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Oat Milk

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"Creamy, full-bodied vegan milk made with oats and dates. This is a perfect solution for your coffee, cereal, or just satisfying that cookie-dunking craving. Using quick oats reduces preparation time. Cover and store in the refrigerator for up to 1 week. Shake before use."
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45 m servings 177
Original recipe yields 2 servings (2 cups)


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  1. Soak oats in enough cool water to cover them. Cover and set aside for 30 minutes.
  2. Drain the oats using a mesh colander. Combine oats, 3 cups water, and dates in a large bowl. Allow to sit undisturbed until skin on the dates softens, 10 to 15 minutes.
  3. Transfer oat mixture to a blender. Pulse the mixture a few times and then leave on medium-high speed until completely smooth, about 1 minute. Drain oat milk through a nut bag or cheesecloth to remove all solids. Serve cold or warm.


  • Cook's Notes:
  • This can be used for cooking or baking. However, omit the dates if preparing a savory dish.
  • If using rolled oats, the initial soaking time in step 1 should be overnight. Discard the water and follow the instructions from step 2 onwards.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 177 calories; 2.7 33.6 5.5 0 13 Full nutrition

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Easy good substitute for milk.

Delightfully simple! My batch yielded a whole quart!