COCONUT MILK AND CREAM

1
Eddie Jordan

By
@EDWARDCARL

Making coconut milk or cream is easy and quite fun. I think it taste better than the can milk

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
Makes 1/2 cup of milk and 1/2cup of cream
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Convection Oven

Ingredients

  • 1
    coconut, see cooks note
  • FOR THE MILK

  • 2 oz
    freshley grated coconut, approximately 1/2 cup
  • 1/2 c
    boiling 2 percent milk
  • FOR THE CREAM

  • 4 oz
    freshly grated coconut, arrroximately 1 cup
  • 1/2 c
    boiling 2 percent milk

How to Make COCONUT MILK AND CREAM

Step-by-Step

  1. COOKS NOTE: To open a coconut: Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Place the coconut onto a folded towel, set down in a large bowl. Find the 3 eyes on 1 end of the coconut and using a nail or screwdriver and a hammer, hammer holes into 2 of the eyes.
  2. Turn the coconut upside down over a container and drain the water from the coconut, store the water in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to a week.
  3. Place the coconut onto a 1/2 sheet pan and bake in the oven for 15 minutes. Remove from the oven the coconut should have cracked in several places
  4. Using an oyster knife or other dull blade, separate the hard shell from the brown husk. Using a serrated vegetable peeler peel brown husk from the coconut meat.
  5. Rinse the coconut meat under cool water and pat dry. Break the meat into 2 to 3 inch pieces. With the grater disk attached to a food processor grate the coconut.
  6. FOR THE MILK:

    Place 2 ounces of the coconut into a small mixing bowl and pour over the boiling milk. stir to combine. Cover tightly and allow to sit 1 hour. Transfer the mixture to the carafe of a blender and process for 1 minute.
  7. Place a tea towel over a mixing bowel and carefully pour the mixture into it. Gather up the edges and squeeze until all of the liquid has been removed. Discard the coconut. use the milk immediately or store in the refrigerator for up to 2 day.
  8. FOR THE CREAM: Repeat the same procedure as above only using 4 ounces of freshly grated coconut.

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About COCONUT MILK AND CREAM

Course/Dish: Drinks Cakes Pies Puddings
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #rice



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