They can reduce the shelf life of the almond butter and may cause the texture to seize. I’m surprised to hear that the oil didn’t help! And given we’re living overseas in China and can’t find almond butter anywhere; this is now my new way to make it. It is done in about 40 – 50 seconds. swap the peanut butter for another nut butter e.g. Thanks anyway. Hi Megan. Hmmm… I go through a jar of almond butter about every 2 weeks, so it definitely lasts that long, but I imagine it would even last up to a month or more. I started using almond butter as a replacement for peanut butter in many cases, because peanuts tend to be more susceptible to mold that produces aflatoxin, which has been associated with liver cancer. Like Coco, I make homemade almond butter with my Vitamix blender. 1 decade ago. I did not check the temp of the almonds but I’m guessing they weren’t more than 110F. My recipe is ¾ cup raw almonds, 1 ¼ cup raw cashews, (or 1 and 1, depending on my mood at the time…LOL) plus ¼ cup roasted, salted pumpkins seeds. WIth a 950 watt motor, it’s got plenty of power to blitz through anything you put in it. Scraping down the sides regularly helps, too. Making your own almond butter at home isn’t complicated. btw...got a few comments about using the appropriate grinder...which will work, BUT (and that is a big BUT) you just can't compare the price of a coffee grinder ($19) to a standard nut grinder $100 plus. Add this to your meal prep for next week! I’ve tried to make almond butter and it was good but I think I didn’t let it mix quite long enough! Not sure what else I can do? That said. Do you think using a NINJA blender will work as well as the food processer? Step by Step Almond Butter with no oil. Sunflower seed butter was made last night Love your site!! Of course, they heated up during the process of blending them into butter, but I’m not really sure how hot that was. For other online options that I recommend, check out this post: https://detoxinista.com/2012/08/are-your-almonds-truly-raw/. I don’t know what he did, but it turned out tasting like pumpkin pie filling. After about 20 minutes of consistent processing– right about the time when you think you’re never going to wind up with almond butter and want to give up– magic will happen. Relevance. There are some tips here that would have been useful! Divide your cup of almonds in half and grind on the grinder for 1 minute in intervals of 10-15 second pulses. I don’t see why it wouldn’t work, but you might want to heat your almonds first, to make the process go faster. From what I have seen the food processor grinds nut butter faster compared to a high-performance blender.So if you have a food processor try that first. Great food come from your hearth, you are a great person. They have gone up in price there as well, but are still slightly less $5 a pound. Unfortunately, this did not work out so well for me. I haven’t found a protein powder that I love (so many of them are sweetened with a zero-calorie sweetener or have a chalky texture), so these peanut butter balls get their protein from simple whole food sources. Unlike her, I have had the problem of overheating the machine, either smelling a burning or plastic smell or having the blender shut itself off with its automatic sensor. I just bought mine about a month ago and use it for my butter. Thank you so much. Then I drain off the water, and “push” the excess water/liquid out of the butter using a spatula. Oh, one more thing, I did dehydrate them first as one person suggested. whats the shelf life? I almost gave up…then, like you said, I ignored the process of scraping the sides down, and walked away. I put it back in the food processor and it immediately became smoother and more even (about the grainy stage). But it tastes amazing now! I really want to make my own almond butter! I’ve never used a Ninja before, but I assume it would work! Thanks for sharing this recipe. Could you please guide me thru the process of dehydration? I’ve been wanting to do this, but I figured it was only a Vitamix type thing, which I don’t have. Thanks for the recipe! Could that have done it? It lasts a long time when kept in the fridge. I’ve made almond butter before, but for some reason I’ve not made it raw! Still not at the creamy stage yet…, I just used a ninja bullet and worked a treat . Reply I think other comments below have mentioned using the Ninja. Thanks for the tips! on Step 4. Puree, scraping down the sides with a spatula as necessary, until almond butter forms. Thanks for your time. Tuscany Cuisine, Thanks for the tutorial. I love how your photos show the transformation of the almonds into almond butter and the various stages you’d expect to see. It comes together quickly and makes a yummy snack alternative to peanut butter. Thanks for the additional info, regarding how long it can take for raw nuts. Not a hint of butter after 12 minutes, and then, the machine died! For how long would I do t and on what temperature? In a food processor the almonds would churn long enough to produce their own oils. It has such an awesome