These luscious and lemony cashew creams are all the good things ~ tangy, sweet and creamy with a beautiful smooth texture! A perfect dessert or decadent treat that is healthy enough for breakfast, quick and simple to make.
Portion into glassware for an elegant dessert or small mason jars to gift, carry and share. These little lemony cream pots will impress even the most discerning dairy lovers.
Recipes have blood sugar balancing and low glycemic index ingredients. A diet rich in foods that balance blood sugar helps lower risks of type 2 diabetes.
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Lemon Cashew Cream Pots
SOAK cashews in 2 cups water ideally 2+hrs. 15mins in hot water will work in a pinch.
RINSE and drain soaked cashews.
HIGH-SPEED BLENDER, add all ingredients. Blend until you get a very smooth, light creamy texture.
Scrape the sides down – this may take a few minutes depending on your blender and how well you soaked the cashews.
TASTE if you need sweetness, add 1 tsp raw honey. IF you need more liquid to lighten the texture – taste – then add either 1 tbsp water, lemon juice or honey. Blend, taste, adjust.
STORE in a glassware, jars, glass containers with lids sealed in the fridge. You can double or triple this recipe successfully.
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*LEMON JUICE – about 2 lemons freshly squeezed. If you don’t get a ½ cup, you can add a little water to top it off.
**LEMON ZEST – do not blend with the lemon zest; the creams will become very bitter. Use zest as a garnish
SWAP LEMON for orange or lime – the flavour will vary; you might need to adjust sweetness.
SWAP HONEY – use rice syrup, a light cane, golden syrup or any syrup with light neutral flavour.
FAIR-TRADE is important when buying cashews, along with many other imported goods.