What Does Soy Milk Taste Like?

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Wondering what soy milk is like? In this article, we're describing the taste and texture, how to store it and more. Read on for answers to your pressing questions, plus cool recipe tips with impressive results.

Let's take a look...

 

Usually, soy milk has a very specific taste that's more apparent in plain or unsweetened versions than the flavored kinds. 

You could call it beany like soybeans, but not in an offensive way. It's typically mild, and soy milk has long been a popular nondairy beverage.

How prominent the beany flavor is often depends on the brand. But sugar can be behind a more neutral or sweeter-tasting milk. If that's not what you're looking for, you can sweeten it yourself with stevia or any natural sweetener you prefer.

Soy Milk Texture 

Most soy milks are decently thick, thicker than almond milk, but perhaps about the same as cashew milk (or a teensy bit thinner).

Soy milk is smooth and rich, so it makes a great coffee creamer as well as a reliable cooking and baking ingredient. Of the plant milk options, this is one of the most adaptable.

Does Soy Milk Taste Like Real Milk? 

If you're ditching dairy and looking for a comparable vegan milk, soy milk is probably not it. It's not that it's too strong, because it's relatively neutral. 

It's just that it might not fool you in a blind taste test, but most plant milks probably wouldn't. Then again, most aren't trying to, anyway. There are lots of different types of milk, just like there are lots of different kinds of fruits and vegetables to enjoy. 

Still, soy milk has nearly all the same characteristics of dairy milk. It's rich, creamy, mild in flavor and delicious in coffee, tea and cereal.

 

How Long Does Soy Milk Stay Good After Opening? 

 

Here's a basic soy milk recipe that only requires soybeans and water.

Black sesame seeds turn soy milk into a bold, striking beverage. or make.

Wrap Up 

Soy milk is a fabulous multipurpose vegan milk in the kitchen. There's a little more involved in making soy milk than nut milk, but it's worth it if you want the freshest, best quality.

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