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Pear Whipped Cream

A healthier, plant-based version of your favorite dessert topping, perfect for baked goods like Sweet and Tart Baked Apples.

  • Author: Chef AJ
  • Prep Time: 0 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
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  • 1 (28 ounce) jar of pears in their own juice
  • 1/3 cup cashews, raw
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp xanthan gum


  1. Drain pears and reserve juice for another use.
  2. In a blender, blend pears until smooth.
  3. Add remaining ingredients and blend until incorporated.
  4. Serve over fruit desserts.

Notes: You can substitute unsweetened jarred peaches in their own juice for the pears.

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Chef AJ

Chef AJ has been devoted to a plant-exclusive diet for over 45 years. She was the host of the television series Healthy Living with CHEF AJ which aired on Foody TV. A chef, culinary instructor and professional speaker, she is the author of three bestselling books, The Secrets to Ultimate Weight Loss:  A Revolutionary Approach to Conquer Cravings, Overcome Food Addiction and Lose Weight Without Going Hungry, Own Your Health and The 10th Anniversary Edition of Unprocessed. She also broadcasts CHEF AJ LIVE! on YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter daily.