Homemade Coconut Milk
Recipe type: Drinks
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Serves: 2-4
21 DSD, gluten free, paleo, vegan, nut free, dairy free, egg free, AIP friendly
  • 1 cup shredded unsweetened coconut
  • 2 cups filtered water, divided
  • ½ tsp cinnamon (optional)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract (optional)
  • honey or maple syrup to taste (optional, leave out for 21DSD)
  1. Place coconut in a bowl with 1 cup warm (not hot) filtered water and let soak for 30 minutes
  2. Pour coconut and soaking water into a high speed blender along with additional cup of water
  3. Blend on high for about 1-2 minutes
  4. Place cheesecloth or nut milk bag over bowl or wide mouth jar and pour in coconut milk
  5. Squeeze the cheesecloth or nut milk bag until no more liquid comes out
  6. Store in refrigerator
  7. Makes about 2 cups
Recipe by Vibrant Life Army Wife at https://vibrantlifearmywife.com/homemade-coconut-milk/