Here’s a (grownup) chocolaty twist on almond milk – not too sweet, delightfully nutty and utterly refreshing!
- 1 1/4 cup almonds
- 1l water
- 2 tbsp raw organic cacao powder
- 2 dates, pitted
- 1 tsp natural vanilla extract
Remove pits from dates and throw all ingredients into the blender.
Blend on full blast for a couple of minutes, until all the almonds have blended in entirely.
Pour the liquid through a fine mesh, cheesecloth or sieve to remove any remaining pieces of almond & enjoy!
Store in fridge and it should keep for 4 days.
Also, this chocolate version tends to separate a bit in the fridge (which the plain almond version didn’t do at all), so you might want to store it in a container/bottle that is easy to shake before pouring.
Tip: if you want to make a refreshing cool drink for immediate consumption, add 1/2 of the water in as ice.