Thermobexta’s Chocolate Cashew Butter


Chocolate + Nut butter =  A match made in heaven, really.  The subtle hint of cinnamon takes this to the next level. Try it, you won’t be sorry! This can be made either into a spreadable nut butter, or a mylk chocolate block!


300g cashews
60g cacao butter
20g cacao powder
1/2 tsp cinnamon
15g raw honey
1/4 tsp himalayan salt
up to 50g macadamia oil, as required


1. Place cashews in a dry frying pan and toast until they begin to change colour. Transfer to mixer bowl.

2. Add cacao butter, powder, cinnamon, honey and salt. Process for 30 seconds/speed 8/MC on. Scrape down sides of bowl.

3. Process for 3 minutes/speed 5-6/MC on, stopping a few times to scrape down sides of bowl.

4. Add 30g of the macadamia oil and process for 20 seconds/speed 5/MC on. Scrape down of bowl and add remaining oil, if needed.

5. Blend for 1 minute/speed 5/MC on, pausing half way through to scrape down sides of bowl.

6. Transfer to a clean jar and store in a cool, dark place. This is best stored at room temperature to keep it easily spreadable, but if you live in a very hot climate, it will last much longer stored in the fridge.

Mylk Chocolate Block variation: For the ultimate treat, reduce the salt to a big pinch and add only 20g of the macadamia oil. When finished all processing steps, transfer the mixture to a small, lined tray. Refrigerate until set then cut into pieces and enjoy! This is much creamier and not as rich as regular home made dark chocolate.

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3 years ago

Just finished making it….and am now enjoying eating it! Thanks so much for the recipe!

Bec Killen
Bec Killen
9 years ago

OMG! Totally delicious! I gifted to a friend as well as had so much extra for me! Thanks Bec 🙂

Bec Killen
Bec Killen
9 years ago

Great thanks so much Bec!! I will be making this tonight 🙂 Sounds delish!

Bec Killen
Bec Killen
9 years ago

Hi Bec – Do I need to use raw honey or could I use the honey I have in my cupboard? Will this make a difference? Thanks! “_

Leah McG
Leah McG
9 years ago

Thanks Bec. This is amazing! Super easy to make, tastes like chocolate, is healthy & Mr 2 has even given it the tick of approval. If you are reading this, you need to make this. Now!

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Hi, I'm Bec

I specialise in great tasting vegetarian Thermomix recipes and cater for a wide range of dietary needs. I love sharing here and in my cookbooks my healthy, delicious recipes (of course the odd treat too!) Whether you’re looking to ignite your thermo mojo, or just after some new, really tasty family friendly recipes, there really is something here for everyone



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