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5 from 7 votes

How to Make Cashew Cream

This dairy-free, vegan cashew cream is incredibly versatile. You can make a sweet cashew cream, savory cashew cream or cashew sour cream. 
Prep Time: 5 mins
Total Time: 5 mins
Course: Dessert, sauce
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cashew Cream, Cashew Sour Cream, Dairy Free Cream, How to Make Cashew Cream, Vegan Cream
Servings: 1 cup
Calories: 713kcal
Author: Lisa Bryan


  • 1 cup raw cashews soaked overnight, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup water or more, depending on thickness
  • pinch of salt


  • Add all ingredients to a high-powered blender and blend for 1-2 minutes. Add more water for a thinner consistency. 
  • Enjoy plain or add flavors for a sweet or savory cashew cream, then blend again. 


Calories: 713kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 56g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Sodium: 21mg | Potassium: 851mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 7g | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 8.6mg