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Friday, 5 August 2016

Peanut Butter Cups

Vegan, Wheat-free, Gluten-free, Yeast-free, Guilt-free
Raw Peanut Butter Cups, with a peanut butter base, a nut butter filling topped off with a homemade raw chocolate, crushed peanuts,cacao nibs and oats!
What better way to start the weekend than with some delicious RAW & vegan peanut butter cups!
These peanut butter cups taste just like Reeses Pieces (according to my sister) but a healthier & guilt-free version!

Peanut butter with chocolate is a yummy pairing, along with oats & nuts for texture and added protein...it makes a delicious snack/dessert.

This recipe is super quick & easy to make.
Purely scrumptious!!!

Preparation- 5 minutes
Makes- 9 Peanut Butter cups

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Ingredients for the Base
-1/4 cup of gluten-free oats
-2 & 1/2 Tablespoons of organic peanut butter
-100g of organic peanuts
-1/4 Teaspoon of vanilla extract
-Pinch of salt
-2 Tablespoons of coconut oil (melted)
-1/2 Tablespoon of maple syrup

Filling
-Organic peanut butter

Ingredients for the topping
-2 & 1/2 Tablespoons of cocoa powder (you can use cacao)
-3 & 1/2 Tablespoons of coconut oil (melted)
-Pinch of salt
-3 Tablespoons of maple syrup
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To make the Base
Step 1- Line a cupcake tin with cases.

Step 2- In a food processor/blender, add in the oats & peanuts and whiz up on high until crumb like.
This will take a few minutes.
Step 3- Add in peanut butter,vanilla extract, salt, coconut oil and maple syrup.
Blend until combined.
Step 4- Place equal amount of the mixture into each cupcake case, pressing down until smooth and even.
Step 5- Pop a 1/2 teaspoon of peanut butter on top of each base then place the tray into the freezer whilst you make the chocolate topping.

To make the Chocolate topping
Step 1- In a food processor/blender, combine the melted coconut oil, maple syrup, cocoa or cacao powder and salt until silky smooth.
Step 2- Pour some chocolate into each case, then pop the tray into the freezer to set.
This will take around 1 hour!
Once firm, remove from the cases and serve.
Leave at room temperature for 10-15 minutes before eating!

Keep in a sealed container in the fridge.

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8 comments

  1. oh my these look amazing, I am going to have to try these out asap! x

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    1. Hey, aww thankyou so much! I have been loving peanut butter recently and this is honestly the best peanut dessert i have had so far, and being RAW....guilt free! You can't go wrong!
      Happy baking x

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  2. Aaaaww these look delicious!!

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  3. I absolutely love peanut butter cups, they look amazing! After about 3 years of being vegetarian, I realized how important it is avoid eating other animal products too. I just discovered your blog, it's so lovely and inspiring! Thank you very much. Luna x
    PS: I really don't want to be one of these annoying people but I just started my blog sunday.liar.wordpress.com and I'd love you to come around!

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    1. Peanut butter cups are delish!!!!! It is very important to look after innocent animals & making food like this, there is no need to eat animal products! Vegan food is so good! I cant thankyou for your lovely words! It means alot to me to know that i am helping & inspiring others, its one of the main reasons i set up my blog in the first place! :)
      I will check it out now sweetie :) x

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  4. delicious cup cake..!thank you for sharing amazing recipe of cap cake. you will find here EasyWayFinder testy food's shop location.

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    1. aw thankyou so much! so glad you like them! They are so yummy :) x

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