Maola Half & Half is available in quart sizes.
Half & Half
Maola Half & Half is the creamy addition to your coffee you’ve been looking for. Besides helping you make the perfect cup of java in the morning, Maola’s Half & Half is also an easy way to enrich your sauces, soups, and casseroles at dinnertime!
Serving size = 2 tbsp (30mL) | % Daily Value
Total Fat - 3g
Total Carb. - 1g
Protein - <1g
Calcium - 30mg
Milk, Cream, and Less Than 0.5% Of: Gellan Gum, and Disodium Phosphate and Sodium Citrate (mineral salts to prevent cream separation in hot liquids).
Frequently Asked Questions
Is Half & Half The Same as Heavy Cream?
No, they are not the same. As the name implies, half and half is equal parts of heavy cream and milk. As a result, half and half has a light creamy texture and is typically around 10% fat content, whereas heavy cream has a higher fat content of about 35%.
The two dairy products also have different tastes. Heavy cream is thicker and has a richer flavor. On the other hand, half and half has a sweeter flavor than heavy cream, similar to milk.
Is Half & Half The Same as Regular Milk?
No, half and half and regular milk are different products with different tastes and uses. Half and half is equal parts milk and heavy cream with a fat content of around 10%, whereas regular whole milk has a fat content of about 4%. Due to its higher fat content, half and half has a richer, creamier flavor than milk and gives extra creaminess to dishes calling for milk, like cream sauces or baked goods.
Is Half & Half Just For Coffee?
No way! While half and half tastes excellent in a freshly brewed cup of java, half and half is a great addition to any recipe you’d like to add richness and creaminess to, like pasta recipes, mashed potatoes, baked goods, cream sauces, or cream-based desserts.
Which Is Healthier: Half & Half or Creamer?
Half and half might be the healthier option if you’re looking for something delicious to sweeten your coffee or another favorite drink. Half and half has the same vitamins and minerals as heavy cream but with a lower fat content and fewer calories. It’s also less processed and less likely to contain additives and added sugar than regular coffee creamers.
What Does Half & Half Taste Like?
Since half and half is an emulsion of heavy cream and milk, the dairy product tastes similar to these two ingredients. However, due to its higher fat content, half and half has a richer, creamier flavor than milk. It’s also sweeter than heavy cream, which makes it an excellent choice for coffee or cream-based desserts.