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Decadent Vegan Choco Peanut Butter Mud Cake: A Plant-Based Delight

by Mona Sotomayor on Apr 22, 2024

Choco Peanut Butter Mud Cake

We have a winner! This decadent and irresistible vegan dessert is guaranteed to earn a big thumbs-up from your tiny humans.

Introducing our Vegan Choco Peanut Butter Mud Cake recipe -Ā  the perfect after-school treat! These individual mud cakes are rich, fudgy, and bursting with chocolate and peanut butter flavours. Whether you're a vegan or simply looking to add more plant-based desserts to your little oneā€™s diet, this recipe is sure to impress even the fussiest of eaters.Ā 

Why Choose Vegan Desserts?

Vegan desserts offer a wide range of benefits, including being cruelty-free, better for the environment, and often healthier than their non-vegan counterparts. By using plant-based ingredients, you can create desserts that are just as delicious and satisfying as traditional desserts, but with the added bonus of being vegan-friendly.

The Ingredients You'll Need

Makes 3 Grip Cups |Ā Prep 30 minutesĀ 

To make Vegan Choco Peanut Butter Mud Cakes, you'll need the following ingredients:

  • 6 tbsp flour (all-purpose or gluten-free)
  • 4 tbsp raw cacao powder
  • 4 Ā½ tbsp coconut sugar
  • Ā¾ tsp baking powder
  • 6 tbsp overripe banana, mashed (equivalent to 2 small bananas)
  • 125 ml (Ā½ cup) rice milk
  • Ā¾ tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 tsp peanut butter
  • 1 tbsp chopped almonds (optional)
  • Melted dark chocolate (optional)

These ingredients are easy to find and can be customised to suit your taste preferences.

Step-by-Step Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven: Start by preheating your oven to 180Ā°C (350Ā°F) and setting aside three We Might Be Tiny Grip Cups.
  2. Prepare the batter: In a mixing bowl, combine the flour, cacao powder, coconut sugar, and baking powder. Add the mashed banana, rice milk, and vanilla extract, and stir until well combined.
  3. Fill the Grip Cups: Divide the batter evenly between the three Grip Cups, making sure not to fill them more than halfway as the cakes will rise significantly during baking.
  4. Add peanut butter: Spoon a teaspoonful of peanut butter into each cup, and if desired, sprinkle over a few chopped almonds.
  5. Bake the mud cakes: Place the Grip Cups in the preheated oven and bake for around 20-25 minutes. Check for doneness by inserting a toothpick into the centre of one of the mud cakes after 20 minutes, then every couple of minutes until the toothpick comes out moist and fudgy or until you reach your desired consistency.
  6. Serve and enjoy: Remove the mud cakes from the oven and allow them to cool for a few minutes before serving. For an extra indulgent touch, drizzle melted dark chocolate over the top before serving.

The Versatility of Vegan Desserts

One of the great things about vegan desserts is their versatility. You can easily customise this recipe by adding different flavours or toppings, such as fresh fruit, vegan whipped cream, or a scoop of vegan ice cream. The possibilities are endless!

Health Benefits of Vegan Desserts

Vegan desserts are often healthier than traditional desserts, as they are typically lower in saturated fat and cholesterol. By choosing plant-based ingredients, you can enjoy a sweet treat without compromising your health.

Vegan Choco Peanut Butter Mud Cakes are a delicious and indulgent dessert that's perfect for any occasion. Whether you're serving them at a dinner party or enjoying them as a sweet treat at home, these mud cakes are sure to impress. Give this recipe a try and discover the delicious flavours of vegan baking!

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