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Cashew Cream

  By Kris Giovanini  , ,

March 22, 2016

Cashew cream is so simple to prepare and can be used in countless ways. Use it in place of sour cream, sweet cream or as the base for a dip or add it to soups and salad dressings.


1 cup raw and unsalted cashews

water to soak cashews

1/2 cup filtered water

pinch of salt


Soak the cashews in several cups of warm water (enough to cover by several inches) for 4 hours or overnight in the refrigerator

In the morning, drain the cashews and rinse

Place the cashews, 1/2 cup water and salt in a blender and blend until velvety smooth.

taste for additional salt.

Add another 1/2 cup water for a thinner consistency.

You can skip the soaking if you have a high speed blender.
For a savory cream, add 1 T nutritional yeast and spices/herbs of choice.
For a sweet cream, add agave nectar or maple syrup to taste.



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