Basic Thick Cashew Cream

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READY IN: 4hrs 6mins
YIELD: 1 3/4 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    cup whole raw cashews (5 ounces/142 grams, rinsed and soaked 3-4 hours or overnight. Or use boiling water and they'll be re)
  • 23
    cup water (I actually use about half because I like the cream to be thick, 160 ml)
  • 14
    cup maple syrup (60 ml)
  • 1
    teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 14
    teaspoon guar gum (can substitute xanthan gum or omit)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Drain the cashews and put them in a blender. Add the water and maple syrup and vanilla. Blend until the cream is perfectly smooth.
  • Add the guar gum and blend for another minute and a half.
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