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The Best Iced Coffee with Homemade Almond Macadamia Nut Milk


Description

Adapted from this Almond and Macadamia Nut Milk.


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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup blanched almonds
  • 1/4 cup raw macadamia nuts
  • 6 pitted dates
  • 2 1/2 cups water

Instructions

  1. Blanch your almonds to remove the skin (if they’re not already blanched) — Place almonds in a bowl. Pour boiling water to barely cover almonds. Let the almonds sit for exactly 1 minute. Drain, rinse under cold water, and drain again. Pat dry and slip the skins off.
  2. Combine almonds, macadamia nuts and dates in a storage container. I used a Weck jar. Add water, cover, and let soak uncovered overnight at room temperature, around 12 hours.
  3. Pour the full mixture into a high powered blender and process on high for 3 to 4 minutes or until finely puréed. The nuts should be broken down into a very fine meal and the liquid will be white/milky.
  4. Strain the mixture through a nut milk bag into a bowl, squeezing hard until only solids remain. You should get about 21/2 cups of nut milk and it should be The very silky and creamy.
  5. Milk will keep in a seal container in the fridge for about five days. Shake before using. Save the leftover almond macadamia pulp and use it in another recipe like these Raw Cookie Dough Bites.