Cashew Cream

I prepared this recipe using a traditional home blender. After 2 to 3 minutes of blending the texture was fairly smooth with hardly any grit. A heavy duty or professional blender (like a Vitamix) will produce an even smoother texture and do it in a little less time as well.

Cashew Cream

About This Recipe

Active time:1 hour
Total time:1 hour 5 minutes
Special equipment:Blender
This recipe appears in: Use Cashews to Make Vegan Whipped Cream


  • 2 cups, whole, raw cashews
  • 1 cup apple juice (white grape juice also works)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch salt (optional)


  1. 1

    Rinse the cashews well in cold water and drain.

  2. 2

    Place the nuts in the pitcher of a blender and add the juice, vanilla extract, and salt if using.

  3. 3

    Pulse until the mixture starts to get smooth and let blend on medium to high speed for two to three minutes or until it is creamy.

  4. 4

    For best results, refrigerate for at least one hour, and then serve with your favorite vegan dessert.

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