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Course Drinks
Servings 2 cups


  • 6 Medjool dates pitted
  • 1 can 13.5 ounces full-fat coconut milk
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon sunflower oil or another neutral tasting oil that is liquid at room temperature
  • tiny pinch of fine sea salt


  1. If your dates are very soft proceed to the next step. If your dates are a little on the dry side, place them in a small bowl and cover them with boiler water for 5-10 minutes. Drain.
  2. In a blender, combine the dates coconut milk, vanilla, sunflower oil, and sea salt. Blend on high until you have a smooth and thick liquid with minimal chunks of visible dates.
  3. Over a medium bowl, strain the mixture with a fine-mesh strainer.  Store the creamer in a jar with a tight-fitting lid for one week.

Recipe Notes

This recipe is from The First Mess Cookbook