If you’ve never made your own nut butter cups, you’re in for a serious treat.
Not only are they super simple to make, they’re fun because you can put different types of nut butters in then and use high quality chocolate so they taste even more amazing than the store bought ones. Plus, you barely need to add any extra sweetener, making them healthier and lower calorie than traditional packages ones.
This recipe for homemade dark chocolate almond butter cups is one of my favorites. Give it a try and never buy plastic-y store-bought ones again!
1/2 cup smooth almond butter
1 Tbsp honey, warmed
1 Tbsp coconut oil, melted
Pinch of sea salt
40g dark chocolate (ideally 85% or higher)
Using a personal sized blender like a Magic Bullet or a food processor, blend together the almond butter, honey, and coconut oil until you get a well mixed paste.
Melt the chocolate, then pour half into silicon baking cups and stick into the freezer for 5-10 minutes or until chocolate is set.
Evenly spoon the almond butter mixture into cups, using your fingers or a spoon to make each one level (it helps to wet your fingers first). Next, pour the remaining chocolate into each cup, picking up and swirling it around until the chocolate covers all the almond butter mixture.
Immediately sprinkle sea salt on top and lace in the freezer for 30 minutes or until firm.
Store in the fridge or freezer (if you have any leftovers!)
Macros (per 1/8th recipe):