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Home-made cinnamon cashew milk! Raw, Vegan & Gluten-free! Only 4 ingredients! :)

on 10/07/2014
It looks like a vegan café latte, hey?

It looks like a vegan café latte, hey?

Because it was raining this morning, I needed something comforting & tasty with cinnamon in it. So, I made this tasty date sweetened cinnamon cashew milk! Ooh yes! :) The milk is Vegan, Raw & Gluten-free too! ;) MMMMMMM! 

Look at those nice spots of cinnamon!

Look at those nice spots of cinnamon!

Recipe: For about 1150 ml = 4.5 cups of date sweetened cinnamon cashew milk!

Ingredients:

1 cup raw soaked, rinsed & well-drained cashews / How to soak your cashews nuts?  Put them into a larger bowl & add water until they are all submerged. Place a fitted lid on & place into the  fridge for at least 8 hours. The next day, I rinsed & drained them well with clean water. Throw away the drained water. Your nuts are now swollen & softer to digest for your body & more creamier too!

3 cups fresh clean water

2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

6 pitted normal dates or less or none if you want a non-sweetened cinnamon milk! ;)

Method:

1. Take your Vitamix & add  all ingredients in this order into your Vitamix. Put tamper & fitted lid on. Blend on high-power until fully joined by using the tamper to push ingredients into the running blades. Taste! It must be a bit creamy & you must taste the cinnamon here! ;) I do not filter/ strain my cashew milk because everything is fully mixed in my beloved Vitamix & it is healthier that way! Pour into a clean bottle with fitted lid & place into the fridge or enjoy straight away, like I did! :) Yum Yum Yum! This would be lovely enjoyed in a good vegan café latte! Yum! I did that straight away & you can really taste the cinnamon & creamy cashew milk in your latte! :) xxx

2. After being in the fridge for a while, the milk & nuts will separate. So, shake your bottle up & down until the cinnamon & cashew milk again become one! ;) xxx Enjoy!

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49 responses to “Home-made cinnamon cashew milk! Raw, Vegan & Gluten-free! Only 4 ingredients! :)

  1. I love the add of cinnamon. The cashew milk must be very tasty.

  2. shenANNAgans says:

    Hmmm… I was one of those noobs that did the cinnamon challenge a few years back and have not been able to eat it since. Ooops! #imanidiot But I do love the sound of this shake, especially the cashew milk. Such a great alternative to milk.

  3. flavoury and rich drink presented healthy….yum Sophie. …

  4. I love nutmilk, this reminds me of a horchata. Love the addition of cinnamon.

  5. Klausbernd says:

    Yummy yummy – I just tried it, dear Sophie – GREAT :-)
    Have a happy day
    Klausbernd :-)

  6. Nice! That must be quite creamy? X

  7. coconutcraze says:

    You are an expert on smoothies! This is such a lovely taste combination I would love anytime!

  8. This is awesome. Im sure it tastes delicious.

  9. Cashew milk with dates and cinnamon sounds intersting

  10. OnaPona says:

    ik moet dat toch ook eens proberen te maken. ik ben dol op noten en dadels, dus dit kan alleen maar lekker zijn!

    • Sophie33 says:

      Ja & ik denk dat het met een gewone goede blender wel zal lukken, zekercalsde cashewnoten geweekt zijn anders moet je de melk strainen

  11. Liz says:

    do I dare try it without a vitamix? love that you added cinnamon.

  12. hotlyspiced says:

    When I was on a juice fast, the company would deliver a drink very similar to this. It had the exact same ingredients except it was made with almonds. I was to drink it before bed as it was meant to make you feel relaxed. I will try this using cashews xx

  13. Cinnamon is a warming spice so perfect for when it’s cold and wet :)

  14. Sean & Linda says:

    We made it just this morning & both loved it so much! We drank it warm & in our vegan café latte, like you suggested,…divine!!! xxx

  15. Finn says:

    Yum yum yumm,…Sophie! It is so delicious, not too sweet either! :)

    Just perfect! x

  16. Johanna says:

    Great tasty appetizing looking drink, Sophie & so healthy too!

  17. It’s so easy, isn’t it?! Cinnamon sounds like a delicious addition.

  18. Barbara says:

    Yum, Sophie. And I just read how good cinnamon is for our brains!

  19. Sounds delish, Sophie!

  20. Koko says:

    This looks like the perfect rainy morning treat. I add cinnamon to my breakfast every morning…I just love it. Whether it’s in my coffee, my almond milk, or my oatmeal, I’m a big fan of cinnamon!

  21. boeddhamum says:

    I never knew that you could warm nutmilk too, or never thought about it, great idea, especially in our (now chilly) summer weather ;-)

    xo Linda

  22. Marjan says:

    Wow! This sounds yum! You’re making real great things lately. 😍

  23. nutmilk– delicious Sophie!!

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