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Homemade Oat Milk Recipe

Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 6 cups
Calories: 122kcal
Make up a batch of homemade oat milk in a few minutes with just a few basic ingredients. This plant-based milk has a creamy texture, and is a great healthy and vegan alternative to dairy milk. Use it in your favorite drinks and recipes, it's so great to have on hand in your fridge!
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  • 2 cups old-fashioned oats 200 grams
  • 6 cups ice water 1,362 grams
  • teaspoon kosher salt


  • 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup 39 grams, plus more to taste
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 4 grams, plus more to taste


  • Place the oats, ice water, and salt in a large blender. Blend for 30 seconds.
    2 cups old-fashioned oats, 6 cups ice water, ⅛ teaspoon kosher salt
    ingredients for oat milk in a blender
  • Add the maple syrup and vanilla (if using) and blend again for 10-15 seconds to incorporate.
    2 tablespoons pure maple syrup, 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
    oat milk in a blender after blending
  • Strain the milk through a fine mesh sieve or cheesecloth into a large bowl. Discard the pulp and strain the milk through the sieve again, into a large mason jar or pitcher.
    oat milk strained through a wire sieve over a bowl
  • Use immediately or seal the container and refrigerate for up to 5 days.



  • This recipe makes about 6 cups of oat milk. The recipe is easily doubled.
  • Be sure to use iced water for this recipe for the best results.
  • If you don't have a large blender, you can blend it in batches in a smaller one.
Storage: Store oat milk in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 122kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 0.3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 63mg | Potassium: 114mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 1mg