How to make almond milk (plus almond meal) from the scratch step-by-step recipe with photos.
Almond milk is a great substitute for regular milk. The creamy texture and nutty flavour make it very flavourful and delicious. It is a great substitute for making drinks like hot chocolate if you are allergic to dairy.
Almonds are rich in healthy fat, fiber, protein, and vitamin E. A handful of almonds makes a great healthy snack. Making almond milk at home is really simple. While there are several brands that sell almond milk, it is very simple to make almond milk at home. Plus, the leftover pulp can be used to make almond meal which can be used for baking cookies, cake, crackers, and even bread.
Storing almond milk and almond meal
The almond milk stays fresh for up to five days when stored in the refrigerator. I highly recommend making small batches and using it up within five days.
The almond meal can be store in an air-tight container in the refrigerator. It stays fresh in the refrigerator for up to 10 days. It can also be kept in freezer-safe bag and frozen for up to three months.
Recipes to try with almond meal
You can sweeten the almond milk with either honey or dates for a perfectly healthy drink. Almond meal can be used in various recipes including cookies, bread, and also burfi (Indian-style fudge). Not just in sweet dishes, they can also be used to make savoury crackers. You can find some innovative recipes for using almond meal below.
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How to make almond milk (plus almond meal) step-by-step recipe with photos
1. Soak almonds in sufficient water
2. Blend the soaked almonds
3. Blend for 2-3 minutes
4. Pour it onto the muslin cloth
5. Squeeze out the almond milk
6. Almond milk ready to be stored in refrigerator
7. Spread the leftover almond pulp onto a baking tray and bake until it is completely dry
8. Almond meal is ready to be used
How to make almond milk (plus almond meal)
To make the almond milk:
To make the almond meal: