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Dark Chocolate Matcha Almond Butter Cups

July 27, 2018

Dark Chocolate Matcha Almond Butter Cups

Like matcha and dark chocolate? Well, you’re in for a treat! This Dark Chocolate Matcha Almond Butter Cups will surely satisfy all your of matcha and chocolate cravings all in one bite. Why matcha and dark chocolate? Here’s why!

Why Matcha? 

Matcha is the concentrated form of green tea with the same benefits that you can see in green tea. The difference? Matcha has the benefits amplified! The reason why it’s benefits are stronger is because matcha powder contains catechins, which is a type of antioxidant found in other superfoods.

Read more about our matcha collagen in this Product Spotlight: Enhanced Collagen Vitality!

Why Dark Chocolate?

First of all, dark chocolate as most of us already know, is loaded with nutrients that your body will love. Dark chocolate is made from the seed of a cocoa tree, which is one of the best sources of antioxidants. Studies show that dark chocolate can help improve your health, reduce the risk of heart disease, improve brain functionality, and more!

Ingredients:

Directions:

  1. Line mini muffin pan with paper liners; set aside.
  2. Melt in a small saucepan on the stove over low heat. Stir until the chips have completely melted. Be careful not to burn the chocolate.
  3. Scoop a ½ tablespoon of the melted chocolate into liners. Transfer pan to freezer and allow the chocolate to set for 5 minutes.
  4. While the bottom layer sets, make your filling: In a small bowl, microwave the almond butter for 15-20 seconds, until slightly melted.
  5. Stir in the collagen matcha powder and maple syrup in the filling. Mix well and set aside.
  6. Take the muffin pan out of the freezer. Using a ½ teaspoon, scoop a rounded ball of the filling and place on the solidified chocolate.
  7. Gently press the butter down with the back of the teaspoon. Cover with the melted chocolate (½ tablespoon.).  Repeat this step until the muffin pan filled.
  8. Set the tray in the fridge for 1 hour until solid. Enjoy whenever you like!

 

Disclaimer

The information provided herein is for informational purposes only. The products or claims made about specific nutrients or products are reviewed and evaluated by Organika based on available scientific evidence on its initiative. Such applications, however, have not been specifically assessed by Health Canada. Organika makes no guarantee or warranty with respect to any products sold, and shall not be responsible for any indirect, inconsequential and/or special damages for the reliance on or use of any information contained herein. This information is not meant to be a substitute for the advice provided by your physician or another medical professional. You should not use this information for diagnosing a health problem or disease but should always consult your physician.

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