Maple Walnut Butter

Maple Walnut Butter 580 Image by: Maple Walnut Butter 580 Author: Canadian Living

Soaking walnuts in water overnight rids them of any bitter aftertaste. This butter may appear dry, but don't worry -- it is extremely smooth and creamy, and spreads very easily.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups walnut halves
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Method

In bowl, cover walnuts with water. Cover with tea towel and soak for 12 hours or for up to 24 hours.

Drain walnuts; blot with paper towel. Bake on parchment paper–lined baking sheet in 275°F (140°C) oven, turning once, until crisp, about 1 hour. Let cool completely.

In food processor, puree walnuts until smooth, about 3 minutes, scraping down side occasionally. Add maple syrup and salt; process to combine.

Make-ahead: refrigerate in airtight container for up to 1 week.

Nutritional facts per 1 tbsp: about

  • Fibre 1 g
  • Sodium 29 mg
  • Sugars 1 g
  • Protein 2 g
  • Calories 84.0
  • Total fat 8 g
  • Potassium 57 mg
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 2 g

%RDI

  • Iron 3.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 5.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 1.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 0.0
  • Vitamin C 0.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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