Cashew Cream is the Vegan Version of Heavy Cream

July 25, 2013

When a vegan is craving something rich and creamy with their dessert, they turn to cashew cream.  This vegan alternative to heavy whipping cream is simple and easy, especially with the help from a blender.  You can also flavor the cream with spices and various extracts.  Serve your cashew cream with fruit, on top of cake, or with your crumble.

Cashew Cream


Put the cashews in a bowl and add cold water to cover them. Cover the bowl and refrigerate overnight.
Drain the cashews and rinse under cold water.  In a blender, place the soaked cashews with enough fresh cold water to cover them. Blend until very smooth.  Strain the mixture through a fine mesh sieve.  For a thicker cream, use less water.

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