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Homemade Coconut Milk

Homemade Coconut Milk
  • Chill Time: 480 Minutes
  • Serving Size: 2 cups
  • Gluten Free
  • Vegan

Make your own homemade coconut milk with only 3 ingredients!


  • 1 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 2 cups water, plus more for soaking
  • Small pinch of salt


  1. Soak coconut overnight, or at least 8 hours, in water (cover coconut by 2” of water). Drain and rinse shredded coconut.
  2. Place coconut in a blender with 2 cups of cold water and small pinch of salt and blend on high until liquid and has a consistency of milk.
  3. Place a nut milk bag or a fine mesh sieve lined with cheesecloth over a jug or a bowl, and slowly pour the milk through.
  4. Save for another purpose or discard pulp left in cheesecloth.
  5. Will keep chilled for 3-5 days. Shake well before use.

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Samantha Gutmanis

Samantha Gutmanis

Samantha Gutmanis is a mom, wife, and always hungry. She spends her days with her three adorable daughters; cherishing every small moment with them. Samantha blogs over at My Kitchen Love and posts scrumptious photos at @MyKitchenLove. Life’s big celebrations and humble everyday moments often revolve around food, and brings her tremendous joy to cook for these occasions. It’s a good day when food, family and friends intersect. May you find inspiration in these recipes to create joyful moments for those you love!

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