Cashew Orgeat

Cashew Orgeat

FLAVOR PROFILE
Sweet
STRENGTH
DIFFICULTY
intermediate

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 Cup Cashews
  • 1 Cup Water
  • 1 Cup White Sugar
  • 0.25 Cup White Rum
  • 2 dashes Orange Blossom Water
  • 0.25 Tsp Salt

INSTRUCTIONS

Step one

Lightly toast the cashews over low heat in a pan on top of the stove. Coarsely grind in a food processor.

Step two

Whisk ground cashews with the measure of water and transfer to an airtight jar. Let sit at room temperature overnight, shaking occasionally.

Step three

Pour into a bowl, then strain through a cheesecloth back into the jar.

Step four

Over low heat, gently cook the cashew milk with the white sugar and salt until both fully dissolve.

Step five

Remove from heat and let cool. Add the orange blossom water and rum, and whisk to fully incorporate.

Step six

Will keep for up to a month if refrigerated.

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