How to Make Coconut Milk

Making homemade coconut milk from coconut flakes is super easy.

how to make coconut milk
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  • 2 cups organic dried and unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 4 ½ cups water
  • Pinch of unrefined sea salt


  1. Soak the coconut in the water, covered for 20 minutes.
  2. Transfer the coconut and water to a high speed blender, add a pinch of unrefined sea salt and process until smooth and creamy.
  3. Pour the mixture through a fine-mesh strainer or into a nut bag over a bowl. Press on the strainer with a wooden spoon or squeeze the nut bag to remove all the milk.
  4. Cover and refrigerate for up to 3 days.

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