Pumpkin Spice Latte Cashew Butter

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Adenike Eketunde
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Ok, so there’s not actually any pumpkin in this cashew butter, but there also isn’t any in the Starbucks beverage that inspired this recipe! Sorry to be the bearer of bad news folks, but “pumpkin flavored syrup” means one thing: artificial flavor. <– That’s one thing you will most certainly NOT find in this delicious cashew butter.

I chose cashews over almonds, peanuts, walnuts, or pecans, because they have a mild flavor that allows the pumpkin pie spice & espresso powder to take center stage.

Pumpkin Spice Latte Cashew Butter

Neither the coffee flavor nor the spices are overwhelming, and they blend beautifully together in the creamy cashew butter.

Pumpkin Spice Latte Cashew Butter

I did end up needing to add a bit of vegetable oil to thin out the butter a bit; you may not, so just go by your desired

Pumpkin Spice Latte Cashew Butter

Pumpkin Spice Latte Cashew Butter

by Lauren Zembron

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Keywords: roast breakfast snack side fall

Ingredients (1 small jar)

  • 2 cups raw cashews
  • up to 1 tsp vegetable oil (for a thinner, more drippy consistency), if desired
  • 1 Tbps unrefined cane sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/8 tsp each ground nutmeg & cloves
  • 1/2 Tbsp instant espresso powder

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350°F.

Spread cashews evenly on a rimmed baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes, stirring once.

Place cashews in the bowl of a food processor fitted with the steel blade. Process until smooth & creamy, about 10 minutes, scraping down the sides of the bowl as needed. If the cashew butter is too thick, stream in the vegetable oil through the feed tube, 1/4 tsp at a time, until desired consistency is reached.

Add in sugar, spices, and espresso powder and process until fully combined.

Store at room temperature.

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