Roasted Almond Maple Butter

April 2, 2013




Last week, my lovely Easter visitor and I made nut butter. Roasted Almond Maple Butter, to be precise.

Oh, that sounds fancy, doesn’t it? It’s truly not. Ven and I simply dry roasted whole unsalted almonds (~3 cups) for ~10 minutes in a hot 180 degree Celsius oven, then pureed them in a food processor for ~7 minutes until luxuriously smooth and butter-esque (scraping the sides of the processor intermittently). We added a touch of maple syrup (~1 teaspoon) to the mix and a sprinkle of sea salt flakes, just for fun.

I now have two jars of this lovely nut spread in the fridge, beckoning me to greet them daily with a spoon.



This morning, I added a heaped teaspoon to my porridge. Together with the first oranges of the season, I quite think it makes a pretty little Wednesday Breakfast Club post for you.


♥ Porridge made with rolled oats, chia seeds and milk, topped with roasted almond maple butter.

♥ Orange slices.

What did you have for breakfast today?

Heidi xo

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  • Iron Chef Shellie April 3, 2013 at 1:03 am

    mmmm looks amazing!

    I hope to jump on the Wednesday Morning Breakfast club soon, I might just revisit my granola next week and help spread the good word! x

    • Heidi April 4, 2013 at 4:46 am

      Sounds great and delicious, lady! It’s a bit of fun 🙂 x

  • Danielle April 3, 2013 at 3:35 am

    Mmmm, what a delicious looking breakfast! A perfect way to start a spring day! I would love to try this recipie : )


    • Heidi April 4, 2013 at 4:47 am

      I’m addicted to making my own, now! Super rad and easy x

  • msihua April 4, 2013 at 10:14 am

    OMG I have almonds and I have Canadian maple! I CAN DO THIS! SO EXCITED!

    • Heidi April 5, 2013 at 3:48 am

      Ooooh Canadian Maple, lucky! x

  • Hannah April 5, 2013 at 12:23 am

    Isn’t it heavenly? I make this fairly often (well, I did back in Australia), but I always roasted the almonds in the maple syrup first. Either way – heaven.

    • Heidi April 5, 2013 at 3:58 am

      Well now you’re talking awesome! x

  • Sean Jewell April 7, 2013 at 10:43 pm

    That easy huh? im going to give it a try

    • Heidi April 8, 2013 at 11:18 am

      SO easy. Now I have a food processor I’m just mad about it x

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