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Homemade Coconut Milk


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 Recipe Information  
Category: Beverages
Recipe Created By: Kathy Przywara


 

 Ingredients  
4 cups shredded coconut
2 cups hot water


 Directions  
Whirl ingredients in a blender for a bit. Then dump that mess through a strainer lined with two layers of cheesecloth.

Let as much liquid drain out as possible. Gather up the cheesecloth and start squeezing to get all the liquid out you can. You can adjust the thickness by using more or less water.

You can get a second "pressing" out of the coconut shreds, but that will be much thinner milk.


 Notes  
Copyright © 2005 Kathy Przywara. All rights reserved. The copyright of this recipe is retained by the original recipe creator. If you would like to publish this recipe elsewhere in print or online, please contact us to find out how to obtain permission.


 Substitutions  
Fresh coconut or unsweetened dried coconut can be used.

Coconut: Although classified by the FDA as a tree nut, coconut is not a common allergen and is not related to tree nuts. If you have a tree nut allergy, consult your physician to find out if you need to avoid coconut.


 This recipe is free of:
 Milk  Peanut  Egg  Soy  Tree nut
 Gluten  Wheat  Fish  Shellfish  Sesame


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