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How to make almond milk (plus almond meal)

Almond milk is a great substitute for regular milk. The creamy texture and nutty flavour make it very flavourful and delicious.
Prep Time10 mins
Soaking Time3 hrs
Total Time3 hrs 10 mins

Equipment

  • Large bowl
  • Blender
  • Muslin cloth
  • Baking tray

Materials

  • 1 cup almonds
  • 5-6 cups filtered water

Instructions

To make the almond milk:

  • Soak the almonds overnight in enough water. Alternatively, you can soak the almonds in hot water for 2-3 hours
  • Place a muslin cloth over a strainer and place the strainer over a large bowl. Set aside
  • Rinse the soaked almonds thoroughly and add to a blender. Add 3 cups water and blend it for 2-3 minutes
  • Pour the mixture onto the muslin cloth. Bring all the ends of the muslin cloth together and gently squeeze out the milk
  • Once all the milk is squeezed out, add the remaining water and adjust the consistency according to your preference
  • Refrigerate the almond milk

To make the almond meal:

  • Line a baking tray with baking sheet. Preheat oven at 60 degrees C
  • Take out the almond pulp from the muslin cloth and spread onto the baking tray
  • Put into the oven and let it dry completely (up to 2-3 hours)
  • Cool the almond meal completely and store refrigerated