This homemade macadamia nuts butter is so easy to make and tastes amazing! If you love macadamia nuts, you will go crazy over this epic nut butter!
Need a change from the old boring peanut butter? Indulge yourself with this amazing gourmet macadamia nut butter! It tastes soooo good!
Buttery macadamia nut flavor trapped in a smooth spread – mmm! This stuff is simply epic spread on a toast!
By the way, this toasted bread on my pics is gluten-free and low-carb! Check out my best ever keto bread recipe and make it today!
Bite into this macadamian goodness and taste a fresh nut flavor in every bite! So smooth and creamy, yummy yum yum!
Macadamia nuts are expensive, but still much cheaper than store-bought macadamia nut butter! Macadamia nut butter is very rare and hard to find… and paying inflated prices for it doesn’t make sense when you can make your own macadamia nut butter is less than 5 minutes!
Why are macadamia nuts so expensive?
There are several reasons why macadamia nuts are the most expensive nuts:
1. Scarcity – there is limited supply of macadamia nuts compared to other nuts. Macadamia nuts are grown primarily in Australia, South Africa and Kenya with a limited harvest.
2. Long time to produce nuts – it takes a Macadamia tree 7 to 10 years to start producing nuts.
3. Hard to crack – macadamia nuts have a very thick shell (3 to 6 millimeters) that requires very tough machinery to crack. To be able to use extra-strength pressure to crack the nuts and not to damage the inside is a challenge, so processing macadamia nuts is expensive as well.
Even though macadamia nuts are expensive, they are so incredibly delicious that I don’t mind paying for them 🙂 Macadamias are my favorite type of nut!
The cheapest places to buy macadamia nuts are Trader Joe’s and Amazon. For me Trader Joe’s is kind of out of the way, so I usually end up ordering them from Amazon.
I buy bags and bags of them, yum! I leave some whole for a snack, and grind some in a food processor to make this homemade macadamia nut butter!
How To Make Macadamia Nut Butter
Making your own macadamia nut butter is very easy. All you need to do is to put macadamia nuts in a food processor or blender and process until they turn into a nut butter!
In the first few minutes the nuts turn into crumbs, then the crumbs come together into a sticky ball and finally they turn into a creamy macadamia nut butter!
If during the first few minutes of processing the nut crumbs stick to the sides of the food processor, pause the processing, open the bowl and scrape the sides down with a spatula so those stuck crumbs are within reach of the food processor blade.
The whole process from turning raw macadamia nuts into a macadamia nut butter takes about 5 minutes. Super easy and also cheaper than buying a store-bought macadamia nut butter! Plus the homemade macadamia nut butter is also fresher tasting and more delicious than the one from the store!
If you want, you can add some flavorings in your homemade macadamia nut butter, such as honey, cinnamon or salt. Personally, I like my macadamia butter pure, raw and unflavored – I think macadamians are so full of natural delicious flavor that I don’t want anything to interfere with their amazing taste!
If you like this homemade macadamia nut butter, you will also love these easy healthy recipes:
Homemade Almond Butter – so easy to make and so delicious!
Keto Bread In A Mug – this amazing keto bread has no carbs and no gluten! You won’t believe how good it is! Tastes like real bread!
Paleo Chocolate Mug Cake – this amazing chocolate cake is good for you! No gluten and no refined sugar!
Honey Candied Pecans – clean eating recipe that uses honey instead of sugar! You can make this with macadamia nuts too!
- 1 bag (16 oz) macadamia nuts
- Put macadamia nuts in a food processor bowl fitted with a steel blade. Process for 5 minutes, or until the macadamia nut butter is smooth.