nutritional information

Per 2-Tbs. serving:

  • Calories: 53
  • Protein: 2 g
  • Total Fat: 4 g
  • Saturated Fat: <1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 3 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Sodium: 2 mg
  • Fiber: <1 g
  • Sugar: <1 g
Vegan Gluten-Free

Cashew Cream

Cashew Cream

Makes 3 cups

For raw and vegan recipes, cashew cream is the preferred substitute for cheese, cream, and sour cream. Here’s how to make a 3-cup batch, which will keep in the fridge for up to one week.
  • 2 cups raw cashews
  • 8 cups boiling water

Cover 2 cups raw cashews with 8 cups boiling water in large bowl. Cover with clean kitchen towel, and let stand 6 to 8 hours. Drain cashews, then blend in blender with 1/3 to 1/2 cup cold water 5 minutes, or until smooth and thick, like sour cream.

April/May 2014 p.73

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would be nice to taste this before spending all the money on cashews - they aren't cheap!

skullgirl - 2016-04-28 18:07:11

lol his isn't raw if you have to boil it...

googenhein - 2015-09-13 11:08:44

It would be helpful if you provided weight measurements for all recipes, but especially for this one. When you go to buy cashews, they are generally sold by weight.

Peggy - 2015-05-14 14:25:04

Can this be stored in the freezer without loss of texture and flavor?

Doris - 2015-05-13 21:01:10

This is good stuff (and low-cholesterol, etc.) and I don't want to discourage anybody from using it - BUT - if you are allergic to poison oak, monitor any skin and/or digestive reactions to this. Cashews and poison oak are both of the Rhus family. Not very close, but if you have severe or acute poison oak allergy, eating cashews can over-sensitize you. Personal experience verified by chemist and allergist.

Sandy - 2015-05-13 17:47:46


lisa - 2015-05-12 22:29:11

~'s like heaven on a spoon...& so easy to make...

janice - 2015-03-26 12:40:43

Just FYI even "raw" cashews aren't raw; it's impossible.

Lori - 2014-11-20 23:06:56