Greg’s Keto Nut butter Cups

This is our take on Reese Peanut Butter Cup keto style. Since peanuts are said not to be keto-friendly, we substitute it with almond or cashew butter. But you can use any nut butter of your choice. Macademia or walnut butter are superb as well in this recipe.

Greg's Keto Nut Butter Cups

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour

Yield: 4

Calories per serving: 320

Fat per serving: 33

Carbs per serving: 8

Protein per serving: 8.5

Fiber per serving: 1.5

Greg's Keto Nut Butter Cups

This is our take on Reese Peanut Butter Cup keto style. Since peanuts are said not to be keto-friendly, we substitute it with almond or cashew butter. But you can use any nut butter of your choice. Macademia or walnut butter are superb as well in this recipe.

Ingredients

  1. 1 scoop or 33 g vanilla protein powder
  2. 18 g cocoa powder
  3. 20 g melted butter
  4. 80 g coconut oil, melted
  5. 10 drops liquid stevia or 2 pkts stevia powder
  6. 60 g almond or cashew butter melted and leave to cool
  7. Additional 10 ml coconut oil
  8. A pinch of salt

Instructions

  • In a bowl, mix the following dry ingredients; protein powder, cocoa powder, pinch of salt and stevia together.
  • In a separate bowl, combine melted butter, 80 g coconut oil and mix till combined.
  • Add the wet ingredients to the dry and mix till you have a shiny gloss.
  • Using half of the mixture to fill 1/3 of silicon moulds. Place in the refrigerator to cool, approx. 30 mins or 10 mins in the freezer. Put the remaining mixture aside.
  • In a separate bowl, mix nut butter and 10 ml coconut oil melt in microwave for 10 seconds and stir till you have a liquid consistency.
  • Once the chocolate is set add the peanut butter mixture to form a second layer. Put back in the fridge to set.
  • Once set, spoon the remaining chocolate mixture on top to form a third layer. Chill and unmould.

Notes

We live in the tropic so our coconut oil has never turned solid. Melted coconut oil only applies to you folks in the cold countries 🙂

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