How to make cashew butter

Posted on Nov 20 2012 at 12:58:32 PM in How-To

If you like cashews, you'll love homemade cashew butter. The creamy sweetness combined with the fresh cashew flavor is out of this world. Try it on some toast, muffins or bagels for breakfast, or use it as adelicious dip with fresh veggies. Make a double batch, because it will disappear quickly. Difficulty: Moderate Things You'll Need: *. 3 cups freshly roasted cashews, unsalted *. 4 tbs. walnut oil or vegetable oil *. 1/2 tsp. salt *. 2 tbs. honey Instructions 1. Place the roasted cashews in a food processor or a blender container. 2. Set the food processor to "Pulse," or if you're using a blender, turn it to "Medium"speed. While it's running, gradually add the walnut or vegetable oil and honey, a little bit at a time. 3. Turn the food processor or blender off and use a rubber spatula to scrape down the sides. Turn it back on and add enough additional walnut or vegetable oil , about a teaspoon at a time, to make the cashew butter a smooth and creamy consistency. 4. Add additional salt and honey, according to taste. 5. Place the cashew spread in a sealed container and store it in the refrigerator until you're ready to use it. Allow it to warm to spreading consistency before each use

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Created: Nov 20 2012 at 12:58:32 PM
Updated: Nov 20 2012 at 12:58:32 PM
Category: How-To
Language: English