This is a side view of a glass milk bottle on a white marble counter with white tile in the background. Inside the glass container is a white milk substance. The bottle is labeled "tigernut milk" and there are tigernuts scattered on the counter around the bottle. Recipe
DF Dairy-Free V Vegan

12 Dairy Free Milk Recipes: Tigernut Milk

It’s so simple to make creamy homemade nut or seed milk in 10 minutes! You can customize the flavor and sweetness to your liking!

Prep: 12+ hoursCook: 10 minTotal: 12+ hours 10 min
Servings: 4 cups 1x


  • 1 cup tigernuts
  • 4 cups water (plus more for soaking)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon agave nectar (optional – honey, maple syrup or a pitted date also works)


  1. Place the tigernuts in a glass container and fill it with water until the tigernuts are covered. Allow them to soak overnight for 12 hours or so. 
  2. Drain the tigernuts and place them in a blender along with the 4 cups water, vanilla, and agave nectar. 
  3. Blend for a couple minutes until the tigernuts are completely blended and incorporated into the water. 
  4. Place a nut milk bag inside a bowl and pour the tigernut milk through the nut milk bag to remove the pulp. Tigernut milk created A LOT of pulp!
  5. Discard the pulp and transfer the tigernut milk to an airtight pitcher or jar and chill in the fridge. 

Nutrition Info:

  • Serving Size: 1 cup
  • Calories: 63
  • Sugar: 5.6g
  • Sodium: 11mg
  • Fat: 2g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.4g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 10.9g
  • Fiber: 2.5g
  • Protein: 0.5g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
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