How to Make Vanilla Sweet Cream Cold Foam

Learning how to make your own Starbucks vanilla sweet cream cold foam at home will save your wallet and a trip to your local Starbucks. Pour your sweet cream on top of iced coffee, espresso or even a spiked cold brew.

Make this vanilla sweet cream cold foam by following this recipe!
Make this vanilla sweet cream cold foam by following this recipe!

What is sweet cream cold foam?

Starbucks’ signature vanilla sweet cream is an add-in that adds just a touch of sweetness to a cold brew, iced coffee or even just regular espresso!

Froth your cold foam in a blender so the foam stays elevated after pouring into the drink. It will slowly seep into your coffee after pouring.

Other Starbucks Cream Options

If you are looking for other options when making this a freshly cold-brew at home, there are some other Starbucks creams to recreate.

Starbucks Cold Foam

If you want to make a frothy creamy topping for your coffee, make a copy of Starbucks’ cold foam. It’s just nonfat milk that’s frothed up.

To make a cold foam, all you need is nonfat milk. You might think that you would need a whipping cream or a full-fat milk to make a whipped cold foam, but since nonfat milk has more protein in it, it stays whipped longer.

Salted Caramel Cream Cold Foam

If you want something a little different with more contrasting tastes, add a touch of salty to your sweet.

Add together three ingredients for a salted cream to add to your coffee:

Ways to Use your Vanilla Sweet Cream Cold Foam

This cold foam can be added to lots of different drinks.

How to Make Sweet Cream Cold Foam

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Recipe by Sarah
Course: DrinksCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy


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  • Add the ingredients together and whisk well for about 5 minutes.
  • Store in an airtight container and in the fridge until ready to use.

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