Regular Vegan Butter - Cocoa Butter Base
When I originally developed my first Vegan Butter recipe I had no idea it would be helpful to so many bakers. I just wanted something that was truly homemade where I had full control of the production process so I could introduce variations to tailor the vegan butter to the application I was working on. Other advantages were that it didn't need to rely on palm oil, which much of the commercial vegan butter industry utilizes, which is linked to rainforest destruction, as well as placing Sumatra orangutans in perilous danger.
The original Vegan Butter recipe uses refined coconut oil for a base, but what happens if there begins to be environmental issues with that type of oil? What if it's difficult to find coconut oil in your area? What if you recently had a dump truck empty 3500 pounds of deodorized cocoa butter in your driveway and you're wondering what to do with it? I don't know which one of these issues led to this, but soon after posting the first Vegan Butter recipe, people started inquiring how to make it using cocoa butter instead of coconut oil.
So, by popular demand, here is the recipe for Regular Vegan Butter - Cocoa Butter Base. Due to the difficulty of melting cocoa butter, the process of making this variation of Vegan Butter is different which is why I decided to post it on its own recipe page. Just like coconut oil, cocoa butter comes in both regular and deodorized, also known as refined versions, where they run it through an activated charcoal filter to remove its chocolatey flavors. This results in a wonderfully versatile solid fat that's extremely useful for a variety of uses. Looking to take advantage of the chocolate flavor of regular, unrefined cocoa butter? Then check out White Chocolate Vegan Butter.
When making these vegan butters it's highly recommended that you use a silicone mold like the Tovolo King Cube Extra Large Silicone Ice Cube Tray. This will allow you to make gorgeous butter cubes that can easily be slid out of the molds.
Learn more about the food science behind Vegan Butter.
Regular Vegan Butter Recipe - Cocoa Butter Base¼ cup + 2 teaspoons soy milk
¼ + ⅛ teaspoon salt
1) Curdle your soy milk
2) Mix your Vegan Butter ingredients
3) Transfer the Vegan Butter to a mold so it solidifies
For more vegan butter recipes check out the Vegan Butter section.
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The butter is what the key is! That what makes it smooth and silky. Totally love this recipe thank so much dear.
This vegan butter cocoa butter base recipe is easy and quick easy to make recipe. My friends and family will love this!
This vegan butter recipe will be a great addition to the vegan items on the menu at my wedding. I will make sure some of the deserts are included in my wedding photography shots.
This is actually not that bad, pretty dang good! Jk
I love vegan food like this right JK ?
I'd give it 6 stars if I could!
Samuel agrees this butter tastes like feet
Thanks for the info terry!
This was an awesome recipe!! Loved it.
I love me some butter. Thanks for the recipe!
My girlfriend is Vegan! I will send this to her, thanks!
Surprisingly it tastes the same!
I just couldn't believe the consistency!
Soooo good! I ate some with freshly baked bread and it melted so perfectly and was absolutely delicious.
No wonder why it has such good reviews - it's wonderful!
Mmmmm, im hungry now, thanks for sharing
A friend of mine recommended this recipe because I'm trying vegan cooking and I have to say it did not disappoint.
As someone who's trying to get into vegan cooking and baking, I didn't think I'd ever get to try cookies again. WOW was I wrong! What a great recipe, I highly recommend these!
This turned out amazing. Recommend for anyone looking for a vegan butter recipe!
Thanks for sharing this, we always give these cookies to our customers.
Sam from Drywall Contractors