Yummy Almond Butter With 3 Variations

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Lalaloula

My sis and me made Sharon's wonderful Easy Homemade Almond Butter and liked it so much that we were inspired to come up with our own variations. We created a cocoa vanilla one, a vanilla and a cinnamon one. They are so yummy and taste kinda like candy only healthier. If you have a sweet tooth feel free to add in a ts or so of your favourite sweetener. The basic almond butter is different from Sharons in that is uses a little less oil and salt and a different method of preparation.

Top Review by Annacia

Delicious! and economical as well. This amount of almond butter would cost $10 to $12 in the store with no added flavors. Not only is making it less costly but I have to honestly say that this tastes much better than store bought, you get a fresh almond flavor here. I combined vanilla and cinnamon and used no salt. This will be made many times over without doubt.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 314.66 ml almonds (skin on)
  • 0.29 ml salt
  • 29.58 ml oil (a neutral one like sunflower or salad)
  • For Vanilla Cocoa Almond Butter

  • 2.46 ml cocoa powder (unsweetened, good quality)
  • 1.87 ml ground vanilla bean
  • For Vanilla Almond Butter

  • 1.87 ml ground vanilla bean
  • For Cinnamon Almond Butter

  • 2.46 ml ground cinnamon

Directions

  1. Heat a skillet over medium heat.
  2. Meanwhile place almonds in a food processor and chop finely.
  3. Place almond pieces in the skillet and dry toast for about 5 minutes. The almonds should smell roasty and have a slightly golden brown colour.
  4. Remove from heat and allow to cool slightly.
  5. Place almonds, oil and salt in a food processor and process into a thick paste. You can also use an immersion blender for this.
  6. If you like your almond butter less thick, just add a little more oil or water until you reach the desired consistency.
  7. Now add in the flavourings of your choice. Mix them in well with a spoon.
  8. Enjoy!

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