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Banana Cashew Mousse

Ingredients

 

2 bananas, cut into chunks

 

1 ½ cups cashew cream (see below)

 

3 Tbsp pure maple syrup

 

1 Tbsp orange juice

 

1 pinch salt

 

 

 

Cashew Cream

 

Cover 1 ¼ cups raw cashews with 4 cups boiling water in large bowl.

 

Cover with clean kitchen towel and let stand 6 hrs.

 

Drain then blend in blender with 1/3 cup cold water for 5 minutes or until smooth and thick like sour cream.

 

Can be used in place of cheese, cream and sour cream.

 

Keeps in frig for 1 week.

 

 

 

Directions

 

Blend all ingredients in blender or food processor until smooth.

 

Divide evenly between 4 dessert bowls.

 

Garnish.

 

 

 

Garnish:

 

Ingredients

 

Small handful of cashew pieces.

 

½ banana, sliced thickly

 

1 Tbsp maple or brown sugar

 

 

 

Directions

 

Place bananas in small saucepan and sprinkle with sugar.

 

Sauté 2-3 minutes over medium until brown and glistening.

 

Place on top of mousse and sprinkle with cashew pieces.

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