Almond Coconut Milk

Prep Time: 8 hrs

Cook Time: 2 mins

Total Time: 8 hrs 2mins

Course: Milk Substitute

Servings: 3 cups

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups filtered water + ½ cup for soaking
  • 1/2 cup raw almonds
  • 1 1/2 cups hot filtered water
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • Nut Milk Bag or double layer cheesecloth to strain the almond pulp out
  • Optional Flavor Additions to Taste
  • Vanilla extract
  • stevia or dates
  • Raw Cacao powder
  • pumpkin pie spice

Instructions

  1. Soak almonds overnight in ½ cup filtered water. Rinse almonds.
  2. Add 1.5 cup hot (not boiling) water and 1/2 c unsweetened dry & shredded coconut to blender jar and let sit for 15 minutes or until cool.
  3. Add soaked almonds plus 1.5 cups filtered water and secure lid.
  4. Blend on a Medium to Medium-High speed for 50 seconds. Wait about 10 seconds and run through the same cycle 1 more time.
  1. Strain using a nut milk bag or double layer cheesecloth to strain the almond pulp out

You can add a touch of vanilla and stevia or other flavor options if you like, but go easy because it tastes great without them!

Source: blendingbabes.com