1-Ingredient Heavy Cream Substitute Recipe: Easy Dairy-Free, Vegan Cashew Cream Saves the Day by 30Seconds Food

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1-Ingredient Heavy Cream Substitute Recipe: Easy Dairy-Free, Vegan Cashew Cream Saves the Day

If you want to replace heavy cream in a recipe because of a dairy intolerance or because you are vegan, this easy cashew cream is the recipe you've been looking for. Use this one-ingredient cashew cream recipe whenever you need a replacement for heavy cream. (Did you know coconut milk can also replace heavy cream in recipes? Just sayin'.)

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 2 hours to soak cashews
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 2 hours to soak cashews
Servings: Makes about 1 3/4 cups


Here's how to make it: 

  1. Soak the cashews in water for at least 2 hours. Drain.
  2. Put the cashews and water into a blender. Use 1 cup water for a thicker cream, and use 1 1/4 cups water for a thinner cream.
  3. Blend until creamy.

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Donna John
Love this! Two of my kids are vegan, so these substitution recipes help so much.
Sounds like an amazing and healthy substitution. 😋
Elisa Schmitz
I am beyond excited to try this one. YUM!

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