Crunchy or Smooth Peanut Butter


Tenina Holder

Posted May 15, 2020 (Last updated January 12, 2022)



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Truly delicious homemade peanut butter is hard to beat. Pass the apples, the celery or just a spoon will do...great with chocolate of course!


  • Roasted peanuts icon
    Roasted peanuts500 g
  • Golden caster sugar icon
    Golden caster sugar75 g
  • Pink himalayan salt flakes icon
    Pink himalayan salt flakes2 teaspoons

  • 1. Line a clean baking sheet with parchment paper
  • 2. Add roasted peanuts to the baking sheet
  • 3. Place into a cold oven
  • 4. Roast - 10 min, 200°C
  • 5. Meanwhile, create a sugar praline by placing the sugar into a dry frying pan
  • 6. Heat - medium heat, do not stir. Shake the sugar occasionally and then, as it starts to melt, a little more frequently so that the sugar melts equally
  • 7. Scrape the melted sugar onto a working surface
  • 8. Let it set
  • 9. Break it into pieces
  • 10. Place three quarters of the hot nuts into Thermomix bowl
  • 11. Add sugar praline and salt flakes
  • 12. Blend with MC on - 30 sec, speed 8
  • 13. Scrape down sides of TM5 bowl
  • 14. Blend with MC on - 30 sec, speed 7
  • 15. Scrape down sides of TM5 bowl
  • 16. Remove any peanut butter from the bowl that youwould like to have as smooth peanut butter
  • 17. Add the rest of nuts to the bowl
  • 18. Blend with MC on - 6 sec, speed 6. This is your crunchy peanut butter
  • 19. Store in airtight containers in the pantry

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