RAW TREATS: Raspberry Marzipan & Peanut Butter Cups

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I know, right?

Most of us love the combination of berries and peanut butter, most of us love chocolate and most of us love marzipan. I have decided to combine all of those wonderful things and now most of you will love me.

The Chocolate

  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin coconut oil
  • 3 tablespoons raw cacao powder
  • 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon lucuma powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla powder
  • 1 pinch of salt

The Raspberry Marzipan

  • 2 tablespoons raw almonds
  • 2 teaspoon pure maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoon freeze-dried raspberry powder
  • 1 pinch of vanilla powder
  • 1 pinch of salt

You will also need about 1 tablespoon raw, unsalted peanut butter.

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The Directions

  • Firstly, mix the chocolate in a small bowl
  • Place 8 mini cupcake liners on a tray/plate
  • Pour a bit of chocolate into each liner
  • Place chocolate in freezer for a bit until hard
  • Run almonds in a mini chopper until they turn in to a fine powder
  • Add the almond powder and the rest of the marzipan ingredients to a small bowl and mix well
  • Roll little balls of raspberry marzipan, press flat and place on top of the chocolate in the liners
  • Add a dollop of peanut butter on top of the marzipan, pour more chocolate on top and place back in freezer for about 15 minutes
  • Store in freezer

12 Comments

  1. They look fantastic! Can I use vanilla drops instead of powder? And the raspberries, are they just frozen and then mashed, or is there actual powder?

    1. Thank you! You can definitely substitute for vanilla drops. Regarding the raspberries; they are not just frozen, they are “freeze dried”. It’s a procedure that I don’t know if you can do at home. I usually buy my freeze dried raspberries in powder form, which is what this recipe calls for. You can also find them in little chunks; these can be ground up by mashing them with a spoon or preferably by blending them in a small blender or coffee grinder. You can find freeze dried raspberries online, in gourmet chocolate shops, tea/coffee shops etc. Hope this helped.

    1. Hi Monica, you can substitute the coconut oil for raw cacao butter (this would be even better). Lots of shops also have raw chocolate with no coconut oil. You could also use a standard dark chocolate and melt it, if you don’t mind the chocolates not being raw.

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