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Roasted Almond Maple Butter

Roasted Almond Maple Butter

Last week, I had a lovely Easter visitor - Ben's younger cousin, Ven. The two of us made nut butter together - roasted almond maple nut butter, to be precise.

That sounds fancy, doesn't it? It's truly not. We simply dry roasted 3 cups of whole, unsalted on a baking tray for ~10 minutes (in a hot 180 degree Celsius oven). Once they cooled, we pureed the roasted almonds in a food processor for ~7 minutes until luxuriously smooth and butter-esque, pausing every now and then to scrape the sides of the bowl (Note: if your food processor is super powerful, it may come together in just a few minutes). At the end we added a touch of maple syrup (a teaspoon or two) 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, it made quite the pretty little breakfast.

 

 

 

Heidi xo

Ricotta for Lunch

Ricotta for Lunch

Easter Weekend

Easter Weekend