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Fresh Figs with Cashew Cream (Vegan) Recipe

Looking for an easy Fresh Figs with Cashew Cream (vegan) recipe? Learn how to make Fresh Figs with Cashew Cream (vegan) using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by jrzzz

Makes 8 servings



From TheKitchn.com. High calories and fat, most of which is in the sauce so you could work around it to some degree. If you prefer a different fruit, try plums, peaches or even pears ? any sweet, slightly soft fruit marries nicely with the subtle cashew cream and toasted coconut shreds. This dessert works well any time of day, in fact it's a lovely, healthful alternative to cookies with with afternoon tea.

Recipe Ingredients for Fresh Figs with Cashew Cream (vegan)

255 g raw, unsalted cashews
237 1 cup Water
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup agave syrup
1 tbsp Extra Virgin Coconut Oil
10 fresh figs, cut in half
1/3 cup unsweetened, large coconut shreds, lightly toasted
1/2 oz shaved dark chocolate (for garnish)

Recipe Directions for Fresh Figs with Cashew Cream (vegan)

  1. Cover cashews in water and soak for 6 hours or overnight. When ready to make dessert, strain the soaked cashews. In a blender place cashews, scant one cup water, vanilla, salt, agave and coconut oil into the vessel. Blend for about 2 minutes at high speed, until completely smooth. Taste and add more sweetness or salt, if desired. Set aside.

  2. Meanwhile, slice figs and toast coconut shreds in a medium, un?greased pan for about 4 minutes, until coconut is slightly brown and fragrant. Shave a chocolate bar or cut chocolate into very small pieces to garnish dish.

  3. When serving, spread cashew cream onto base of a pretty platter, arrange fruit on top of cashew cream and finish with toasted coconut and chocolate. Serve chilled or room temperature.

Categories

Dessert, Snacks

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 106.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
330
Calories from Fat
165
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
18.3g
28%
Saturated Fat
6.2g
31%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
87mg
4%
Potassium
171mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
37.7g
13%
Dietary Fiber
4.0g
16%
Sugars
14.2g
Protein
6.7g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 7% Iron 15%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
F
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
  • Contains alcohol
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