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cashew date frosting in a brown ceramic bowl with white background and cashews

Easy Cashew Frosting

Sam Cooks Kindness
makes about 1⅓ cups - This Cashew Frosting is super simple to make, sweetened with dates and requires only 4 ingredients to make! Decadent and thick frosting that is perfect to frost your favorite cakes, cupcakes and cinnamon rolls!
4.75 from 4 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 6 servings


  • cup raw cashews
  • 6 fresh medjool dates pitted (about 100g)
  • ¼ cup vanilla soy milk
  • teaspoon salt


  • Prepare cashews & dates - In a bowl add cashews and pitted dates. Cover with hot water and let sit for at least 30 minutes and up to 2 hours. Drain well.
  • Blend - Add soaked cashews and dates to a high power blender with milk and salt and blend until smooth and creamy. This may require some patience based on the blender you are using. Press down the sides as needed and continue till you have a thick and smooth frosting. Resist adding more milk if possible, as this will thin your frosting.
  • Store - Keep your frosting in a sealed container in the fridge until ready to use. Will keep fresh in the fridge for 5-7 days.


NOTE- Recipe makes enough to heavily frost 6 cupcakes or a one layer 9 inch round cake. Adjust as necessary.
Keyword blender frosting, cashew date frosting, easy dessert, healthy frosting, refined sugar free