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Indulgent Vegan Peanut Butter Chocolate Cups: A Plant-Based Delight

by Mona Sotomayor on Apr 29, 2024

Peanut Butter Chocolate Cups

Are you a fan of whipping up homemade goodies, just like our crew at WMBT HQ?Ā 

Well, get ready to be wowed by our Vegan Peanut Butter Chocolate Cups! Not only are they a guaranteed hit and perfect for satisfying your sweet cravings, but they're also a breeze to make. And hey, before you give us the side-eye for a vegan dessert, trust us when we say this recipe is absolutely spectacular!

The Benefits of Eating Vegan

Before we dive into the recipe, let's talk about some of the benefits of eating vegan. Vegan food is rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and legumes, which are all high in fibre, vitamins, and minerals. This type of diet has been linked to a lower risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, and certain types of cancer. Additionally, eating vegan is better for the environment, as it requires fewer resources and produces fewer greenhouse gas emissions compared to a diet that includes animal products.

Why Choose Vegan Peanut Butter Chocolate Cups?

Our Vegan Peanut Butter Chocolate Cups are not only delicious but also easy to make and perfect for satisfying your cravings. They're made with simple, wholesome ingredients and are free from dairy and refined sugar. Plus, they're a great way to enjoy a sweet treat!

The Ingredients You'll Need

Makes 7 cups |Ā Prep 30 minutes

To make Vegan Peanut Butter Chocolate Cups, you'll need the following ingredients:

  • 250 ml (1 cup) coconut yoghurt
  • 60 ml (Ā¼ cup) peanut butter
  • Ā½ tsp vanilla essence
  • Vegan chocolate

Method

  1. Combine the yoghurt and peanut butter: In a bowl, combine the coconut yoghurt and peanut butter until smooth.
  2. Divide the mixture: Divide the yoghurt and peanut butter mixture evenly between seven We Might Be Tiny Muffin Cups.
  3. Drizzle melted chocolate: Drizzle melted vegan chocolate over each serving of yoghurt and peanut butter mixture.
  4. Chill: Place the cups in the fridge for 20 minutes to allow the chocolate to set.
  5. Serve and enjoy: Once the chocolate has set, serve and enjoy your delicious Vegan Peanut Butter Chocolate Cups!

Customisation Options

One of the best things about our Vegan Peanut Butter Chocolate Cups is how easily customisable they are. Here are some ideas to make them your own:

  • Nut Butter Variations: Instead of peanut butter, try using almond butter, cashew butter, or sunflower seed butter for a different flavour profile. Each nut or seed butter will bring its unique taste and texture to the cups.
  • Add Some Crunch: For added texture, sprinkle chopped nuts, seeds (like sunflower or pumpkin seeds), or crushed pretzels on top of the melted chocolate. This will not only add crunch but also enhance the flavour of the cups.
  • Fruit Swirls: Mix some mashed berries or fruit puree into the coconut yoghurt and peanut butter mixture before dividing it into cups. This will add a fruity twist to the cups and make them even more flavourful.
  • Spice It Up: Add a pinch of cinnamon, nutmeg, or ginger to the coconut yoghurt and peanut butter mixture for a hint of warmth and spice. These spices pair well with chocolate and peanut butter and can elevate the flavour of the cups.
  • Sweeten Naturally: If you prefer your desserts sweeter, add a tablespoon of maple syrup or agave nectar to the coconut yoghurt and peanut butter mixture. This will add sweetness without the need for refined sugar.
  • Chocolate Varieties: Experiment with different types of vegan chocolate for the drizzle. Try dark chocolate for a rich and intense flavour, or white chocolate for a sweeter touch. You can also sprinkle some cocoa nibs or chocolate chips on top for extra chocolatey goodness.
  • Vegan Toppings: Get creative with your toppings! Consider adding coconut flakes, dried fruit, edible flowers, or even a sprinkle of sea salt for a gourmet touch. These toppings not only add visual appeal but also additional flavours and textures.
  • Mini Dessert Cups: Instead of using muffin cups, try using mini silicone moulds or ice cube trays to create bite-sized treats. These mini cups are perfect for serving at parties or as a small indulgence after dinner.

Vegan Peanut Butter Chocolate Cups are a delicious and indulgent dessert that's perfect for satisfying your sweet cravings. Whether you're a vegan or simply looking to add more plant-based desserts to your diet, this recipe is sure to please. So why wait? Dive in and indulge in a sweet treat that's both vegan-friendly and downright irresistible!

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