food for thought

by michelle

almond honey spread

with 2 comments

Moroccan amlou is a spread (much like peanut butter) made of almonds, honey and argan oil which is generally eaten on bread for breakfast.

almond-honey-spread

Argan oil, which is apparently quite nutty in flavour, is endemic to Morocco and, I discovered, hard to find and very expensive in Australia! I opted for a version without it. If you love friands, almond criossants, frangipane or marzipan then this is for you. Combine 1 cup of finely ground almonds (with or without skins), 1 tablespoon of good fragrant honey, a few drops of bitter almond oil or essence and 2 tablespoons of oil. I used grape seed oil (which has very little flavour) and added a little more bitter almond to taste. Other nut oils such as macadamia or walnut would work too. Mix well and add enough extra oil to make a good spreadable consistency.

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Written by michelle picker

February 15, 2016 at 6:03 am

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  1. What a great alternative to peanut butter. Thanks for sharing, Chloe.
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    pinkiebag

    February 15, 2016 at 8:50 am

  2. Such a great nutrition!! Love it 🙂

    fravitch

    February 15, 2016 at 8:24 am


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