For best results use your Breville Boss To Go blender
Soaking is optional, however it is thought that soaking may make nuts more easily digested. If you chose to soak, place almonds in a bowl with 2 cups of filtered water. Cover in the fridge overnight to soak (minimum 8 hours). Drain and rinse well
Place almonds and 375ml filtered water into tumbler and secure blades. Lock into motor base and blend for 60 seconds
Pour into a nut milk bag over a bowl (or fine strainer lined with a double layer of muslin), and squeeze out as much liquid as possible. Discard the remaining fibre
Stir salt or sweetener into the milk
Transfer to an airtight container and place in the fridge to chill thoroughly before serving. Store in the fridge and use within 3 days. Shake or stir before serving
Tips & Hints:
For vanilla nut milk, stir in 1/4 teaspoon vanilla bean paste, or a dash of vanilla extract to the milk after straining.
You can easily substitute the almonds in this recipe for cashews, pistachios, macadamias, or hazelnuts.