ABC Nut Butter (Almond, Brazil Nut, Cashew)

abc nut butter thermomix in jar from top on green tablecloth with nuts scattered around, edge of toast on place on right hand side

Nut butter is so easy to make in the Thermomix! It’s a staple in our house and our favourite mix is A-B-C: Almond, Brazil nut and Cashew. You can pretty much use any combination of nuts you have on hand, though.

I buy all of our nuts (and most other pantry dry goods too) from Pistachios Organic Pantry here in Perth. I have no affiliation with them, but I do like to share other small businesses, especially local ones. All of their products are organic and the pricing is good.

What’s Needed to Make ABC Nut Butter in the Thermomix

With just six ingredients (and two of them are optional) this is a very simple recipe for a great nut butter.

Almonds, Brazil nuts and cashews: Nuts in general are a good source of protein, good fats and fibre. They’re a tasty, healthy, convenient snack as is, but blitzing them up into a nut butter such as this one makes a versatile way to get them into your diet.

Oil: Nuts are high in fats so you don’t need a lot of oil in this. Adding a small amount makes the nut butter a nice spreadable consistency.

Vanilla: Added purely for flavour, vanilla is not a traditional inclusion in a nut butter. It does add a lovely element to this and although it’s optional, I highly recommend you include it. It’s fine to use powder or extract. You could even scrape some seeds out of a vanilla pod into it.

Salt: A natural flavour enhancer, salt will bring sweetness out of the nuts and vanilla.

Related Recipes

Once you’ve made a batch of this ABC Nut Butter, you just have to use some of it in my Chewy Sesame Bars.

Or try swirling some through homemade Chunky Chocolate.

Of course a classic great way to use a nut butter like this one is to slather some on a piece of toast! Here are some bread recipes: Best Ever Spelt Bread, Super Seeded Spelt Bread, Super Seeded Bread (wheat based) and my Oh So Soft Spelt Bread Rolls.

If you fancy a divine chocolate nut butter, try this Chocolate Cashew Butter.

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ABC Nut Butter (Almond, Brazil Nut, Cashew)

Totally additive free nut butter made from scratch by you. Just nuts, oil, vanilla and salt.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Condiment
Cuisine: Dairy Free, Egg Free, Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword: ABC nut butter, Thermomix nut butter
Servings: 21 20g serves
Calories: 121kcal

Ingredients

  • 180 g almonds
  • 100 g Brazil nuts
  • 100 g cashews
  • 30-50 g oil of your choice I use macadamia oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla powder or 2 tsp vanilla extract, optional
  • 1/2 tsp salt optional

Instructions

  • Place nuts in a medium-sized frying pan. Toast for 6-8 minutes, until lightly browned. Be sure to toss the nuts regularly to ensure they don’t burn.
  • Transfer toasted nuts to mixer bowl. Add 30g oil, vanilla and salt. Blitz 3-5 minutes/speed 9/MC on, pausing roughly every 30 seconds to scrape down sides of bowl. Add 10-20g of the remaining oil if necessary after a couple of minutes of blending.
  • When oils have been released from nuts and texture of the nut butter is smooth and spreadable, transfer to a clean jar. Store in the fridge.

Notes

You may like to add a little sweetener to this – a teaspoon or two of honey is my favourite but any type of sweetener will work nicely.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serve | Calories: 121kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 56mg | Potassium: 117mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 1mg

Please note, nutrition information is calculated via an online recipe nutrition calculator and is a guide only. It is provided as a courtesy and is not guaranteed 100% accurate. I am not a nutritionist or trained health professional.

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Beth
Beth
30 days ago

5 stars
absolutely delicious! Can’t eat peanuts so thought I’d try this recipe…so glad I did. Now the challenge is to not eat it by the spoonful! Thx for the recipe!

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