Good Girl Gone Green’s Vanilla Cashew Cream

By Chef: Stephanie Moram
Posted: September 11, 2013


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Jump on the cashew cream wagon! Nothing can compare to the flavor and texture achieved by blending truly raw cashews (soaked first to soften) with a touch of sweetener and a dash or two of real vanilla bean. This recipe by Stephanie Moram of Good Girl Gone Green makes the perfect dip for fresh fruit – you’ll feel like you’re eating dessert!

Yield: 2 cups


  • 2 cups of cashews; soaked for 4 hours
  • 1/2 cup or more of water
  • 2-4 Tbsp of maple syrup
  • 1 tsp of vanilla powder


1) Place all the ingredients in a high powered blender. Blend until creamy.


1) Any liquid sweetener such as honey, coconut syrup or agave will work. It may yield a slightly different flavor.

2) More water can be added, to make a less thick cashew cream.

3) Soaking your nuts prior makes it easy for blending and better for your digestion, but it is optional.

4) Use the cashew cream as a dip or pour it over your favorite fruits and nuts.