flavour! What speed do you recommend and/or do you “pulse” the blender? I have tried a few of your recipes (Cauliflower Pizza Crust, Frozen Almond butter Fudge, 5 Minute Massage Kale Salad, Peanut Butter Blondies, and Paleo Pankcakes, etc). . Not sure the exact time but enough to get it hot. The cardamom is fantastic and very diff. Delicious homemade almond butter using your food processor or high speed Vitamix blender. Hi I have a Hamilton beach they all work really well and very affordable surprisingly for how well they work and I use mine a lot. As I mentioned before, making almond butter really just requires patience, but I’ve included step-by-step photos below to help you gain the confidence you need. Add the almonds to the bowl of your food processor, fitted with an “S” blade, attach the lid and start processing. hi, did you soak and dry almonds before grinding? In my experiments with new recipes, almond flour and butter have the best flavor and texture. OMG!!!! I have to try this today.. now where did I put my food processor. Thanks so much!! Required fields are marked *, Notify me of follow-up comments via e-mail. But even with that, it still took about 10 minutes (takes about 90 seconds to make peanut butter). Kari also, how do you sprout the nuts? Yeah! I've found that almond butter with no additives usually lasts at least a month in the fridge, but be sure to check for signs of spoiling (such as mold or a bad smell) each time you use it. 20-minutes to be exact. I use a blendtec too. I had Almond Butter. Did you make this project? I’ll try a little oil and keep at it and see where it takes me. I’m kinda jumping in (with 4 kids and a tight budget, I just try to make it myself before I buy). 7 years ago ), you can blend in any add-ins you … Plus, the organic raw almonds from Trader Joe’s are still cheaper than a $12+ jar of organic almond butter! I am making my nuts butter all the time. Although I paid $6 for the raw almonds at Trader’s, about the same price as a jar of Almond Butter…it was fun though. Homemade Almond Butter in a Blender. Oh and honestly, I think mine tastes better than any store bought brand I’ve tried. This is for those who don't have a food processor ($$$$), but happen to have a COFFEE BEAN GRINDER ($) lying around. I have a Ninja and it works great when making nut butters! https://amyshealthybaking.com/blog/2015/02/18/easy-blender-almond-butter ; Almonds: Using raw, unsalted almonds will give you the most control over the flavor of your own almond butter, but you can also play around with roasted or salted almonds. This looks amazing. Check with Blendtec … your Jar must be faulty. You can store homemade almond butter in the fridge for at least 2 weeks in the fridge. I have to be careful though as I am quite regularly tmpted to just sit and eat it with a spoon… ha ha ha, It’s a powerful blender: http://amzn.to/1q6JJ8R. Eat. This process is similar to making your own coconut butter or peanut butter, but when it comes to homemade almond butter you’ll need a little extra patience. Plus, I like a nice toothy consistency, I bet the texture is really good. Your email address will not be published. I am new to the paleo diet and I’m a baker by profession. Do you have a Costco nearby? First person i read to soak and dehydrate the nuts. Never smelled anything burning. I may have to give this a try since I usually don't eat large jars of nut butters before they go bad. almond, cashew or a blend. I’ve kept mine in the fridge for up to a month, so it definitely seems to last that long, if not longer. It turns out so delicious with a little coconut sugar and healthy salt. I have one trick that save you 10 or more minutes when you warm nuts almonds in dehydrator or in oven for 2 hours 110F or longer they must be warm and than you put them to Food processor it takes only 5 minutes to make nut butter. And it scratched the jar up! I use a food processor to make my almond butter, but you can use a powerful blender, if you’d prefer. So smooth awesome! IIt almost makes nut butters effortless. Thanks. I think it helps to have a visual example! Thanks for posting!! No added oil required! Thank you! With a bit of help from a food processor or blender, homemade nut butter can be mixed together in a matter of minutes. I use my ninja and it works AWESOME! How do you make your almond milk, just curious? I wish I had read this thread before. I kind of pulse it and let the blades come up to their full speed between each pulse. