Sweet Chilli Cashew Cheese

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A dairy-free version of “Sweet Chilli Philli”, my chilli cashew cheese is the bomb! Try it on the kids, they won’t know the difference!

Recipe Type: GF, DF, RSF, V, Paleo

Serves about 1 Cup Cheesechilli cheese
Time 15 mins


  • 1 C cashews (soaked in water for a minimum of 4 hours)
  • 1/4 C savoury yeast flakes
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 t chilli flakes OR pureed chilli OR 1 fresh chilli (deseeded) OR 2-3 t Hilbilby Fire Sauce
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • 2-3 T water
  • 1 t sea salt


  1. Process all ingredients together in a food processor (or combine using a stick mixer or blender) until well combined, you may need to scrape down the edges.
  2. Adjust for flavour (extra salt/lemon/chilli etc.)
  3. Store in a glass jar in the fridge


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