If you’ve checked out my Paleo chocolate recipes then as you can probably imagine, I have been using a tonne of almond butter. At around ten bucks a pop for a tiny jar, this is one thing I just can’t afford to splurge on anymore. Lucky for me, it is one of the simplest things to make, it just takes a little patience. So here’s how you do it:
One and only ingredient: Raw almonds (of course Organic is best, but whatever your budget allows)
Time: 15 minutes
Optional: Roast almonds for 10 minutes with a little oil for more intense flavour. If using in recipes such as Paleo chocolates, I prefer raw.
1. Add almonds to your food processor and blend on medium. (I used 2 1/2 cups)
2. After about 5 minutes, crank it up to full speed. The mix will rise up the sides of the processor so stop to push it back down as needed.
3. Keep blending for about 5 minutes and you will get this kind of consistency which looks almost there. DO keep on going, your almonds will release more of their natural oil over the next few minutes to come out with perfect consistency
4. Voilà! Now find a pretty jar and you’re done!