How to make oak milk

How to make oak milk

Oat milk is one of the easiest non-dairy milks to make and takes just minutes to whip up with stuff you've already got - why not give it a go?



  • Blender / food processor
  • Sieve or muslin square
  • Bowl
  • Jug or storage jar



  • 75g oats
  • 700ml water
  •  teaspoon salt (that's a pinch - adjust it to taste)
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract (optional)
  • 1 tsp maple syrup (optional - for the sweet toothed among us)



  • Add the oats, water, vanilla, and salt to a blender and blitz for 30 seconds.
  • Place a fine mesh sieve or muslin square over a bowl and strain the milk. Unlike nut based milks you don't want to push the pulp through or press too hard or you'll end up with a slimy texture that's just not nice.
  • If you like your milks on the sweet side you can add a little maple or agave syrup to taste.
  • Pop it in the refrigerator to chill. If you want to drink your oat milk right away add a few cubes of ice - it's at it's best when cold.


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