Total1 hr + 15 min
⅓ cup (48 g)raw almonds*
⅓ cup (39 g)raw walnuts*
⅔ cup (53 g)unsweetened shredded coconut
⅛ tsp (1 g)salt
The Cream Filling
1½ cups (195 g)raw cashews
8soft Medjool dates, pits removed**
½ tsp (2 mL)
- In a food processor, blend the almonds and walnuts into a coarse flour.
- Add in the shredded coconuts, dates, and salt and continue to blend until the mixture sticks together. Stop occasionally to scrape down the sides as needed.
- Divide the mixture evenly into the base of a 24-cup mini muffin tin*** and press down firmly.
- Place the mixture in the freezer to set while making the cream filling.
- To the food processor, add the cashews, lemon juice, dates, and vanilla extract. If desired, you can also add the zest of 1 - 2 lemons, reserving some lemon zest for garnish. Blend for several minutes until a soft cream is formed.
- Divide the cream filling between the mini muffin tin wells.
- Sprinkle the top with shredded coconut and the reserved lemon zest for garnish.
- Place the muffin tin in the freezer for approximately 1 hour to set.
- To remove the cups, simply slide a butter knife around the edge while applying slight inward pressure with the knife, and the cups should pop up.
- These can be enjoyed cold straight out of the freezer, or for maximum creaminess let them sit until they soften before serving.
- * We recommend soaking the nuts in water before using them in this recipe, ideally for at least a couple of hours or overnight. This is optional, though, and simply helps our bodies better absorb some nutrients in the nuts.
- ** If the dates are hard, simply soak in warm water for 10 minutes first, then drain.
- *** If you don't have a mini muffin tin, you can use a large muffin tin, or press the mixture into an 8 inch (20 cm) square baking dish and cut into squares after freezing.
- Store the cups in an airtight containers in the freezer for up to 3 weeks.
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Nutrition per lemon cup
Calories 141 kCal
|Total fat||7 g|
|Saturated fat||2 g|
|Trans fat||0 g|
|Total carbs||20 g|
|Dietary fiber||2 g|
|Total sugars||14 g|
|Added sugars||0 g|
|Vitamin A||1 μg RAE|
|Vitamin B6||0 mg|
|Vitamin B12||0 μg|
|Vitamin C||4 mg|
|Vitamin D||0 μg|
|Vitamin E||1 mg|
|Vitamin K||3 μg|
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