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Homemade Cashew Cream Recipe

  • Author: Steph Jenkins
  • Prep Time: 12 hours
  • Total Time: 12 hours
  • Yield: 1 cup
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Blend
  • Diet: Vegan

Description

A creamy dairy-free and vegan substitute for whipping cream that you can use in savory dips, creamy pasta, pudding-like desserts, and more!


Ingredients

  • 1 c. cashews (preferably raw)
  • 1/3 c. almond milk, broth, or water
  • 1/4 tsp. sea salt (Use the code kitchenstewardship for 15% off of your first purchase), to taste

Instructions

  1. Soak cashews overnight in water.
  2. If you’re short on time, you can boil the water first, then soak them for only 1 hour.
  3. Drain the cashews and pour them into a blender with the liquid and salt.
  4. Blend for a few minutes until smooth and creamy.
  5. Use cashew cream in pasta, savory dips, oil-free salad dressing, and dessert dips!

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/4 cup
  • Calories: 243
  • Sugar: 2 g
  • Sodium: 156 mg
  • Fat: 20 g
  • Saturated Fat: 7 g
  • Carbohydrates: 12 g
  • Fiber: 2 g
  • Protein: 6 g

Keywords: creamy, smooth