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Homemade Almond Milk

Rated as 4.89 out of 5 Stars

"Almond milk is a delicious and healthier alternative to soy and cow milk. It's easy to make and very delicious. The longer you soak the almonds, the creamier the milk turns out."
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Ingredients

12 h 15 m servings 440 cals
Original recipe yields 2 servings (14 oz)

Directions

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  1. Place almonds in a bowl and pour in enough water to cover; soak at least 12 hours. Drain water.
  2. Blend almonds and 3 cups water in a blender on low speed for 10 seconds. Turn blender off for 5 seconds. Blend almonds and water on high speed for 60 seconds. Pour mixture through cheesecloth or a nut bag into a bowl. Discard the pulp or save for another use.
  3. Clean the blender and return milk to blender; add agave nectar and salt. Blend milk until smooth.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • Any sweetener, such as honey or maple syrup, can be substituted for the agave nectar.
  • Editor's Note:
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount for the almonds. The actual amount of almonds consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 440 calories; 36 g fat; 22 g carbohydrates; 15.1 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 177 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I made it as written except I used brown sugar instead of agave. I used a Vitamix to blend it and a nut bag to strain it. Then I put half back in the blender with two cups of additional water an...

I have made this several times. Once I had forgotten to soak the almonds overnight so I soaked them in very hot water for a few hours and it worked out very well. I have also added vanilla extra...

Worked like a charm! I left mine unsweetened for personal preferences. I followed the recipe quantities for almonds and water exactly. Mine rendered approximately 700 ml or roughly 24 ounces. I ...

Made this for the first time yesterday. Definitely going to make it again! Very easy and taste great. I did not add a sweetener but did add a pinch of salt and a half teaspoon of vanilla - oh so...

Great recipe that is very simple and easy to make! I soaked the almonds for about a full day before blending. I didn't have a cheesecloth nor a nut bag, so I just strained the mixture through a ...

Soaked the almonds until they couldn't absorb anymore water, then let them soak for longer. Blended, strained, reblend, strained until the remains looked a bit tan. Got a little over half a gall...

Easy to do, and tastes great. I'm a beekeeper, so I replaced the agave with our honey.

Made as written, and it is delicious! I will say this, I would have given 5 stars, but the almond flavor is more present here than in the store bought versions. This is not a bad thing, but I th...

Wonderful recipe, I love that it is sweetened with agave and not sugar like the store bought brands. I love sweetened almond milk better than regular milk, but I don't like the sugar so when I d...