Here is a great substitute for that fluffy, processed whipped cream in a tub! With many of Americans suffering from Lactose intolerance or dairy sensitivity, it’s great to learn this simple recipe to replace the heavy cream in your desserts.
Cashews are an amazing source of nutrition! Not only are they tasty, but studies have shown they can help in the following ways:
assists weight loss
hair and skin health
Cashew Whipped “Cream”
- 2 cups, whole, raw cashews
- 1 cup fresh juiced apple juice (try white grape juice as well)
- 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
- Pinch Himalayan salt (optional)
Rinse the cashews well in cold water. Soak for 10 minutes to 30 minutes and drain.
Place the nuts in the pitcher of a high powered blender, like the BlendTec, and add the juice, vanilla extract, and salt if using.
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.
For best results, refrigerate for at least one hour. Try serving on our delicious healthy brownies or simply over a bowl of seasonal fruit. You can also freeze this very well into small dots (by using a pastry bag or plastic bag with a small corner cut off) onto a cookie sheet for a frozen treat during the hot summer days.