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How to make Perfect Homemade Coconut Milk {3 Ways}


  • Author: Michelle
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free

Ingredients

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For the Blender Method

  • 2 cup shredded coconut
  • 2 pitted dates (optional)
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract (optional)
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • 4 cups water (use 3 cups for thicker coconut milk)

For the Coconut Cream method

  • 1 (5.4oz) can of coconut cream
  • 2 cups water

For the Almond Cow method

  • 1 cup shredded coconut
  • 1 pitted date (optional)
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract (optional)
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • Water

Instructions

For the Blender Method

  1. Add the ingredients to a blender. Blend on high for 30 seconds or until fully incorporated.
  2. Use a nut milk bag to strain your coconut milk into a large bowl, discarding the pulp.
  3. Pour the milk into a glass jar and store in the fridge.

For the Coconut Cream method

  1. Using 1 can of coconut cream, scoop out the thick cream and add to a blender with water and any desired flavorings.
  2. Blend on high until fully incorporated. Pour into a glass jar.

For the Almond Cow method

  1. Add the shredded coconut, date, and salt to the collector cup.
  2. Fill the base of the Almond Cow to the minimum fill line with water. Add vanilla extract.
  3. Connect the collector cup to the top of the Almond Cow and close. Press the button and let it do its magic!
  4. Once the light stops blinking, remove the top of the Almond Cow and pour the milk into a glass jar (no straining required!)
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Category: Drinks
  • Method: No Cook
  • Cuisine: Global

Keywords: homemade coconut milk

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