Instant Pot Almond Milk
Instant Pot Almond Milk is the faster method to making homemade almond milk. No soaking overnight, and you still get that incredible almond milk flavor your looking for.
Skip those late night store visits when you run out of milk, and prep and make your own. This homemade almond milk recipe is a favorite of mine.
Instant Pot Almond Milk
The best part of all is that it’s a great way to give your family a homemade nut milk with minimal effort on your part. You know I love wholesome and easy recipes that help me achieve that.
Is This Almond Milk Flavored
This recipe is for an unsweetened almond milk. You can actually sweeten it if you prefer added flavor to the nut milk.
Way To Flavor Homemade Almond Milk
Go in and add 1 tablespoon coconut oil, 2 tablespoons maple syrup, and 1 tablespoon vanilla and blend in as you do the blender part of the recipe. Or opt to add two pitted dates and blend.
This will sweeten and cream up your almond milk a lot!
What Does Almond Milk Taste Like
Almond milk of course is going to give you a nutty taste that is mild. It is going to have similar texture to regular milk. It is a great alternative to have or if you are looking for a nut milk to incorporate in diet.
Why Make Instant Pot Almond Milk
- No additives or preservatives
- Fast to make
- You control ingredients used
- Fresh and tasty
- Lactose Free option
- Lower in calories compared to cows milk
What Type of Almonds Do You Use For Almond Milk
You will want to use raw almonds. You can find these at most grocery stores with no problem. Just make sure they are raw and not like salted or roasted almonds.
How Long Does Almond Milk Take to Cook In Instant Pot
You will cook your almonds for 4 minutes in the pressure cooker followed by a quick release. Now take into consideration you need to factor your pot coming to pressure.
Why Do You Remove Peels On Almonds For Almond Milk
Removing the peels doesn’t take a ton of time but it is a step you can’t skip over. Peeling your almonds will give you that silky smooth milk. Without peeling you would have skins floating all over in your milk, which would be less appealing. I easily removed mine while rinsing under cold water, after cooking.
Does It Matter What Type Of Water To Blend With
Yes it does. You don’t want to use say tap water on this. It will affect the flavor, so reach for a spring water. This will help add a pure and fresh taste to your dairy free milk.
Ways To Use Almond Milk
- Drink it
- Use as a replacement for dairy in recipes
- Pour in with oatmeal
- Make smoothies with it
- Eat cereal
- Use in coffee
You can use almond milk almost the exact same way as you would cows milk.
How Long Can You Store Homemade Almond Milk
Store your almond milk in the refrigerator for up to 4 days. Because there are not preservatives you won’t get the long shelf line dates as store bought.
You can also freeze any milk in a container or sealable bag. Just ensure you leave room for it to expand. Store in freezer for up to 3 months.
- 1 Cup Raw Almonds
- 1 Cup Water
- 4 Cups Filtered Water
- Add 1 cup of water (tap okay) & almonds
- Close your lid and set to sealing.
- Set your pot to manual high pressure for 4 minutes. Once cooking cycle completes do a quick release.
- Drain almonds and rinse under cool water while removing skins. They will peel off pretty easily while running under water.
- Pour peeled almonds and 4 cups of spring water into a strong powered blender.
- Blend for a full 4 minutes using the highest speed
- Strain using a nut milk bag or cheesecloth. Give it a few real good squeezes at the end to ensure you are getting all of the milk.
*Go in and add 1 tablespoon coconut oil, 2 tablespoons maple syrup, and 1 tablespoon vanilla and blend in as you do the blender part of the recipe. Or opt to add two pitted dates and blend.