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. what can I do now they are sitting in my ninja blender all crumbed up together. Again, I appreciate your help and insight! I’m so happy I found your blog! I think you save no money. Making almond butter at home is easy to do and only requires three ingredients! try BJ’s or costco (your local bulk store). Pour into a bowl. how much of each ingredient do you use? My almond butter only takes about 5 min. Yay! Meanwhile, a 16-ounce jar of Barney almond butter will set you back $11 and keto dieters’ favorite Legendary almond butter costs a staggering $18. I don't have a food processor a coffee grinder or a blender but I do have a hand mixer and a stick blender can I use one of these to make almond flour. BUT I had a tiny, coffee grinder (didn't want to use my expensive one) and I did the grinding in small increments and it was perfect! I use raw almonds and the vitamix reps on the phone said to either use roasted almonds or add oil but that it will not work with just raw almonds in a regular vitamix (i.e. Thought I should at least brag a little about the fact that I didn't have to buy a single jar of "baby food." . Yes, the texture is good...I ate mine within two days! (It may just be me, but I’d eat that stuff out of the tube if I could.) They turned out amazing. i was watching dr oz and saw almond butter helps belly fat loss,so there was a receipe for almond butter to make and he added oil,is that good to add or not before I give it a try. Leslie~Blendtec are the best high powered blenders. Time to give up and go to bed, trying again tomorrow with roasted almonds! This step is optional, but it can save you and your food processor some time, as the almonds will heat up regardless from this process. Using your hand, you will be able to sift the large chunks of almond out of the mix. Made it and love it. I also soaked my almonds in salt water overnight and then dehydrated them in a dehydrator at about 100 degrees F until dry and crisp. Nut butters are quite expensive in the Netherlands and this way I can make it cheaper and.. Just like my bbq ribs, ha ha. I add ice cold water to the food processor, pulse it along with the butter a few times. Transfer the almonds to a large food processor fitted with an "S" blade, and process them until creamy. Maybe that’s where it came from. I usually just put the nuts in then go watch tv for 20 minutes…somehow the scraping takes care of itself! Just like homemade nut milks. I added a bit of sea salt and organic maple syrup towards the end and it turned out delicious. I was a little nervous when my almonds turned into a rock hard mass spinning around my Cuisinart, but the results are creamy and delicious! I use my old Champion juicer to make almond butter–it is quick and easy for roasted nuts-(I don’t use raw). Thanks for the fabulous recipes! So glad to hear it works. My very favorite food processor is. I like making my own nut butters because the store bought ones are so full of sugar and I am a type 1 diabetic, my husband is type 2, so yeah those ones are out. Most of the posts all agree to roast or dehydrate first. Just 1 ingredient – that’s right! Using a pastry blender, blend in the oil and honey. Also, if you don’t want to worry about burning-out your food processor, try toasting the almonds in the oven for 5-10 minutes before adding them to the processor. Perhaps the moist almonds made the difference. I see myself making this soon. Vitamix had to pay out millions. Either use a food processor or high-speed blender to creamy a creamy, delicious nut butter. I did get some on sale at sprouts for $4.99 last week but that ended. It’s the best food processor to make almond butter or any other nut butter you want. Put the ready peanut butter into the container and cover it tightly. But I still remember the first time I made almond butter in a food processor and thinking, “sheesh, this is taking a really long time.”. (3 cups is roughly a pound). Then, it’s nut butter time! Homemade almond butter is easy to make and absolutely delicious. Here's how to make almond butter using your food processor or blender. How do you make it in your vitamix?? The consistency stayed the same from minute 7-15/20. Never had any issues with mine and have never heard of anyone that I know having issues. If you’re going to roast … Clean your grinder, this will be easy and can be done with a napkin. I add about 1 or 2 T. of liquified coconut oil or grapeseed oil to the blender first, then add the almonds. Maybe you could stir in a little oil, to thin it out? Try warming the almonds in the oven first before processing, for a quicker homemade almond butter! Tips. There should be chunks of butter remaining. Just a an FYI, the Trader Joe’salmonds are steam (flash) pasteurized, so even non organic wouldn’t contain icky processing chemicals. If the almond butter was creamy, like the kind you’d buy in the store, then it sounds like you did it correctly! you need the extra part (can’t remember the name) that is all plastic instead of a screen). honestly. Can someone comment a little more about the specific cost difference? I roasted the almonds in the oven just as you suggested. Hopefully toasting them in the oven next time will give you a better experience! I purchased raw from the bulk section of Whole Foods… never again! 