Cashew Cream

Blend up cashews with water to replace cream in soups, sauces, and desserts. Cashew cream
Yield about a cup
Time 5 minutes
  • blender
  • fine-mesh colander
  • 1 cup raw cashews, soaked for 2-4 hours OR ΒΌ c cashew butter
  • 1 cup water
Directions Place drained cashews and water in blender, and blend at high speed until smooth.

Strain the cashew cream, saving the bits of nuts for your next smoothie or cake.


You can make non-dairy cream with pretty much any type of raw nut. Personally, I like the creaminess of cashews and the richness of Brazil nuts.

Unfortunately, cashew cream curdles in coffee – I have yet to find a decent homemade non-dairy creamer.

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Cashew cream