Enable me introduce you to a new NUT butter. Simply because technically coconut is a nut, proper? Properly technically it’s regarded to be a drupe. I googled it for you.

Have you ever read of coconut butter? Well if you have not, it is just a ‘butter’ made from floor coconut shreds! There are a handful of makes that at this time offer it in Complete Foodstuff, but over-all it can be quite difficult to uncover in most grocery retailers. As well as, coconut butter tends to be really pricey (above $10!). So I assumed I’d instruct you how you can make it at household.

1st you are heading to start out with UNSWEETENED coconut flakes or shreds. Either just one will operate just remember to get the flakes that aren’t sweetened. I ordinarily get mine at Trader Joe’s they’re only $1.99!

So the irritating point about creating your personal coconut butter is that you’ll have to use a food processor to process it so that it’s creamy which can take a rather extensive time (we’re chatting 20 minutes)! The most effective part is that it is addictive, creamy and wonderful in TONS of recipes… or just on toast with a sprinkle of cinnamon and coconut sugar. And it’s in particular mouth watering with these minimal specks of vanilla bean. YAAASSSS.

collage of making homemade coconut butter in food processor

Coconut butter hardens at home temperature: Unless it is summer season time, then you are coconut butter will most likely be ridiculously working since it’ll be warmer in your house. If it’s hard and you’d like to use it, you can spoon the total you’d like to use into a microwave risk-free bowl and reheat for 15-30 seconds. An additional selection is to reheat in excess of the stove in a saucepan.

Coconut butter are unable to be made use of in put of coconut oil: It’s just not the same so never try to do it.

The mix-ins are infinite: I suggest definitely infinite. As soon as the coconut butter cools off a little bit from processing, stir in vanilla beans, mini chocolate chips, chopped dried dates or figs, and so on.

How to use it: Distribute it about toast, veggies, baked sweet potatoes, or use it in recipes that contact for coconut butter — I have a single coming shortly!

homemade coconut butter in mason jar

Food processor suggestion: I get a whole lot of e-mail inquiring which food processor I use or endorse. I really like this one from Cusinart and Really advocate it (amazon affiliate url!). Whilst it is comparatively pricey, it will previous you for decades.

Appreciate! xo.

collage of homemade coconut butter