Vegan Chocolate-Peanut Butter Pudding Cups Recipe

1 Chill the coconut milk: The evening earlier than making this dessert, chill the unopened can of coconut milk (standing upright) within the fridge for at the very least eight hours till solidified. (Be certain to not shake the can or flip it over. You need the fat to separate from the liquid, undisturbed.)

2 Scoop out the stable coconut cream: When able to make the coconut whipped cream, chill the bowl of your stand mixer or a big mixing bowl for 15 to 30 minutes till chilly to organize to make the whipped cream.

Gently (with out tipping or shaking) open the can of coconut milk. With a spoon, scrape out the agency thickened cream from the highest of the can, and cease whenever you get to the liquid layer. Transfer this thick cream to the blending bowl. (Reserve the liquid for smoothies and different recipes.)

three Make the coconut whipped cream: With the whisk attachment of your stand mixer or electrical hand beaters, whip the cream on excessive for two to three minutes till it’s gentle, fluffy, and comfortable peaks kind.  (Be cautious to not overbeat.) Add the sugar and vanilla, and beat just some extra seconds till mixed. Transfer to the fridge to maintain chilled whilst you make the pudding.

Get the step-by-step directions: How to Make Coconut Whipped Cream

four Make the pudding: Combine the almond or coconut milk, avocado, cacao powder, maple syrup, peanut butter, and vanilla right into a blender. Blast on excessive for 30 to 60 seconds till clean and creamy. (If you may have a high-speed blender, use the tamper to information the elements by means of the blades. If you may have a standard blender, you have to to cease the machine and use a spatula to redistribute the elements.)

5 Assemble the pudding cups: Divide the pudding between 4 martini glasses, cocktail glasses, or dessert bowls. Top every pudding with 2 tablespoons sliced almonds or peanuts and a layer of sliced strawberries, if utilizing, adopted by a dollop of whipped coconut cream.

The pudding cups could be made an hour or two forward, however after that, the avocado will begin to oxidize and switch the pudding unusual colours.