Has anyone used this for making nut butters from almonds? I love almond butter, but the processor I have can't handle the paste of nuts after they begin to break down. Anyone have experience...
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Has anyone used this for making nut butters from almonds? I love almond butter, but the processor I have can't handle the paste of nuts after they begin to break down. Anyone have experience with this? kthy
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YES. We make it in small batches, and process the nuts for a long time, until the batch becomes oily after it is initially dry. Keep going until it lumps up. Stop and use your spatula to clear off the sides, then process a little longer. You will save beaucoup bucks. We are very satisfied with this machine! See my post about making hummus, esp. raw food variety.
I made peanut butter (about 2 pounds of nuts) with this machine and i was amazed at how quickly it was done. I placed the nuts in the food processor when there were still a little warm (i roasted them slightly), which helped to cut down on the processing time. I'm also impressed at how quiet the machine is and how smooth it purees vegetables, for soup. I even chopped coconut after slicing it in small pieces and was amazed at how quickly and finely it was chopped. I would definitely recommend this food processor.
Hi Jeff, Wondering if you could tell us how the processor has worked out for you for until now. I am planning on buying this unit mainly for making my own almond butter. Does the motor hold up to repeated almond butter making - say a batch every 3-4 weeks?
This thing is great for making nut butter. I wasn't paying attention to how much almonds i was using but maybe about 1 cup to 1.5 cup? i roasted it and let it cool some before using this on it. I've heard of cheaper processors overheating or taking extra long time to blend it. With this one, it didn't take that long although it did heat up. However, i do think if you just let the almonds cool down completely before blending, it'd be even better on the processor. Honestly it's REALLY AWESOME at making nut butter.