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A Jar of Cashew Cream and Raw Cashews Scattered on a Napkin
Cashew Cream
Prep Time
10 mins
Soak time
4 hrs
Total Time
4 hrs 10 mins

Two ingredients are all you need to make this super easy vegan cashew cream! It whips up in minutes and is the perfect dairy-free substitute for heavy cream in your favorite recipes.

Course: Sauce
Cuisine: American
Keyword: dairy substitute, vegan cream
Servings: 8
Calories: 98 kcal
Author: Alissa Saenz
  • 1 cup raw cashews, soaked in water 4-8 hours, drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 cup water, plus more as needed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, plus more to taste
  1. Place the cashews and 1/4 cup of water into the bowl of a food processor fitted with an s-blade.

  2. Blend to a smooth paste, stopping to scrape down the sides of the bowl as needed.

  3. Add additional water, a bit at a time and blending between additions until the desired consistency is reached.

  4. Season with salt and blend in any additional seasonings, if using.

Nutrition Facts
Cashew Cream
Amount Per Serving
Calories 98 Calories from Fat 71
% Daily Value*
Fat 7.9g12%
Saturated Fat 1.6g8%
Sodium 150mg6%
Potassium 97mg3%
Carbohydrates 5.6g2%
Fiber 0.5g2%
Sugar 0.9g1%
Protein 2.6g5%
Calcium 10mg1%
Iron 1.1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.