homemade vanilla almond milk

Homemade Vanilla Almond Milk

Author: Stephanie Kay

This vanilla almond milk recipe can be used as a base to create any flavour of almond milk. You could easily add cocoa powder for a chocolate flavour, or a mixture of cardamom, cinnamon, cloves and ginger for a fun chai spice!

  • Author: Stephanie Kay
  • Prep Time: 8 hours
  • Total Time: 8 hours
  • Yield: 4 cups 1x
  • Category: Drinks
  • Method: Blender
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan
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  1. Place almonds in a bowl and cover completely with water. Allow almonds to soak for 8-10 hours or overnight.
  2. Once almonds have soaked, there will be a murky film in the water, this is the phytic acid.
  3. Strain almonds and discard the water. Rinse the almonds well with cold water.
  4. Place rinsed almonds in a blender and add 4 cups of fresh filtered water.
  5. Blend nuts and water on  high for 1-2 minutes until almond are broken down into a fine meal.
  6. Using a nut milk bag or very fine sieve, strain the nut mixture into a large bowl or container.
  7. Set the almond pulp aside, allow to dry, and store for a later use.
  8. Pour the nut milk back into the blender and add the vanilla, cinnamon and sea salt.
  9. If you want to sweeten your almond milk, add the honey or dates now.
  10. Blend for another minute until well combined.
  11. Pour into a glass jar and store in the fridge for up to 1 week.
  12. Serve cold and enjoy!


Keywords: unsweetened, nutrition, healthy, easy