Chocolate Date-Caramel Cups Recipe.

Chocolate Date-Caramel Cups Recipe. Image credit: Jessica Alberts

Chocolate & Salted Date-Caramel Cups – Treat yourself

Summer is here and the creativity is here with more great desserts. Chocolate & Salted Date-Caramel Cups are just the ultimate flavour-bombs.

Chocolate Date-Caramel Cups Recipe.

Chocolate Date-Caramel Cups Recipe. Image credit: Jessica Alberts

What’s better than a sweet treat that you can enjoy at any time? When that sweet treat is all about chocolate, nuts and caramel, you know you’re in for something amazing. If you’ve come to love making sweet treats and other desserts for your friends and family, we have something great for you to try out. These Chocolate & Salted Date-Caramel Cups are what real dreams are made of.

This recipe is all about inspired creativity. They are inspired by chocolate and peanut butter cups and got creative with roasted nuts and date caramel. Your date caramel is a combination of a date-infused caramel with the addition of a date puree. It’s a recipe you will want to use in many more of your next dessert creations. You are more than welcome to use a whole combination of nuts in your roasted nut medley. Use your favourite, high quality, chocolate for melting. Your Chocolate & Salted Date-Caramel Cups are sweet, nutty, chocolaty and the perfect addition to a dessert and snack table.

Summer is here and the creativity is here with more great desserts. Chocolate & Salted Date-Caramel Cups are just the ultimate flavour-bombs.

Chocolate & Salted Date-Caramel Cups

5 from 1 vote
Recipe by Jessica Alberts Course: TreatsCuisine: GlobalDifficulty: Easy
Prep time

5

minutes
Cooking time

10

minutes
Total time

15

minutes

Enjoy these caramel cups for a healthier alternative of a sweet treat that is sure to put a smile on your face.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup chopped raw nuts of your choice

  • 1/4 cup coconut flakes

  • 2 tbsp sesame seeds

  • 1 cup pitted dates

  • 1 tsp vanilla essence

  • 1 cup dark chocolate, chopped

  • 1 tsp coconut oil

  • Flaky sea salt

Method

  • Preheat oven to 110°C.
  • Arrange 12 muffin liners on a baking sheet or in a muffin tray and set them aside.
  • On another small baking tray, spread the nuts, coconut, and sesame seeds in an even layer. Place the baking tray in the oven and toast, stirring once or twice, until the coconut is golden brown. This should take approximately 8 minutes.
  • While your nuts, coconut and seeds are toasting, make the date caramel.
  • Place the dates in a bowl. Pour boiling water over to cover dates and leave to soak 10 minutes. Drain the dates but keep the liquid.
  • Transfer the dates and add vanilla essence and some of the reserved liquid to a blender and blend until smooth. If the mixture is too dry, add more off the soaking liquid.
  • Melt the chocolate and oil in a heatproof bowl in the microwave in 30-second increments, stirring in between, until the chocolate has melted.
  • Pour about 1½ teaspoons melted chocolate into each muffin liner.
  • Top with a small scoop of the nut mixture.
  • Add a scoop of the date caramel and spread over the nuts. Sprinkle some sea salt over the caramel.
  • Top each cup with melted chocolate, using the back of a spoon to spread it around and cover as much caramel and nuts as possible.
  • Refrigerate for 20 minutes until the chocolate has set.

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