Okay, so who doesn’t love peanut butter? But have you tried making it in a Vitamix? It’s super creamy and tastes way fresher than the jar stuff.
Imagine having toast with peanut butter you made yourself. Sounds cool, right? Let’s give it a try!
ingredients for making Peanut Butter Using Vitamix
Making your own peanut butter at home allows you to control the ingredients and customize the flavor to your liking. With a Vitamix blender, you can easily whip up a batch of creamy and delicious peanut butter in no time.
- 2 cups roasted peanuts (unsalted or lightly salted)
- 1-2 tablespoons honey or maple syrup (optional, for added sweetness)
- 1-2 tablespoons oil (optional, for smoother consistency)
How to Make Peanut Butter Using a Vitamix Blender?
Get ready to effortlessly make fresh, creamy peanut butter at home with your Vitamix blender. Perfectly customize the ingredients to your taste and get the freshest peanut butter around.
- Add 2 cups roasted peanuts to Vitamix container.
- Secure lid and set variable speed to lowest setting.
- Increase speed to medium-high and blend for 2-3 minutes, stopping to scrape down sides as needed.
- Once smooth consistency is reached, add up to 1 tablespoon of peanut oil or honey for creaminess, if desired. Add a pinch of salt.
- Blend additional 30 seconds or until fully combined.
- Store completed peanut butter in airtight container. Enjoy!
What type of peanuts work best?
Raw, unsalted peanuts or dry roasted peanuts both work well. Avoid boiled or heavily salted nuts.
How can I make my peanut butter creamier?
Adding 1 tablespoon of peanut oil or honey while blending will make the consistency creamier. Refrigerate before serving for thicker texture.
Why is my peanut butter gritty?
If there are gritty bits, keep blending for a bit longer. The Vitamix will break down any remaining peanut pieces for super smooth peanut butter.
Can I use other nuts besides peanuts?
You can use almonds, cashews, hazelnuts or any combination. Follow the same recipe ratios adjusting for the nut quantity.