Homemade oat milk

Oatmeal milkIf you’re a oatmeal lover like me you should definitely try oat milk. You’ll love it. The recipe is super simple, while the result is just wow. All you need to have is a blender, a fine sieve, and a large bowl.

The oat milk is sweet, grainy, and a little grassy the way a bowl of oatmeal would taste. I use it in coffee, smoothies, to make hot cocoa, or just warm a little bit add a bit of cinnamon and drink it as it is. I’ve read it may be used like normal milk in baked goods, puddings etc, but haven’t tried it yet.

Time : 5 min

Ingredients :

  • 4 cups water
  • 1 cup oatmeal
  • A pinch of salt

Using 1 cup of old fashioned oats to 3 cups of water was my favourite ratio (so far). You play around with the recipe and find what ratios work best for you.

Directions :

  1. Soak the oatmeal in 1 cup of water for 30 minutes
  2. Rinse the oats and place them in the blender with 3 cups of water and a pinch of salt
  3. Blend for 1-2 minutes
  4. Place a fine sieve over a large bowl and pour the oat milk very slowly into the sieve.
  5. Pour the milk on glass jars or bottles and keep in the fridge for 3-4 days

Homemade milk does separate since there are no added emulsifiers, so be sure to give your milk a very good shake (or stir) before using.

Don’t forget the pulp 🙂 never through it. Use it in your smoothies, porridge or baking goods.

Enjoy…

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