This dessert sauce is great with any cooked fruit or with cakes. The recipe is vegan, but you can make variations if you don't follow a vegan diet.
- Serves: 8 persons
- 2cups walnuts (halves and pieces)
- 1cup almond milk (or hazelnut milk)
- ¼cup coconut nectar (or rice syrup)
- 2teaspoons vanilla extract
- 1pinch salt (sea salt)
Step 1Place the walnuts in a bowl with enough water to cover them and allow them to soak for at least 8 hours or overnight.
Step 2Preheat the oven to 325 F.
Step 3Drain the walnuts well and blot them dry with a paper towel. Place them in a single layer on a baking sheet or cookie tray and bake for 10 minutes. Let the walnuts cool completely.
Step 4Place the almond milk, nectar or syrup, vanilla and sea salt in a blender. Blend for 10 seconds.
Step 5Add the nuts to the mix and blend again until smooth. This could take as long as a minute. You may have to stop periodically to scrape down the sides.
Step 6Chill for 30 to 45 minutes in the refrigerator.