Chocolate Mint Cups

10 servings, ready in 40 minutes

Enjoy this quick & easy Chocolate Mint Cups recipe from the SPLENDA® Brand. This simple, make ahead recipe is established with just a few steps! Try it now with SPLENDA® Sugar Alternative, Granulated!

Serves: 10
Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes

Method

Preheat the oven to 180°C.

Mix together the low fat spread, coconut, flour, 2 tablespoons of SPLENDA® Granulated, cocoa, yolks and vanilla.

Evenly spoon the mixture in to 10 compartments of a bun tin, then using damp hands press the mixture to cover the bottom and sides of the holes. Bake for 15 minutes.

Whisk the egg whites until they hold stiff peaks then whisk the remaining 3 tablespoons of SPLENDA® Granulated in a spoonful at a time along with the peppermint.

Lastly stir though the chocolate.

Spoon this mixture in to the coconut cases and bake for 5 minutes until the meringue is golden on the top.

Serve the mint cups immediately with a steaming cup of tea!

Tip: Make sure to use the very best cocoa powder you can.

Tip: For good volume in your egg whites, make sure you keep the eggs at room temperature.

 

Ingredients

  • 50g low fat spread, melted
  • 50g coconut
  • 75g plain flour
  • 5 tbsp SPLENDA® Granulated
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 2 egg yolks
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1 tsp peppermint extract
  • 25g 70% cocoa solids chocolate, chopped

Nutrition information

per serving
Energy 102kcal
Fat 6.00g
of which saturates 3.00g
Carbohydrate 8.0g
of which sugars 2.00g
Salt 0.20g

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