Pistachio Butter Matcha Chocolate Cups

Photos by NutraMilk Nutritionist, Florencia Tagliavani.
This Vegan Pistachio Matcha Chocolate Cup is inspired by My Darling Vegan's recipe.

Ingredients

Chocolate Cups
  • 12 ounces vegan chocolate chips or regular chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 2 cups roasted pistachios shelled
  • 1 teaspoon matcha green tea powder
  • 1 teaspoon agave nectar or maple syrup
Toppings
  • Chopped pistachios
  • Cacao nibs (optional)
  • Good quality sea salt
  • Matcha green tea powder

PISTACHIO BUTTER MATCHA CHOCOLATE CUPS

Instructions

  • Line a muffin tin with 10 baking cups and set aside.
  • In a double boiler or microwave gently melt the chocolate and coconut oil together.
  • Once melted, place about 1 tablespoon of chocolate at the bottom of each baking up. Smooth by tapping the muffin tin gently on the counter a few times.
  • Place in the refrigerate to harden.
  • Meanwhile make the pistachio matcha butter. Combine pistachios, matcha green tea powder, and agave nectar or maple syrup in the NutraMilk and press butter cycle, set for 8-10 minutes.
  • Top each chocolate disk with roughly 1 tablespoon of pistachio butter, pressing down to flatten.
  • Finish with a second layer of melted chocolate and return cups to the refrigerator for 5 minutes, until chocolate is mostly harden.
  • Top with assorted toppings and return to refrigerator until completely set.PISTACHIO BUTTER MATCHA CHOCOLATE CUPS