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Barista Oat Milk Blend

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Prep

2 hours 6 minutes

Yield

2 servings

This delicious homemade barista oat milk blend is a perfect way to replace expensive cafe drinks or unhealthy plant-based milk by making it yourself.

This barista oat milk recipe will take that delicious, creamy oat milk you get at the coffee shop and elevate it right at your own home. You don’t need to spend a fortune on bougie oat milk or fancy drinks from the coffee shop. With this oat milk recipe, you can do it right from home.

Maria making barista oat milk in a bowl

Why you’ll love this oat milk:

  • Easy: Yes this recipe is a little bit more time-consuming, but it’s super easy to make your own oat milk at home
  • Cheaper: Oat milk can be so pricey. This is a more cost-efficient way to make it at home
  • Healthier: Lots of oat milk are loaded with fillers, gums, artificial ingredients, etc. by making it at home you guarantee to know exactly what it’s made out of
  • Versatile: I’ve included some ideas on how to use this milk at home below in the recipe box
Ingredients for barista oat milk on counter

Ingredients:

Oats: Did you know that oats are among the healthiest grains on earth? They’re gluten-free, whole grain, and a great source of important vitamins, minerals, fiber, and antioxidants.

Cashews: Cashews add some protein to this homemade oat milk recipe. They are also rich in fiber, protein, and healthy fats.

Barista oat milk in a belnder

How to make barista oat milk:

  1. Soak the cashews for 1 – 2 hours.
  2. Drain and rinse the cashews.
  3. Transfer to a blender along with the coconut flakes, oats, salt, and filtered water.
  4. Blend until smooth.
  5. Strain through a milk bag or cheesecloth into a medium-sized bowl.
  6. Pour into glasses and enjoy!!
  7. OR if you are going to make one of the flavored editions, blend the milk with the ingredients listed and pour over ice if specified. Note: the iced coffee is better if you add the milk in after the coffee if poured over ice.
  8. Adjust flavors to taste and enjoy!
Close-up of barista oat milk in a blender

Expert Tips & FAQ:

Use the pulp: Save the pulp from straining to use in granola bars, muffins, or mix into your morning cereal or oatmeal!

Customize: Customize this milk HOWEVER you’d like! Choose your favorite flavor! Use this milk, and the flavored ones, for your cereal, in your baked goods, etc. Have so much fun with it! ALL delicious!!

Substitute Cashews: You can try this recipe with any nut you wish. There are so many options!

Storage: Enjoy immediately or store in a jar in the fridge for up to 3 days.

Can you bake with oat milk? Yes! You can swap out any dairy milk for oat milk 1:1.

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Barista Oat Milk Blend

4.37 from 19 votes
This delicious homemade barista oat milk blend is a perfect way to replace expensive cafe drinks or unhealthy plant-based milk by making it yourself.
Prep Time 2 hrs 6 mins
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Course Vegan Breakfast
Cuisine Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings 2 servings
Calories 395 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup raw cashews soaked
  • ½ cup unsweetened coconut flakes
  • cup rolled oats
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 3 ¼ cups filtered water

To Make Iced Coffee,

  • 2 cups coffee or decaf
  • 2 tbsp. maple syrup
  • 1 dash of cinnamon
  • ½ cup homemade milk
  • 2 cups ice cubes

To Make Iced Chocolate Milk,

  • ¼ cup Nutella
  • 2 tbsp. maple syrup
  • 3 cups homemade milk
  • 2 cup ice cubes

To Make Strawberry Milk,

  • 1/3 cup strawberry jam
  • 1 tbsp. maple syrup
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 3 cups homemade milk

To Make Cinnamon-Date Milk,

  • 2 mejooled dates
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 3 cups homemade milk

Instructions
 

  • Soak the cashews for 1 – 2 hours.
  • Drain and rinse the cashews.
  • Transfer to a blender along with the coconut flakes, oats, salt, and filtered water.
  • Blend until smooth.
  • Strain through a milk bag or cheese cloth into a medium-sized bowl.
  • Pour into glasses and enjoy!!
  • OR if you are going to make one of the flavoured editions, blend the milk with the ingredients listed and pour over ice if specified. Note: the iced coffee is better if you add the milk in after the coffee if poured over ice.
  • Adjust flavours to taste and enjoy!!!

Video

Notes

Save the pulp from straining to use in granola bars, muffins, or mix into your morning cereal or oatmeal!
Customize this milk HOWEVER you’d like! Choose your favourite flavour!
Use this milk, and the flavoured ones, for your cereal, in your baked goods, etc. Have so much fun with it! ALL delicious!!
You can try this recipe with any nut you wish. There are so many options!
Enjoy immediately or store in a jar in the fridge for up to 3 days.

Nutrition

Serving: 1 | Calories: 395kcal | Carbohydrates: 27.5g | Protein: 10.1g | Fat: 33.8g | Saturated Fat: 13.8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 13.2mg | Fiber: 4.5g | Sugar: 3.6g
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Kris

Would also like to know if this freezes ok?
That much time for that little amount of servings just isn’t doable for a busy person. Especially with it only being ok in the fridge for 3 days. Would definitely prefer to make it in bulk.

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