9 Easy Recipes That Use Half-and-Half

Last Updated on March 26, 2022

You probably already know that using half-and-half instead of whole milk in recipes can save you some calories.
But did you know that you can also save even more fat grams by switching from regular cream cheese to low-fat or nonfat varieties

Garlic Cream Sauce

This sauce is great for pasta dishes, but it’s also delicious drizzled over grilled fish or chicken. It’s also good served alongside roasted vegetables. Ingredients: 1/2 cup half-and-half

Chicken Lazone

To make garlic cream sauce, combine 1/2 cup half-n-half and 2 cloves minced garlic in a medium bowl. Whisk until smooth. Add Chicken Lazone and whisk again. Serve immediately.

Soft-Scrambled Eggs with Toast

To make soft scrambled eggs, place 4 eggs into a medium bowl. Beat well with a fork. Season with salt and pepper. Heat a nonstick skillet over medium heat. Pour in about 3 tablespoons of butter. Once melted, pour in egg mixture. Using a spatula, gently stir eggs around the pan until cooked through. Remove from heat and serve with toast.

Coconut Cream Pie

Ingredients: 1 cup coconut cream from a can, 2 cups milk, 1/2 cup sugar, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, 1 9 inch pie crust, 1 cup whipped topping Directions: In a saucepan combine coconut cream, milk, sugar, and vanilla extract. Bring to a simmer over low heat. Stir occasionally until sugar dissolves. Cool completely. Spread cooled coconut cream filling into prepared pie shell. Top with whipped topping. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Tres Leches Cake

To make the cake, preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease two 8-inch round cake pans with butter and line bottoms with parchment paper circles. Sift together flour, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon; set aside. Beat eggs and sugar in a medium bowl until thick and pale yellow. Add lemon juice and beat well. Fold in flour mixture alternately with buttermilk. Divide batter between prepared pans and bake for 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Let cool in pans 10 minutes. Run a knife around edges of pan; remove sides of pans. Place a plate upside down over each layer and carefully turn over. Remove parchment paper. Transfer layers to racks and let cool completely.


To make the cake, preheated oven to 350 degrees F 175 degrees C. Grease two 8- inch round cake pans with butter. Line bottoms with parchment paper rounds. Sift together flour and baking powder; set aside. Beat egg yolks and sugar in a medium mixing bowl until thick and pale. Add lemon juice and mix well. Fold in flour and milk mixtures alternately. Divide batter between prepared tins and bake for about 25 minutes or until a tooth pick inserted near center comes out dry. Let cool in tins 10 minutes. Run a sharp knife around edge of tin; remove side of tin. Turn cake onto rack and peel off parchment paper. Cool completely. 7. Question: How to Make a Simple Lemonade Cocktail

Mashed Potatoes

1. Peel potatoes and cut into 1/2-inch cubes. Place in a saucepan and cover with cold salted water. Bring to a boil and simmer 20 minutes or until tender. Drain and return to pan. Mash with a potato masher or fork. 2. Whisk together the remaining ingredients in a pitcher. Pour mixture over mashed potatoes and stir gently to combine. Serve immediately.


Mashed potatoes are a classic side dish that everyone loves. It is easy to make and delicious. This recipe is very versatile because you can change the flavor according to what you like. Try adding different herbs such as parsley, thyme, rosemary, basil, chives, garlic, lemon juice, salt, pepper, cayenne, or any other spices you prefer.

Quiche Lorraine

Ingredients: 1 cup milk 2 cups flour 3 eggs 1/4 cup butter Salt & Pepper Preparation: Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Butter a 9×13 pan. In a bowl whisk together the flour and 1 cup milk until smooth. Whisk in the remaining 2 cups milk, eggs, and butter until well blended. Pour into prepared pan and bake 30 minutes or until set. Let stand 10 minutes before cutting. Serve warm.


Quiche lorraine is a classic dish from France. It is usually served as a brunch item but can be enjoyed any time of day. This recipe is very easy to make and tastes great.

Vanilla Ice Cream

Quiche Lorraine is a traditional French breakfast dish consisting of a crustless quiche filled with eggs, cheese, bacon, ham, sausage, mushrooms, onions, peppers, tomatoes, and other ingredients. It is typically served warm with a side salad. Ingredients: 1 cup milk


Vanilla ice cream is a creamy dessert made from sweetened condensed milk mixed with vanilla extract. It is usually frozen into a block and cut into cubes or slices.

Vanilla Pudding

Vanilla pudding is a delicious dessert made from thickened milk. It is similar to custard but contains no eggs. It is sometimes called “pudding à la vanille” vanilla pudding because of the addition of vanilla extract.

9 Easy Recipes That Use Half-and-Half

You can easily make vanilla pudding using half-and-half instead of whole milk. Just mix 1 cup of half-and-half with 2 cups of sugar until dissolved. Add 4 egg yolks and stir well. Then add 3/4 cup of cornstarch and whisk until smooth. Finally, add 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract and continue stirring until mixture thickens. Pour into serving bowls and chill overnight. Serve cold.

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