Sweet Chai Cashew Butter Recipe

Start your morning off sweetly by topping your toast or pancakes with this cashew butter.

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Total Hands-On Time: 10 min.

Yield: 1-3/4 cups

Nut Butters: 30 Nut Butter Recipes and Creative Ways to Use Them (Sterling Publishing, 2015), by Mary Loudermilk, brings light to a whole new world of nut butters. Loudermilk adds unique ingredients for a new twist on the butters. Step outside the box and try Bacon Pistachio Butter or closer to the classics with Chocolate Almond Butter. Find this excerpt in “The Butters.”


• 2 cups cashews
• 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
• 1/2 teaspoon cardamom
• 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
• 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
• 1/8 teaspoon finely ground black pepper
• 1/2 teaspoon salt, plus additional for taste


1. Process the nuts in your food processor for 5 – 10 minutes, or until completely smooth, scraping down the sides with a spatula as necessary.
2. Add all spices, and blend until smooth.
3. Add more salt as needed for taste. 

Use this butter in Chai Cashew Pancakes

More from Nut Butters: 30 Nut Butter Recipes and Creative Ways to Use Them:

Creamy Rosemary Cashew Butter
Baked Chicken with Savory Rosemary Cashew Butter

Reprinted with permission from Nut Butters: 30 Nut Butter Recipes and Creative Ways to Use Them by Mary Loudermilk, Sterling Publishing Co., Inc. Photos by Mary Loudermilk


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