New this month
Get the Allrecipes magazine

Coconut Milk

"Forgot to buy a can of coconut milk? You can make your own! It is gluten-free and dairy-free. Works best for soups and curries. I used a Blendtec® blender. Use coconut milk within 3 days."
Added to shopping list. Go to shopping list.


10 m servings 102 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings

On Sale

What's on sale near you.


Sort stores by

We're showing stores near
Update Location
(uses your location)

May we suggest



{{model.addEditText}} Print
  • Prep

  • Ready In

  1. Blend coconut flakes in a blender until powdery, scraping down the sides as needed. Add water and blend on medium-high speed for 45 seconds. Blend 2 or 3 more times for a thicker and creamier milk.
  2. Strain milk through a metal strainer into a container with a lid. Cover container and refrigerate.


  • Editor's Note:
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount for the coconut. The actual amount of coconut consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 102 calories; 10 g fat; 3.7 g carbohydrates; 1.1 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 8 mg sodium. Full nutrition

Similar: RecipesVideosCategoriesArticles

Similar: {{title}} recipes videos categories articles


Read all reviews 5
Most helpful
Most positive
Least positive

Once you make this, just once, you will convince yourself to never buy canned again. After reading what additives are in most (even organic) canned coconut milk, I decided to try this. Apart fro...

I loved it. Especially since my family has a lot of health issues. It was the best.

Excellent! Recipes should be rated for the recipe's quality, otherwise don't rate!!

My son is lactose intolerant so I decided to try him on this and it is wonderful!

my blender wouldn't blend it into a fine enough powder. any other suggestions?