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Coconut Milk

Rated as 4.38 out of 5 Stars

"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."
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10 m servings 102
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  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 3.7 1.1 0 8 Full nutrition

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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?