Homemade Almond Buttah

So I’ve made almond butter a couple times and this third time was a charm. I use my Hamilton Beach food processor and it works beautifully. I like raw almond butter best, so that’s what I have pictured below. I did try using toasted almonds once for a “roasted” taste, but the almonds got a little too roasty toasty in my oven. Mad that I burned 3 cups of almonds, I still made myself turn them into almond butter to avoid the waste. Fortunately, with a little honey and salt it managed to be edible in small doses 🙂

However, this third time around turned out GREAT. 
Here’s a summary of the process, or processing, rather. Ha. 

 

VOILA!

And there you have it. Raw creamy almond butter that’s fresher, tastier, and cheaper than store-bought. 


RECIPE
Needed:
3 cups raw (or lightly roasted) almonds
Food processor
  1. Process almonds in 3-5 minute intervals (then let your processor take a breather for a minute–you might burn out the motor otherwise!). 
  2. Scrape down sides of bowl as needed.
  3. Around the 15-20 min mark your almond butter should be done! Woohoo!
  4. Optional: Add a pinch of salt and honey to sweeten. I like mine without. 
NOTE: 
I used ~3 cups almonds in this recipe, which made approximately 2 cups of almond butter (jar pictured above is 16 oz)

Enjoy!

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