Homemade Coconut Milk
Adapted from a recipe by Tropical Traditions. Makes 1.5 cups (approx 375mL). To Serve: Refrigerate your coconut milk and use it in cooking, baking and tea/coffee. What to do with the leftover coconut flesh? Add it to your baked goods or try making coconut flour!
- 2 cups hot water
- 1 cup coconut flakes
- Add coconut flakes to blender. Pour in water and allow flakes to soak for 2 minutes.
- Blend for 2 minutes.
- Pour mixture through a straining cloth (muslin cloth, cheesecloth, a (clean!) thin tea towel, or an un-used chux cloth) and into a bowl.
- Squeeze cloth well to extract all coconut milk.