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Easy Homemade Cashew Butter

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Easy Cashew butter

I used to buy a lot of cashew butter from the grocery store. One day, I decided to make my own homemade cashew butter recipe that wasn’t full of oil or other preservatives. A few ingredients create creamy magic.

Cashew Butter

Cooking Tips:

You can buy roasted cashews or you can buy raw unsalted unroasted cashews.

I like to unroasted, unsalted cashews.

How do you roast cashews?

You can roast your cashews as light, medium or dark. The option’s yours. Each brings its different flavor to the party.

Light Roast: Bake for 7 minutes.
Medium Roast: Bake for 10 minutes.
Dark Roast: Bake for 15 minutes.

What is cashew butter?

Cashew butter is a nut butter used as a substitute for peanut butter or almond butter. You can make the cashew butter in a food blender or food processor. This tip is for food processors: Add cashews to a food processor, blitz on high for 1 minute. Scrape the processor, add the oil and salt, then blitz on high for 5 minutes, until smooth.

How do you make cashew butter?

Add the cashews, oil, and salt to a food blender, blitz on medium for 30 to 45 seconds, until crumbled. Scrape the blender down, then blitz on high for 3 minutes, until smooth.

How can you use cashew butter?

Anywhere you would use peanut butter, cashew butter is an excellent substitute. Shakes, milkshakes, protein shakes, a dipping sauce, for a snack, in cookies, on waffles, or anywhere you love.

Can you make ahead?

Pantry: Cashew Butter: Store cashew butter in an airtight container in a cool dark place for 60 days.

Fridge: Cashew Butter: Store cashew butter in an airtight container in the fridge for 4 months.

Cashew Butter

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Substitution Options:

If you buy unroasted cashews, roast in a 350°F oven for 5-8 minutes.

Common One to One Substitutions:
Oil of Choice = Avocado Oil
Almonds or Peanuts = Cashews
Salted Cashews = Omit Salt in Recipe

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what to serve with Cashew Butter?

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Recipe:

Cashew Butter

Cashew Butter

I used to buy a lot of cashew butter from the grocery store. One day, I decided to make my own homemade cashew butter recipe that wasn’t full of oil or other preservatives. A few ingredients create creamy magic.
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Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: nut butters
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 1 cup
Author: Kenneth

Ingredients

  • 1 cup unsalted roasted cashews
  • 1 ½ tablespoon avocado oil
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt

Instructions

  • Add the cashews, oil and salt to a food blender, blitz on medium for 30 to 45 seconds, until crumbled. Scrape the blender down, then blitz on high for 3 minutes, until smooth.

Notes

For a thicker cashew butter use 2 teaspoons of oil. You can double this recipe for more cashew butter.

If you make this recipe, make sure to take a picture and share it on Instagram or Facebook and tag me @kennethtemple so we all can see that deliciousness!

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