Sure, it’s convenient to go to the store and buy creams, but what fun is that? Plus, have you ever read the labels and checked out the additives? This recipe entails only a handful of natural ingredients and the slightest amount of effort. After one taste, we know you’ll agree — homemade is the way to go.
To sweeten this recipe, soak 1–2 dates in 1/2 cup + 1 Tbsp. water until pliable; process with cashews according to the recipe. Or, add maple syrup to the cream to taste.
PUTTING CASHEW CREAM TO WORK IN YOUR KITCHEN
Cashew cream is a great, dairy-free substitute for heavy cream. A few savory options, include: Alfredo sauce, white pizza sauce, and salad dressings. Add creamy body to, or drizzle on soups, or sub for sour cream or cream cheese. On the sweeter side: make a “milkshake” or smoothie, turn into icing, dollop on desserts, or mix with maple syrup for an oatmeal or pancake topper.
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