This will allow the milk to separate and solidify, with the fats rising to the top. Once that is ready, skim the topmost part with a spoon and place it in a glass bowl. To acquire a cream-like consistency, whip it in a circular motion.

Does coconut cream curdle in coffee?

When using coconut milk as a coffee creamer, it is important to take precautionary measures to prevent it from curdling. Adding cold coconut milk to hot coffee may lead to a curdled mixture, much like other plant-based milks. Therefore, it is recommended to warm the coconut milk before adding it to your coffee. Alternatively, you may want to consider using oat milk instead to avoid any curdling issues altogether.

How do you thicken coconut milk for coffee?

To maintain the distinct taste of coconut, a convenient method for thickening coconut milk is by utilizing coconut flour, which shares similarities with several other versatile flour substitutes.

Bottom Line

So what are you waiting for? Grab your ingredients and start making this delicious creamy coffee coconut sauce! Not only is it easy to make, but it’s also very versatile and can be used in a variety of ways.

Whether you’re a coffee lover looking for a new twist on your favorite drink or a dessert enthusiast searching for a decadent sauce, this recipe is sure to impress. Using high-quality ingredients like full-fat coconut milk and cold brew coffee will ensure that your creamy coffee coconut sauce is the best it can be.

Don’t forget to experiment with different substitutions and variations to make this recipe your own. And if you have any questions or concerns, refer to our FAQ section for helpful tips and tricks.

Thank you for choosing to make this creamy coffee coconut sauce recipe. We hope that it adds some extra flair to your daily cup of joe or becomes a go-to dessert topping in your kitchen. Enjoy!

Creamy Coffee Coconut Sauce

Creamy Coffee Coconut Sauce Recipe

This is a savory sauce that works well with curry. It can also be used over rice or veggies. I think it would be good on fish or pork, but have not tried that, yet.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Sauce
Cuisine International
Calories 257.1 kcal


  • 1 1/2 cups onions, finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup vegetable ghee (or just use butter)
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil (or other light oil)
  • 1/4 cup creamed coconut
  • 1 1/4 cups coffee, strong and hot
  • 1 tablespoon garam masala (just a mix of cardamon, corriander, cumin, cinnamon, black pepper, cloves and nutmeg)
  • 2 cups red peppers, sliced thinly
  • salt


  • Gently fry the onion and garlic in the ghee and oil until soft and slightly golden.
  • Chop the creamed coconut in a bowl.
  • Pour over the hot coffee. Leave to soften and stir until dissolved.
  • Mix the garam masala with the onion mix. Cook for 2-3 minutes and add the red peppers.
  • Cover and continue to cook for 5-8 minutes, until the peppers soften.
  • Pour in the coconut cream and season to taste with salt.
  • Heat without boiling until the sauce thickens.
  • Serve separately or spoon over your dish.

Add Your Own Notes


Serving: 246gCalories: 257.1kcalCarbohydrates: 10.6gProtein: 1.6gFat: 23.8gSaturated Fat: 8.9gCholesterol: 33.4mgSodium: 7.4mgFiber: 2.6gSugar: 5.7g
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