Peanut butter cups

Peanut butter cups

Peanut butter and dark chocolate is one of my fave flavour combos! So I’ve recreated Reeses peanut butter cups with less sugar and carbohydrates, making these cups keto-friendly 🙂

Because of the high cocoa content (I used 85% dark chocolate but you can use whatever you like), these are really rich and super satisfying. One PB cup is perfect to satisfy your sweet tooth 😉 If you don’t like really dark chocolate, you can always use milk chocolate. I like to go for the dark stuff because it means I won’t go crazy eating the whole batch! Dark chocolate is much more satiating than milk choc.

These are so damn easy to make. All you need is 3 simple ingredients.

I also made a peanut butter and jelly version of these cups. All you need to do is add a spoon of berry chia jam to each cup along with the peanut butter. The combo is SO good!

peanut butter cups

Peanut butter cups

Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Servings 6
Calories 231 kcal

Equipment

  • cupcake cases
  • Spoon
  • microwave
  • bowl

Ingredients
  

  • 150 g dark chocolate I used 85% but you can choose a lower cocoa content for sweeter cups
  • 60 g smooth peanut butter
  • 15 g coconut oil

Instructions
 

  • Melt half of the chocolate in a bowl. If using the microwave, melt at 30 second intervals until completely melted down.
  • Then melt half of the coconut oil and add to the melted chocolate- stir in well until combined
  • Divide this mix between the 6 cupcake cases to fill an even layer on the bottom
  • Place the cases on a plate in the freezer for 5 minutes until hard
  • Then remove from freezer and add 10g of peanut butter to the centre of each case. Return the cups to the freezer for another 5 minutes
  • Melt the rest of your chocolate and add the 2nd half of melted coconut oil
  • Add this chocolate to the cups to add a layer on top of the peanut butter layer. Put in the fridge for 5-10 minutes until set and enjoy! 🙂

Notes

Macronutrient breakdown per cup:
Calories 231
Fat 19g
Carbohydrates 6g
Protein 6g

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