Delicious Peanut Butter Filled Chocolate Hearts

It doesn’t get much better than peanut butter and chocolate in our eyes. You all know one of our star products is our peanut butter cups.

These beauties are perfect to keep in the fridge and pop in the mouth when the sweet cravings hit. For all you peanut butter lovers out there, this one is for you. 

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Ingredients:

Chocolate:

  • 1 cup/200g cacao butter (finely chopped/grated)

  • 3-5 tbsp of maple syrup 

  • 1/2 cup of cacao powder

  • 1 tsp of vanilla extract 

  • Pinch of sea salt 

Peanut butter filling:

  • 3/4 cup of natural smooth peanut butter

Method:

  1.  Melt the cacao butter in a Bain Marie over a medium heat until completely melted. You can do this with a pot of water gentle simmering and a bowl placed on top.

  2. Take off the heat and whisk in the cacao powder, maple syrup, vanilla extract & salt.

  3. Pour a small amount into each of the moulds (about half a centimetre) then place in the freezer for 5-10 mins to set.

  4. Take the tray out of the freezer and spoon in about half a teaspoon of peanut butter into each mould.

  5. Carefully pour the rest of the chocolate over the peanut butter until each mould is flat and smooth

  6. Place back in the freezer for 20 minutes until completely set, then gently pop each one out! Store them in a container in the fridge/freezer and enjoy!

This recipe was created by Gina Burgess for Makan Snacks. Gina has a passion for a vegan, GF and refined sugar free lifestyle. You can check her out on Instagram at @ginabnutrition.

Don’t forget to tag @makansnacks and #makankitchenstories if you make it!

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