Cashew and Maca Nut Butter - Dairy Free

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: None - blend for approx. 10 minutes

Serves: Fills a 340ml jar

Allergy Information: Gluten Free, Wheat Free, Lactose Free, Dairy Free, Vegan, Vegetarian

Ingredients

  • 500g cashews
  • 1-2 tbsp. maca powder

 

Method

  1. In a high-speed blender, add the cashews and blend on high until smooth. Initially the cashews will turn into a crumble until the natural oils are released to help form a cream/butter – this can take approximately 10 minutes, depending on your blender and you may need to stop and start to allow the blender to cool.
  2. Blend in 1 tbsp. of maca powder at a time (adding more to taste if required) for a caramel sweetness.
  3. Transfer the butter to clean jar/pot to store. Great with toast or on fresh fruit as a pre-gym snack.
  4. Tip: If you like a runnier butter, add water to achieve the desired consistency. If you prefer a little crunch, reserve 75g of the cashews, roughly chopped and add these at the end with the maca powder.

Enjoy! 

Lucy Bee is a lifestyle brand selling food, skincare and soap products all completely free from palm oil and with minimal use of plastic. Lucy Bee is concerned with Fair Trade, organic, ethical and sustainable living, recycling and empowering people to make informed choices and select quality, natural products for their food and their skin.


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