Alcohol-Free Drinks

Creamy Cashew HempĀ Latte

February  1, 2015
Photo by James Ransom
Author Notes

Non-dairy folks, rejoice. This is a rich, creamy latte, which features a sweet and easy-to-make homemade cashew hemp milk. It's a perfect afternoon treat, and it even has that gorgeous, characteristic latte color. If you like your lattes a little sweet, try adding an extra tablespoon of maple syrup to the recipe. —Gena Hamshaw

  • Serves 2
Ingredients
  • For the creamy cashew hemp milk (makes 4 cups):
  • 2/3 cup cashews, soaked for at least 2 hours and drained
  • 3 tablespoons shelled hemp seeds
  • 3 1/2 cups water
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 tablespoons maple syrup
  • For the creamy cashew hemp latte:
  • 2 cups creamy cashew hemp milk
  • 3 shots espresso
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. For the creamy cashew hemp milk (makes 4 cups):
  2. Blend all ingredients together in a high speed blender till smooth.
  1. For the creamy cashew hemp latte:
  2. Mix ingredients together. Warm gently in a small saucepan, divide into two portions, and serve.

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Gena is a registered dietitian, recipe developer, and food blogger. She's the author of three cookbooks, including Power Plates (2017) and Food52 Vegan (2015). She enjoys cooking vegetables, making bread, and challenging herself with vegan baking projects.