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Homemade Coconut Milk

Homemade Coconut Milk

Makes 3 cups

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2 cups shredded unsweetened coconut

6-8 cups water (use less for thicker, creamer milk)

Pinch salt

Optional: 1 date

Option: ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

1. Blend all ingredients in a high-speed blender until smooth, 1-2 minutes.

2. Pour mixture over a large mixing bowl or pitcher covered with a nut milk bag. Squeeze bag strain out all liquid. Pulp can be saved for baked goods or added to smoothies.

3. Transfer to a sealed container and refrigerate for up to 5 days (sometimes more). Shake before use.


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