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5 Good Reasons To Make Your Own Nut-Milk (+How To Do It)

To make your own nut-milk you need a reasonably good blender. A high-speed blender will be the best choice. And a nut milk bag. These can be bought at the organic shop or health shop. Alternatively you can use a clean dish-washing towel in a sieve.
Course Nut-Milk
Servings 1 liter


  • Place nut-milk bag
  • high-speed blender


  • 1 cup of nuts, almonds, hazelnuts etc. soaked in filtered water for at least 8 hours, the drained
  • 3 cups of water
  • pinch salt
  • some sweetener of your choice if desired
  • 1 additional cup of water


  • Blend the nuts with approx. half the amount of water until they are ground very fine.
  • Add the remaining water and keep blending for a little longer.
  • Place nut-milk bag (or sieve with clean dish-washing towel) over a bowl and pour the blended mixture into it.
  • Then take the nut-milk bag and gently knead it until most of the fluid is pressed out. Then press it a little more tightly but not too hard (in my experience your nut-milk bag might not last that long if you put too much pressure onto it).
  • Pour the finished nut-milk into a glass jar. Add the additional cup of water into the nut-milk bag and let it soak a little. Then repeat step 4.
  • Pour into the jar, cover with lid and store in fridge. Shake well before using.


Enjoy! :)
Keyword Almond, dairy-free, Hazelnut, Nut-Milk