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Homemade Peanut Butter

Homemade Peanut Butter



Quick,healthy and easy- Homemade Peanut Butter
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total time: 5 minutes
Makes: 1.5 cups
Ingredients:

  1. Roasted peanuts- 2 cups( method given below)
  2. Salt- to taste
  3. Peanut oil /vegetable oil – 2 tsp( optional)

Instructions:

  • Place the peanuts ,salt and oil into the bowl of a food processor /mixie.Process /blend for 1 or 2 minutes.Scrape the sides of the bowl as needed.

  • Process/blend for 2 to 4 minutes or until it turns smooth .(Process for few more minutes ,if you want it really smooth and creamy.)Place the peanut butter in an airtight container and store in the refrigerator for upto 2 months.

  • FOR ROASTED PEANUTS-Preheat oven to 180 Deg C .Place peanuts on a baking tray,spread it evenly and bake for about 30 to 35 minutes.Stir it well ,half way through.Let it cool completely.
  • Place the roasted peanuts on a wire strainer and rub it using a spoon or your fingers,allowing the skins to fall into a bowl placed below the strainer.

  • NOTES
    • For chunky peanut butter,add 3 to 4 tbsp of crushed peanuts into the finished peanut butter,and mix well using a spoon.
    • For chocolate peanut butter add 1.5 to 2 tbsp cocoa powder and powdered sugar to taste into the finished peanut butter and blend well until combined.
    • You can also add 2 tsp of honey ,if desired.

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    8 Comments

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    great-secret-of-life
    May 10, 2014 at 11:23 am

    so creamy.. Love this home made version.. love the 2nd click

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    Preetha
    May 10, 2014 at 11:35 am

    that was an easy way to make a spread… loved the colour on it.. and also the texture.. i like it with small bits of peanut in it.. a dash of crunchiness… !!!!

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    Torviewtoronto
    May 10, 2014 at 2:26 pm

    wonderful pictures looks like it is better to make peanut butter at home 🙂

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    Magees kitchenworld
    May 10, 2014 at 6:15 pm

    its an awesome post….healthy

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    coralcrue
    May 10, 2014 at 7:53 pm

    i make this too but when i overeat it, I tend to develop knee pain. love it though. so healthy and tasty 🙂

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    Lifewithspices
    May 12, 2014 at 5:23 am

    wonderful homemade spread..

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    Stefyveganfood
    May 16, 2014 at 3:57 pm

    Grazie,non pensavo fosse cosi semplice la realizzazione del burro d'arachidi.Proverò sicuramente.:-)

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    Anonymous
    May 28, 2014 at 4:28 am

    I've been toying with the idea of making my own Peanut Butter at home for quite a while now. I think I may just have to get right down to doing it soon!

    – Meena (www.hookedonheat.com)

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