Homemade Coconut Milk {RECIPE}

A while back, I experimented making some alternatives to cow’s milk because my little one seemed to have a problem with it. First, I made homemade almond milk, then I tried homemade coconut milk.


You need a fresh coconut, a cheese cloth, and a blender for this recipe. First, remove the flesh and juice from the coconut. For help, read about how to open a coconut. Pour coconut contents and 1 cup of water into your blender.

coconut milk

Blend on high for 5-10 minutes.

coconut milk

Pour into a bowl lined with a cheese cloth and squeeze until no more liquid remains. Move your fresh coconut milk into a mason jar or another container with a lid and drink within 3-5 days.

coconut pulp

The coconut pulp left over in the cheese cloth can be used for many different things. If you find a way to use it, great! Otherwise, you can discard it.

Homemade Coconut Milk from Fresh Coconut
A healthy alternative to cow's milk.
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  1. Flesh from coconut
  2. Juice from coconut
  3. 1 cup water
  1. Drain the juice and remove the flesh from the coconut. [See How to Open a Coconut]
  2. Add coconut flesh, coconut juice, and 1 cup of water to your blender.
  3. Blend on high for 5-10 minutes.
  4. Pour in a bowl lined with a cheese cloth.
  5. Squeeze the cheese cloth until you cannot squeeze anymore.
  6. Pour your coconut milk into a mason jar or container and enjoy within 3-5 days.
  1. You can find some great ways to use your remaining coconut pulp or discard it.
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If you enjoyed learning how to make homemade coconut milk, you also might like homemade almond milk.


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