Recipe: Homemade Coconut Milk

Recipe: Homemade Coconut Milk
    Equipment Needs and Ingredients:

  • Nut milk bag
  • High-speed blender (VitaMix preferable)
  • 4 cups hot water
  • 2 cups shredded coconut
  • Large glass or metal bowl
  • 1 quart (or larger) glass storage container for coconut milk



  1. Heat 4 cups of water until hot, but not bubbling; pour into blender.
  2. Add 2 cups of shredded coconut.
  3. Blend on HIGH for 3-4 minutes until it gets very creamy.
  4. Line bowl with mesh nut milk bag and pour in mixture.
  5. Let cool for a 30 minutes.
  6. Pick up bag and gently squeeze the bag until all the liquid is released; discard the cooked coconut.
  7. Pour into glass storage container.
  8. Add vanilla, cocoa powder, and/or strawberries if you’d like to add flavor.
  9. Shake well before serving.
  10. Enjoy!

NOTE: Keeps up to five days in refrigerator.