This is a frosting that is not overly sweet and only uses 5 – 6 ingredients, Besides, who does not like a good vanilla frosting? Another thing, you make it in the blender. Now that is easy. Oh and something else, it is healthy.
- 5oz. dates, pitted, chopped
- 1 c cashews, unsalted, raw
- 3/4 c water, hot
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 1 tbsp vanilla paste, or 1 vanilla bean
- pinch of sea salt
In a blender combine all the ingredients. Let stand 45 minutes, or until dates and cashews are softened.
Cover blender and blend until smooth and creamy. You can add more water if frosting is too stiff.
Note: this frosting has a tannish color. You can substitute Vanilla Powder if you want it to be a lighter color.