Cashew Nut Butter

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This nut butter can be used as a spread alone or with jam. It can also be used as in ingredient to make cashew cream or “cheesy” sauces or even to make super silky smoothies.

The main essential to making great nut and seed butters is a high powered food processor or blender. Also patience, patience, patience. Many recipes say add a little oil, but if you have a high powered blender, time, patience and faith you can often manage without.


Cashew Nut Butter
Cashew Nut Butter
Servings Prep Time
2jars 15minutes
Servings Prep Time
2jars 15minutes
Ingredients
Servings: jars
Units:
Ingredients
Servings: jars
Units:
Instructions
  1. Place nuts into a high powered blender.
  2. Mill the seeds for 1 minute. Stop the blender and scrape seeds off the sides if necessary.
  3. Blend the seeds for several minutes until it turns into a paste. Stop the blender and scrape seeds off the sides if necessary.
  4. If you want a smoother texture continue to blend for longer. I waited until mine was silky smooth and shiny with oil.
  5. Put the butter into jars, add the lids and leave to cool.
Recipe Notes


Nutrition Facts
Cashew Nut Butter
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1383 Calories from Fat 990
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 110g 169%
Saturated Fat 19g 95%
Polyunsaturated Fat 20g
Monounsaturated Fat 59g
Sodium 30mg 1%
Potassium 1650mg 47%
Total Carbohydrates 75g 25%
Dietary Fiber 8g 32%
Sugars 15g
Protein 46g 92%
Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 10%
Iron 93%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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