Tuesday, February 6, 2018

FMD (Vegan) Butter- Phase 3



Oh.
My.
Goodness!!

I cannot even believe this is real!! I was researching some things I want to make FMD, and ran across a recipe for vegan butter. I read it, I though "eh, it might be ok" and I tried it. I didn't have the oils called for and was sure this was going to be just ok. 

But I WAS WRONG!

I could not type this up fast enough!!

How these ingredients mixed together taste like BUTTER, I will never ever know. I guess I worked some witchy magic! HA!

This is something I would likely just spread on toast or biscuits or pancakes or muffins... I have not cooked with it yet and I am not sure how it would hold up to high heat. Right now, I am waiting for it to cool and solidify so I can taste it again. But as of this moment- it TASTES LIKE BUTTER, y'all!!




Aquafaba is the juice of a can of chick peas. I used the liquid from my cooked beans, since I ALWAYS have cooked chick peas on hand. (it does not count as anything on FMD- it is a condiment).

I cannot say how other oil combos would work- this is the ONLY combo I have tried. And frankly, I have no reason as of right now to try any other combos.

As far as servings go, I would just use the same portions as oil, since it is mostly oil.

Vegan Butter
Phase 3

6T aquafaba, at room temp or slightly colder
1/3 cup + 1T coconut oil, melted but cooled to room temp
1/3 cup + 2T grapeseed oil
2 1/2 T olive oil
1 1/4 tsp apple cider vinegar
Heaping 1/2 tsp sea salt

Put the sea salt, vinegar and room temp aqua faba in the blender. Blend for 15 seconds. 
Combine the oils in a container you can easily pour from- something with a spout (like a glass measuring cup). With the blender running on low, slowly pour the oils in- using the smallest stream you possibly can and pouring very slowly. About half way through the oil, turn the blender up a bit. You want the consistency of a slightly thin mayo. Add more grapeseed oil, in a super thin stream, if you need (up to a couple tablespoons). 


Pour the butter into a container and chill in fridge- DO NOT COVER until this is solid. Once it is solid you can cover. 


17 comments:

  1. Can't wait to try this! Thanks so much for sharing with all of us!

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  2. What is aquafaba. And where would I purchase it. Thanks

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    1. Check the post, it's explained there what it is ;)

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    2. Aquafaba is the cooking juice from chickpeas. Just save what you drain from the can.

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  3. You are my hero!!! Thank you so much for all your wonderful and thoughtful recipes!!!

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  4. How many servings would this be? I’m guessing 16?

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    1. I didn't calculate servings for the whole batch, because it's unlikely that anyone would portion it out. As I mentioned in the post, I would use this like oil for portions. But I personally, would not use this as an entire fat serving.

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  5. Hi Carolyn, have you tried this to saute or in a frying pan with veggies etc? Just curious if it would break down or if the flavor would remain buttery .:)

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  6. Do you think I could I could substitute avocado oil for the coconut oil? We're sensitive to coconut. Thanks!

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  7. You have NO idea how thankful I am to see this. I will definitely try it. Where do you find chick peas? I have never bought them in my life. (I'm a newbie, week 3 of FMD)

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    1. Chick peas are beans. Use them to make my hummus. It's really good in p3

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  8. Hi Carolyn- Can you use this in recipes like butter?

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