Cashew Cream

Cashew Cream

Cashew Cream

A delicious dairy-free alternative. This creamy cashew sour cream is not one you want to miss out on. The perfect dairy cream cheese alternative that tastes just as good, if not better. Enjoy this in all the same ways as normal sour cream on soups, tacos, and salad dressings. Give this one a go and let us know what you think!


Prep Time: 5 minutes

Prep Notes: Soaking Time of 2 hours

Cooking Time: 10 minutes

Yields: 10 servings




  • 1 cup raw cashews
  • 1/4 cup rice or plant based milk of choice
  • 1/2 tsps vanilla extract
  • 2 tsps maple syrup 
  • Dash of cinnamon and nutmeg


  • 1 cup raw cashews
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1-2 tsps apple cider vinegar
  • A pinch of sea salt
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened nondairy milk or water



  1. Soak cashews in water for 2 hours.
  2. Drain and add to a blender or food processor with all other ingredients.
  3. Blend until well combined.
  4. Taste and adjust as necessary.
  5. Use the sweet cream on top of puddings or mashed yams.



  • Use the sour cream in the place of regular sour cream.


Crunchy Mama Tip: Put this sour cream on any of The Dancing Elephant's Kitchari mixes-  Butternut Karma Pre Prana, or Spinach Shakti. Also top on any of our soup recipes listed on our page as well!


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