Making Nut Milk

Preparation info
  • Makes

    ¾ cup

    nut milk
    • Difficulty


Appears in

By Anne Willan

Published 1989

  • About

Coconut and almonds are the most popular nuts for nut milks, used to flavor stews, sauces, creams, ice creams and summer drinks.


  • 1 cup/250 ml hot water or milk or coconut liquid (for coconut milk)
  • 1


  1. In a small saucepan, pour the liquid over the nuts. Cover and leave over low heat, 30 minutes. Strain the milk into a bowl through a piece of cheesecloth.

  2. Gather the ends of the cheesecloth together and squeeze the cloth tightly with you