Freshly Pressed Almond Mylk

Making your own plant-based mylk may seem daunting at first but magically turning almonds into mylk is actually easier than you could imagine. All you need is almonds and water plus a sweetener of your choice and a pinch of salt then after a bit of soaking, blending and straining… Boom! You’ve got yourself a batch of delicious, creamy, homemade almond mylk. Not only is it super nutritious but it’s also amazingly versatile; from a splash in your morning coffee to a pour on some crunchy granola, this almond mylk is the perfect addition to your morning.

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Ingredients

1 cup almonds

3 ½ cups water

1 tbsp maple syrup* (or to taste)

Pinch of pink himalayan salt

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Method

Place almonds in a large bowl and cover with cold water. Leave the almonds to soak for at least 12 hours or overnight.

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Drain the water from the almonds then add the almonds, water, maple syrup and salt to a high speed blender.

Blend for at least 1 minute until it is smooth and creamy.

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Place a nut mylk bag or muslin cloth in a large bowl. Pour the contents of the blender into the bag.

Gently squeeze the nut mylk bag until no more liquid remains in the bag.

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Pour the almond mylk into a sealed bottle or jar and store in the fridge for up to five days.

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*Available in-store only.

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