Creamy Cashew Sour Cream

Preparation info
  • Makes //

    1 cup

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      5 min

Appears in
Pescan: A Feel Good Cookbook

By Abbie Cornish and Jacqueline King Schiller

Published 2019

  • About

Here’s a simple, plant-based alternative to traditional sour cream. The ingredients are natural and nutritious, filled with enzymes and essential minerals. It complements Mexican food, wraps, or bowls, adding a cooling richness. We like to make it during our weekly food prep to use throughout the week.


  • 1 cup (120 g) raw cashews, preferably soaked for 2 to 4 hours, drained, and rinsed
  • ¼ cup (


In a high-speed blender, combine all the ingredients and blend until smooth, about 1 minute. Transfer the sour cream to a jar with a lid and store in the refrigerator. Enjoy within 5 days.