It's scarily easy to turn your coffee creamer into a blow torch

By Sierra Meisser — / Death Wish Coffee Blog

Is coffee creamer flammable?

Just when you thought coffee creamer was totally useless (shout out to black coffee), it turns out that creamer does have one redeeming and totally useful purpose. Some non-dairy coffee creamers are flammable and can actually (and maybe too easily) be used similarly to a blow torch when airborne. The crew of real-life scientists over at Smosh Lab initiated this oddly satisfying experiment. We shouldn't have to tell you this, but before you run to your fridge, please take a moment to read this important and obvious note: DO NOT TRY THIS AT HOME.

So, why is coffee creamer flammable? 

When a non-dairy powdered coffee creamer is made with corn syrup solids, a carbon-based ingredient, and is also very fine, meaning the bits and pieces of are very small (similar to flour), this makes it highly flammable. Make that coffee creamer airborne and give it an ignition source, and you can pretty much blow a non-dairy fireball.

See the experiment:

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