Vegan cheddar

Vegan cheddar


  1. Soak the cashews in boiling water for 10 minutes, then drain
  2. Add all of the ingredients, except for one of the two cups of water and agar agar powder and blend in a food processor until smooth
  3. In a pot, add the remaining cup of water and stir in the agar agar powder until it dissolves
  4. Add the cashew mixture to the pot and boil for 1-2 minutes, whisking throughout
  5. Pour the mixture onto an oiled container and smooth the top with the back of a spoon
  6. Refrigerate until firm, (around 2-3 hours) then turn out onto a cheese board, slice and enjoy!


1 cup of cashews

Juice of 2 lemons

1 cup of water

¼ cup refined coconut oil (non-refined will make your cheese taste coconutty)

½ cup of nutritional yeast

1 Tbsp corn starch or tapioca flour

2 tsp paprika (or smoked paprika)

¼ tsp turmeric

Salt to taste

1 tbsp agar agar powder

1 cup water (for agar agar)

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