Small Batch Maple Cashew Cream Cheese Frosting {Vegan, Paleo}

Preparation 10 min Cook Time 10 min Total Time 0:20
Serves 3     adjust servings

Maple Cashew Cream Cheese Frosting {Vegan, Paleo}

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup raw cashew halves
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • dash of sea salt
  • 1-2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil or melted vegan butter spread
  • optional add -in for more sweetness - 1/2 tbsp powdered sugar (avoid if paleo)
  • optional add in to taste more flavorful - 1/4 tsp maple extract

Instructions

  1. First soak your cashews in purified water for 1-2 hrs.
  2. Next remove cashews from water then combine cashews and vanilla in food processor or blender.
  3. Blend on and off again for 5 minutes. Scraping sides.
  4. Once smooth, remove from processor and stir in remaining ingredients.
  5. Stir/Mix until thick like texture frosting is formed.
  6. This makes a small 1/2 cup batch. Feel free to double for more!
  7. Store in fridge until ready to serve. Thaw out for 20 minutes before spreading onto cakes or muffins.

Recipe Notes

This makes a small 1/2 cup batch. Feel free to double for more!
Store in fridge until ready to serve. Thaw out for 20 minutes before spreading onto cakes or muffins.

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