I’ve never been a fan of making desserts. To be honest, I find a lot of desserts have a lot of steps, take a lot of time, and then I’m stuck with all this dessert in the house when I only wanted one serving.
So, I was a bit surprised when I was at the Farmer’s Market over the weekend, saw a bag of peaches, and instantly thought that I would love to make some Peaches and Cream.
I love dessert recipes that don’t need a lot of embellishment. A ripe peach is sweet and juicy enough on it’s own, but when I saw those peaches, I kept thinking about how nicely they would go with a cashew cream. Sweet. Fresh. Simple. Delicious.
I often use cashews to make savory cream sauces or cheesy sauces, but I rarely use cashews for a dessert cream sauce. This cashew cream sauce is the perfect compliment to ripe peaches. It isn’t overly sweet and and it can be as thick or thin as you’d like it to be.
If you don’t have a high speed blender, you’ll want to soak your cashews for at least an hour before blending. And, if you want a thinner cream, just add more milk, one tablespoon at a time.
As with most of my recipes, this dessert requires minimal ingredients, takes minimal time, and has a fantastic flavor.
I hope you enjoy this recipe as much as I do.
To Your Health and Happiness,
Vegan Peaches and Cream
- 4 Ripe Peaches
- 1 Cup Raw Cashews soaked in water for 1 hour if you DON'T have a high speed blender
- 1/2 Cup Non-Dairy Milk
- 3 Tbsp Maple Syrup
- 1/2 Tsp Cinnamon
- 1/4 Tsp Nutmeg
- 1/2 Cup Chopped Pecans
- Put cashews, non-dairy milk, maple syrup, cinnamon and nutmeg in a high speed blender, such as a Vitamix. Blend until smooth and creamy. You may need to stir the cream a couple times. Add more milk as needed to reach your desired consistency. Add 1 tbsp at a time so the cream doesn't get too thin.
- Chop up peaches into thin slices.
- Chop up pecans.
- Put peaches into a bowl. Top with a couple dollops of cashew cream sauce. Sprinkle with pecans.