Almond Milk (Almond Drink Base)

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins

You can make this at home, it's easy and heart healthy! It makes a geat base for smoothies and sauces. Nuts are used prolifically in Africa and Asia.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup almonds (you may blanch to remove skins if you like)
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon honey (or agave syrup or maple syrup)


  1. Add ingredients to blender. Process at low speed for 1 minute, and 3 minutes at high speed until smooth. Strain the mixture through cheese cloth to remove remaining solids.
  2. Refrigerate until ready to use.
Most Helpful

Delicious! Creamy!! I used unblanched almonds and a bit extra honey per preference. I could almost drink it on it's own, we try to be dairy free. I will make this again most probably. UPDATE: made it vegan too with date syrup (dibis) it was good as well but I added a lot more than the 1 tsp. I think I slightly prefer it with the honey as per preference I will make this often both ways!

UmmBinat May 14, 2010

This was delicious!! Quick to make, as well. Thanks so much for posting! Made for the ZWT4 CAFE ZMAAK Gypsies team.

Annisette June 25, 2008

Very yummy. I cut this down to a 1 cup serving and made a fruit smoothie, adding just a bit more honey. It was delicous and would blend well with all kinds of flavors. Next time I'll make a full batch so I can experiment!

little_wing June 13, 2007