Baking, Desserts, Vegan, Vegetarian

Salted Date Caramel Buttercups

Cooking method:

  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total time: 25 mins
  • Skill Easy
  • Serves 4 people

Salted Date Caramel Buttercups

A salted date caramel made from dates and peanut butter covered in rich dark chocolate. These gorgeous delights couldn’t be easier to make, so whip up a batch and have them waiting for you in your fridge or freezerin moments of need.

Utensils required


Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Nuts


  • 200g medjool dates(pitted)
  • 100g smooth peanut butter
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 500g dark chocolate
  • 12 muffin cases

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  • Step 1

    Begin by melting the chocolate in the microwave for 3 minutes giving it a stir every 30 seconds.

  • Step 2

    Add 1 tablespoon of the melted chocolate to each muffin case and place in the freezer for 10 minutes to set.

  • Step 3

    Add the dates, peanut butter and salt to the ninja and blend until a smooth paste is formed. You may need to scrape the sides down a couple of times.

  • Step 4

    Take the muffin cases out of the freezer and add a teaspoon of the salted date caramel mixture to the middle of each case.

  • Step 5

    Cover with the remaining melted chocolate and place back in the freezer for 15 minutes to set.

  • Step 6

    Allow to warm up for 10 minutes before serving with a pinch of salt.