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Cashew Orgeat

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1 Cup Cashews
1 Cup Water
1 Cup sugar
0.25 Cup White Rum
2 dashes Orange blossom water
0.25 Tsp Salt


  • Lightly toast the cashews over low heat in a pan on top of the stove. Coarsely grind in a food processor.
  • Whisk ground cashews with the measure of water and transfer to an airtight jar. Let sit at room temperature overnight, shaking occasionally.
  • Pour into a bowl, then strain through a cheesecloth back into the jar.
  • Over low heat, gently cook the cashew milk with the white sugar and salt until both fully dissolve.
  • Remove from heat and let cool. Add the orange blossom water and rum, and whisk to fully incorporate.
  • Will keep for up to a month if refrigerated.