Vegan Creamer – fancy coffee

Vegan creamerWe love us some coffee at Free Spirited Sisters and sometimes it’s nice to have a fancy coffee with flavored creamer, but also nice to have one with simple, clean ingredients, and that’s where this vegan creamer comes in!

Cashew Cream is a vegan staple and is extremely versatile. We use it as a base for many recipes, such as vegan sour creamChipotle Corn Chowder, Vegan Mashed Potatoes, smoothies, alfredo sauces, dips and much more! A high powered blender is really handy for making, well, anything really, but it especially makes cashew cream recipes and smoothies an absolute breeze. My best kitchen friend is my Vitamix. I got a reconditioned one like this for a great discount. I use it almost daily and it just keeps truckin!

It’s fun to experiment with the basic vegan creamer recipe below (as we did with the Gingerbread creamer) and come up with your own favorite flavors. Think pumpkin spice, candy cane (with a couple of drops of food quality essential oils), or anything else your caffeinated heart desires. Have fun!

Vegan Creamer

Prep Time 2 hours
Cook Time 5 minutes
Author Claire Bartlett

Ingredients

  • 1 cup raw cashews plus water to soak
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp maple syrup - use more or less according to preference

Instructions

  1. Soak cashews in enough water to cover for at least 2 hours.

  2. Discard water and add cashews and remaining ingredients to a high powered blender.

  3. Blend on high speed until creamy.

 

Gingerbread vegan creamer

Cuisine Vegan
Prep Time 2 hours
Cook Time 5 minutes
Author Claire Bartlett

Ingredients

  • 1 cup raw cashews plus enough water to cover
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 tsp maple syrup - use more or less according to preference
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ginger

Instructions

  1. Soak cashews in enough water to cover for at least 2 hours.

  2. Discard soaking water and add all remaining ingredients to a high powered blender.

  3. Blend until creamy.



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