PUFFED QUINOA CUPS

These little puffed quinoa cups are quite a new treat! This is one of my fastest recipes to make a delicious snack without almost any effort! Delicious chocolate cups with puffed quinoa.

These puffed quinoa cups are a real treat! This is the easiest recipe to make a delicious chocolate snack with almost no effort. Deliciously airy chocolate cups with puffed quinoa.

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Think chocolate, but then too light to be considered pure chocolate. They remind me a bit of the Aero chocolate I used to eat as a kid, and I was addicted to them. If you have a sweet tooth, but you really don’t want to spend any time in the kitchen, then this recipe is for you. It’s made in a blink of an eye, and so much faster (and healthier) than if you would go to the store to buy a snack. The taste is something chocolate (like Aero chocolate), but then the puffed quinoa make it taste like a healthy rice crisp treat as well.

What do you need for puffed quinoa cups?

There are only a few ingredients you will need to make these delicious cups. One of them is puffed quinoa. Puffed quinoa? No worries, you can buy popped or puffed quinoa like I did in a health food shop or online. Or you can make it yourself.

If you will try these cute and delicious puffed quinoa cups, I would love to know by a comment below or on social media with #thegreencreator

Puffed quinoa cups

Puffed quinoa cups

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Puffed quinoa cups

Puffed Quinoa Cups

  • Author: The Green Creator
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 30
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 6 (medium) cupcake holders 1x
  • Category: snack, sweet, dessert
  • Method: freezer
  • Diet: Vegan

Description

These puffed quinoa cups are a real treat! This is the easiest recipe to make a delicious chocolate snack with almost no effort. Deliciously airy chocolate cups with puffed quinoa.


Ingredients

Scale
  • 9 to10 tablespoons of puffed quinoa
  • 3 tablespoons raw cacao powder
  • 5 tablespoons pure maple syrup (or raw honey for non-vegans)
  • 3 tablespoons of coconut oil
  • optional: 1 tablespoon almond butter (or another nut butter)
  • small/bite-sized cupcake holders

Instructions

  1. Place the coconut oil, cacao powder, maple syrup into a saucepan and heat it for a few minutes on low heat until it’s totally melted and smooth. Once totally melted pour it over the quinoa pops and stir all together. The quinoa pops should all be covered in chocolate.
  2. Pour the mixture into small cupcake holders and place in the freezer for about thirty minutes.
  3. Serve and enjoy!

Keywords: chocolate, quinoa

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