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vegan cashew cream as a vegan substitute for heavy cream
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Vegan Cashew Cream

A vegan cashew cream recipe made with only cashew nuts and water. Use this sauce as a basic ingredient for many dishes or as a vegan substitute for heavy cream.
Course Sauce & Condiments
Cuisine Vegan
Keyword cashew cream sauce, vegan cream, vegan substitute for heavy cream
Prep Time 10 minutes
Soaking Time 2 hours
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1 Jar
Calories 829kcal
Author Aline Cueni

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (150g) cashew nuts
  • ½ cup (120ml) water

Instructions

  • Soak the cashew nuts in water for 2 hours. 
  • Add the rinsed nuts with the water to a food processor or high-speed blender. Mix for about 5 minutes until creamy. Scrape down the nuts using a spatula if necessary.
  • Store your cashew cream for up to five days in your fridge.

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Notes

  • Add more water for a more liquid sauce.
  • This is a basic recipe for cashew cream which you can use as a basic ingredient for many recipes. You can add salt or sugar and vanilla extract for taste if desired.
  • Use this cashew cream as a vegan substitute for heavy cream. Perfect for salad dressings, soup toppings, or to add to your tomato pasta sauce.

Nutrition

Calories: 829kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 65g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Sodium: 24mg | Potassium: 990mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 8g | Calcium: 55mg | Iron: 10mg