4 Answers. ... is slightly more sticky/soft that other bliss balls I have made purely because you need to be able to mash it together without a food processor. I used Almond oil and yum! By the way, do you add sugar, salt or spices to the butter? And I have no idea how it would respond to being blended again– I don’t want you to break your blender to find out! You can get the non organic made with toasted almonds for much cheaper. I make almond butter in my Vitamix all the time. Which is weird considering that’s what I use and like the most. Do you put them directly from oven into Vitamix or freeze as some people do? on Introduction, 7 years ago Also you can order fresh raw almonds directly from CA growers through ebay–much cheaper! You’ll also notice that the almond butter is getting rather warm. That works great as well. Vegan Chocolate Crinkle Cookies (Gluten-Free), http://www.creativesimplelife.com/2013/01/02/organic-roasted-almond-butter/, https://detoxinista.com/2010/11/dont-wait-another-minute/, Carrot Ginger Dressing (Japanese Dressing), Best Broccoli Slaw (with Honey Mustard Dressing), Pumpkin Smoothie (tastes like Pumpkin Pie! Oh my gosh i am so excited.. it took me two days to get almond butter, but by golly I finally got it! My almond butter always looks like the pre-20 minute blend:) Persistance is key! I am looking forward to trying this. I noticed the ones above are not listed as organic. Thanks for the tips! I can’t spread it and it is not creamy anymore !!!!! Reply I’ve made this recipe using a KitchenAid, Cuisinart, and Breville brand food processors, all with great results. I had a tough time with my food processor because I had to scrape the sides many many times. It definitely does take some patience, but I think it’s worth it! I’d recommend toasting the almonds in the oven first, to make the process go faster. Cindy, Hi, I tried to make my butter with sprouted almonds but I forgot to dry. I just kept adding coconut oil a little at a time until it returned to normal. Here’s how they stack up: Peanut Butter: 7 grams of protein per 2 tablespoons : not the dry mix container). The inspiration for this came from grinding all kinds of grains in my coffee grinder for baby food. Somehow in my mind soaking them sounded it like the thing to do. I’m making my own almond butter today. Brieana, Such a shame. Thank you , Arielle I just did the same thing! I dumped the almonds in the blender right out of the oven. Could it be the additions that made it stiffen up or was it just not as far along as I thought? I recommend adding 1/4 cup of oil to the recipe in that case, to help facilitate blending. 6 years ago Just wondering how long can this butter store in the fridge for? And if I can make it with my cheap food processor, I am pretty sure no matter what your food processor looks like, you can make the creamiest almond butter you’ve ever tasted. PIN HERE for later and follow my boards for more recipe ideas. My old 2-speed Vitamix would produce a burning smell when trying to make almond butter without the oil, but if you have a 10-speed Vitamix, the lower settings will help to avoid that. Good luck! I always make my almond butter after soaking/sprouting the almonds first for 12 hours and then dehydrating them in my dehydrator on a low temp over night. Look for organic almonds, if possible, as all “raw” almonds are required to be pasteurized in the United States, and organic almonds are steam pasteurized, rather than using chemicals. The basic method to making nut butter is simple: Pour a few cups of your favorite nuts and seeds into a food processor, process for several minutes (anywhere from 8-12 minutes, depending on the nuts/seeds used), and blend in a few flavor/superfood boosts at the end. Now, I got greedy and added more almonds and put it in the "magic bullet" and there wasn't enough liquid, even with all the extra almond oil to mix it and the motor started to smell, so I quit! Hi! I’d recommend starting with. hey your a ledgend thanks for the recipie its in the making at the moment but so far much more successful than yesterdays attempts with other recipies xx. Ingredients: salt??? I’m trying your Mac-n-Cheese next…..a healthy Mac-n-Cheese! They are raw and the cheapest anywhere. How to make almond butter at home: step-by-step. I’ve read reviews that says the BlendTec has problems with the bottom seals and they wear out frequently…..have you have this problem? Scrape the side of the bowl with a rubber spatula regularly. you recommend vanilla powder or liquid? You’ll finally have a grainy-looking almond butter. I know this is an older post, but I just tried making almond butter in my Ninja-the food processer bowl, and it’s been going for an hour, with scrapes every few minutes. In fact, Vitamix’s stole blend tecs blade and over all design. I have an order of non pasteurized, raw almonds coming directly from a farmer and can’t wait to soak them, crisp them up, and turn them into almond butter. But I was peeking from my living room and sure enough the build up on the sides began to fall to the bottom and like you said, just like magic in about 5 more mins. I’ve heard that the reason real hazelnut butter is so smooth is they grind it for 24 hours. I use raw almonds, as I prefer their more mild flavor, but you can use roasted ones if you prefer. I hope that’s not a silly thing to do. 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