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Dark Chocolate Almond Butter Cups

  • Author: Ashlea Carver
  • Prep Time: 1 hour 20 min
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Yield: 24 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free
  • Author: Ashlea Carver
  • Prep Time: 1 hour 20 min
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Yield: 24 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free

Ingredients

  • 12 oz dark chocolate 
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil 
  • ½ cup creamy almond butter
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 
  • Flaky sea salt for topping

Method

  1. Add the dark chocolate and coconut oil to a microwave safe bowl. Microwave for 1 minute and then stir. Microwave again for 30 seconds more and then stir. Repeat until the chocolate is fully melted. 
  2. Line a mini muffin tray with liners
  3. Pour around 1 teaspoon of melted chocolate into the bottom of the muffin liners. Place the muffin tin in the fridge or freezer for 5-10 minutes to let the chocolate harden. 
  4. Add the almond butter, maple syrup, and vanilla extract to a small mixing bowl and stir until well combined. 
  5. Next, spoon in around 1 – 1.5 teaspoons of almond butter into the center of each cup. 
  6. Cover the almond butter filling with around ½ tablespoon more of melted chocolate until the filling is completely covered. Sprinkle each cup with a little flaky sea salt and place in the freezer to harden.

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