Peanut Butter Chocolate Cups



For the Peanut Part:

  • ½ cup peanut butter

  • 1 tbsp coconut oil or melted cacao butter

  • 2 tbsp honey or maple syrup

  •  ¼ tsp tsp vanilla

 For the Chocolate Part:*

  • 1/4 cup cacao powder

  • 1/4 cup coconut oil or melted cacao butter

  • 2 tbsp honey or maple syrup

Allergic to peanuts? Use almond butter or tahini instead

*You can use a dark chocolate bar instead. Melt 100g in a bain-marie or in the sun.


  1. Mix the ingredients for the peanut butter part in a bowl, and the ingredients for the chocolate part in another bowl

  2. Mix very very well

  3. You can now prepare your cups by filling cupcake liners with both mixes.

  4. You can make layers like chocolate-peanut-chocolate so that the peanut is ‘inside’ or the other way around

  5. Freeze for 10 minutes every time you apply a layer.

  6. Freeze for at least 1 hour before eating, and you can also keep them in the fridge.


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