Homemade Coconut Milk

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This recipe is straightforward, yet versatile. Use homemade coconut milk to cook, baking, consuming, or perhaps culturing!

Leftover coconut pulp may be used to make coconut flour. Make use of a dehydrator or oven on cheapest setting to dry the pulp. Fluff a couple of occasions throughout the drying process. For any fluffy, light flour, return the dried coconut flour towards the blender or perhaps a mixer and pulse to interrupt in the clumps. Use within any recipe that requires coconut flour.


2 cups unsweetened shredded coconut

4 cups water

1/2 teaspoon. guar gum (optional)


Heat water until warm, although not boiling.

Add coconut and tepid to warm water to blender. Blend on high-speed until smooth, about 1-2 minutes.

Strain the blended mixture using butter muslin or perhaps a nut milk bag. A good-weave cloth is more suitable, as twisting the very best tightly enables more milk to empty through.

To strained milk, add guar gum, if preferred, to create a smoother coconut milk for consuming, cooking, or making frozen treats. Pulse a couple of occasions in blender.

Refrigerate as much as five days.