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Cashew Paste

Also Known As : Cashew nut paste


Taste Profile

It has a nutty, buttery flavour.

Usage Tips

  1. Cashew Paste can be used as an alternative to peanut butter and almond butter.
  2. It can be used as a frosting on cakes, cookies, pies and cupcakes.
  3. It can also be used to flavour curries, soups, dips and sauces.
  4. It can be used as a spread on crackers.


Cashew Paste is a smooth, creamy paste prepared with cashew nuts. It is off-white in color and has a thick texture. It is considered as a dairy-free, gluten-free and vegan alternative to heavy cooking cream.

Health benefits

  • Cashew paste can help to reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases by reducing blood pressure levels and cholesterol levels in the body.(1)
  • Copper and iron in it can help the body form and use red blood cells.(1)
  • It has antioxidant compounds like lutein and zeaxanthin that are good for eyes and can also help decrease the risk of cataracts.(1)
  • It helps to prevent type 2 diabetes as well.(1)

Selection Guide

Check for the expiration date on the packaging of Cashew Paste. For making Cashew Paste at home, check for the freshness of cashew nuts.

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