Utilizing that coconut for all of its magical powers, the product innovators at So Delicious Dairy Free have come full circle with their line of coconut-based dairy-free products. First, they had us drooling over coconut milk ice cream, then they wowed us with So Delicious coconut yogurt, and now we have (drumroll please) … So Delicious coconut milk beverage!
Is it like coconut water? No, not at all. Is it coconut milk? Well, sort of. They have toned down the fat and richness of coconut milk to make a multi-purpose dairy-free beverage. It is not unlike soymilk or rice milk in purpose, yet in this reviewer’s opinion, much better.
Tasting Notes for So Delicious Coconut Milk Beverage
If I could only pick one point to rave about this new product, it would be its similarities to whole milk. It has a lovely richness and thickness. Overall, So Delicious Coconut Milk Beverage has 5g of fat per serving, which is reflected in its extremely smooth and perfectly rich texture that looks like a dream as it pours.
Rich, thick, and delightfully sweet with a hint of vanilla, I was immediately smitten by the drinkability of this more indulgent flavor. Since I am a coconut fan, I decided to run this beverage by my husband who has coconut-sensitive taste buds. His first reaction was, “ I don’t taste coconut at all; it tastes like vanilla ice cream!” This milk alternative is an excellent option for a sweet drink, shakes, and desserts.
The same bright-white color greeted my eyes, and a deliciously rich flavor met my taste buds. Without the extra sugars and vanilla, I could taste hints of coconut. Although it was definitely milder than coconut milk. I trialed it in a savory dish, and it was just a bit too sweet in nature. I think it would still work in places such as low fat curries and sweet potato soups. My favorite applications for this variety: dousing granola, blending smoothies, and hot chocolate. In my opinion, most milk alternatives seem to produce a somewhat watery hot cocoa, but this one adds that wonderful, full-bodied feel.
The Facts on So Delicious Coconut Milk
Certifications: So Delicious Coconut Milk is Certified Kosher DE, Certified Vegan, Certified Gluten Free, Certified Organic, and Non-GMO Verified.
Dietary Notes: By ingredients, So Delicious Coconut Milk is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, gluten-free, grain-free, nut-free, peanut-free, soy-free, vegan / plant-based, vegetarian, and paleo-friendly. Nonetheless, always read the ingredient statement and check with the company on their manufacturing processes for all varieties if potential allergen cross-contamination is an issue for you. Processes and labeling are subject to change at any time for any company / product.
For More Product Information: Visit the So Delicious website at sodeliciousdairyfree.com.