The almond butter is an essential ingredient added to most of our food, and it is usually used as breakfast for most people when rushing to work. The almond butter is important because it is easy to source for and can be easily added to toast very early in the morning.
The almond butter is made out of no other thing, but the almond itself, and the almond to be used for the preparation of the almond butter can either be fresh or roasted one. To make a very tantalizing and superb among butter which can help to catch the taste of people and yourself, it is important that you add other substances like the vanilla flavor, honey, and some other things. It is important that the almond should be me that is free from bacteria, and it must be of high quality. The preparation of almond butter by oneself allows one to be able to determine the quality of such butter made using the best available ingredients.
The almond butter is very easy to make taking just a little period of one's time. And it should be noted that the quality of the almond butter you will make will be dependent on the type of equipment used. The following are processes involved in the preparation of almond butter:
Before we go into the preparation properly, I will love to mention the ingredients and equipment that should be made available when preparing the almond butter. The ingredients needed are; raw almonds (depending on the quantity you want to make), salt, and some other ingredient of choice such as cinnamon, vanilla, et cetera. The equipment needed for the preparation are; blender, jar, scooper, et cetera.
The preparation of the almond butter is as follows :
Roasting the almond (fresh one): When you are making use of fresh almond, it is important to roast it to remove the bacterias on the surface of the fruit. To roast, make use of an oven preheated to about 350 degrees Fahrenheit and placed the almond (spread over a baking sheet) in the oven for about ten minutes. Upon removal, allow the roasted almond to reduce in temperature.
Blending of the Almond to make the almond butter: Place the almonds in a food processor of good quality and on it. It should be noted that it takes about fifteen minutes for the almond to be properly made. Went you observe the presence of the almond at the top layer of the blender, make sure you off the socket and scrap them down into the blender.
Over time, around eight minutes, the almond will begin to observe the change in the texture of the almond, and it will begin to look like the almond butter. At this point, the almond will begin to ball up so you should scrap it to allow proper blending. The almond butter should be scrapped whenever the balling up is observed for proper blending. Around twelve minutes, the almond must have released most of its oil, and it will have achieved the required form that can be added to toast for eating.
Addition of other essentials: After the twelfth minute, other necessary ingredients of one's choice like the vanilla or cinnamon flavor should be added to it and should be allowed to mix properly in the blender.