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Sweet Peanut Soup

Sweet Peanut Soup

Full of Plants
Super nutty, creamy, and silky-smooth sweet peanut soup! A healthy, not too sweet, and delicious snack!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine Vietnamese
Servings 3 small servings


  • 1 cup raw peanuts
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup full-fat coconut milk
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp glutinous rice flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract optional
  • for topping: roasted peanuts toasted sesame seeds


  • Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Place the raw peanuts on the baking sheet and roast for about 10 minutes. Turn off the oven and leave the peanuts inside for another 3 minutes. Remove from the oven and let cool completely. Transfer the roasted peanuts to a clean towel and rub the peanuts inside the towel to remove the skin. Try to remove as much skin as possible, it's okay if there are still a few peanuts with the skin on.
  • Transfer the peanuts to a high-speed blender. Add the water and blend on high speed for about 1 minute. Strain the peanut milk through a nut milk bag.
  • Pour the peanut milk into a medium saucepan. Add the full-fat coconut milk, maple syrup, glutinous rice flour, salt, and vanilla extract. Bring to a boil over medium heat for about 2 minutes, or until it starts to thicken. Depending on how thick you want your soup, add more glutinous rice flour (make sure to dissolve it in a tablespoon of water before).
  • Divide the peanut soup into small serving bowls, top with roasted peanuts, toasted sesame seeds, and a tiny drizzle of toasted sesame oil (omit if you are avoiding oil). Serve warm!
  • This peanut soup will keep for up to 3 days in the refrigerator.


No nutritional information for this recipe as it's difficult to calculate the amount of peanuts strained.
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