Homemade Almond Milk

Homemade Almond Milk

Homemade Almond Milk

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Homemade almond milk that's thick, luscious, and bursting with flavor.

Almonds,

Ingredients:

  • raw almonds - 1 cup (135g), soaked
  • water - 3 cups (700 ml)

Instructions:

TOOLS:

  • A blender (Vitamix 5200 being shown in the video, A3500 is what we uses these days)
  • Filtration bag (this one from Vitamix website shown in video, but any one will do)

PREP:

  • Soak almonds in water for 8 – 12 hours
  • StrainĀ them (not with filtration bag, just a normal strainer)
  • Rinse soaked almonds with cold water

METHOD:

  • Add soaked almonds to your blender
  • Add water
  • Blend for 45 seconds
  • Pour everything through filtration bag and squeeze it all through
  • Serve chilled

NOTES:

  • You can store in the refrigerator up to four days
  • Save the pulp! Use it for baking or cooking

Useful tips for Homemade Almond Milk

Get a filtration bag. You will not be able to make homemade almond milk with cheese cloth. (We tried it recently while away and without our filtration bag. It was a total failure.)

Be sure to use raw almonds, not roasted.

Soaking almonds may seemĀ strange, but it’s actually quite simple. Put almonds into a bowl submerged in water.

And remember that you can use the pulp for enhancing baked goods. After all, there’s a ton of good nutrients left in that almond pulp.