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Vegan Cheese! How to make creamy Cashew Cheese- a simple vegan alternative that can be whipped up in minutes! #cashewcheese

Cashew Cheese

  • Author: Sylvia Fountaine
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Total Time: 10
  • Yield: 1 1/4 cup
  • Category: vegan,
  • Method: blended
  • Cuisine: american
  • Diet: Vegan

Description

How to make creamy vegan Cashew Cheese- a simple vegan alternative that can be whipped up in minutes! Use this like you would cream cheese or ricotta. Allow 3 hours of soaking time! ( Or soak cashews overnight.)


Ingredients

 


Instructions

Soak Cashews in water for 3 hours (or up to 24 hours refrigerated). Drain the cashews saving the water.

Place the cashews in a food processor with the salt and vinegar and pulse repeatedly. Scrape down the sides and continue blending, repeating if necessary.

Add the cashew water, with the motor running, a tablespoon at a time to get the desired consistency. I typically add 3-4 tablespoons. Then blend for 1-2 minutes.

Taste and feel free to add any optional additions.

For a smoky flavor add 1/4 -1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika.


Notes

This will keep 5 days in the fridge.

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