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Vanilla Cashew Milk

Creamy and dreamy, this vanilla cashew milk is a delicious alternative to dairy milk. With just a few simple ingredients, you can create a rich and smooth milk that pairs perfectly with your morning cereal or as a base for smoothies.

Tasty Team
May 04, 2023
78% would make again

Under 30 minutes

Vanilla Cashew Milk

Under 30 minutes


for 4 cups

  • 1 cup raw unsalted cashew (130 g)
  • water, for soaking
  • 4 cups water (960 mL), filtered
  • 3 medjool dates, pitted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon himalayan sea salt

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 141
  • Fat 10g
  • Carbs 9g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Sugar 3g
  • Protein 4g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Add the cashews to a medium bowl with enough water to cover by 1 inch (2 ½ cm). Soak for 3–4 hours. Drain the cashews and discard the soaking water.
  2. Add the soaked cashews and filtered water to a high-powered blender. Blend, starting on low speed and gradually increasing the speed to high, for 1–2 minutes, until smooth and creamy.
  3. Add the dates, vanilla, and salt. Blend on low speed to combine.
  4. Transfer the cashew milk to an airtight container and chill before serving. The cashew milk will keep in the refrigerator for up to 6 days. If the milk separates, shake well before using.
  5. Enjoy!
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Vanilla Cashew Milk