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DIY Coconut Milk
Making your own coconut milk isn't hard at all, and you'll love having control over the ingredients.
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Renee - www.raisinggenerationnourished.com
unsweetened coconut shreds
shreds work better than flakes in my experience
brought to a boil
Optional splashes of vanilla or almond extract to flavor
Put the coconut in a large mixing bowl, and pour the boiling water over the coconut shreds.
Cover the bowl with a towel and let it steep 2-3 hours.
Pour the water/coconut shred mixture into a blender and blend about a minute.
Pour the blended coconut/water mixture into a
over a bowl and squeeze out the milk.
Store the milk in the fridge for a week, or in the freezer for months. Shake the coconut milk before serving –the cream will separate.
Save the leftover coconut shreds to use in your baking (
, etc), your
, or dehydrate and grind into coconut flour.