Friday, December 10, 2010
ChocolateBet: December 10, 2010
1 package - 3 cups
Dark Chocolate Almond Butter Cups
Weight: 1.2 oz. (34 g.) total package of 3 cups
Calories: 190 calories
Cost: $0.99 (sale)
Purchased from: Piazza's Fine Foods, in Palo Alto, CA
The peanut butter cup resides in the pantheon of chocolate. Today's SunSpire chocolate is a version of this popular staple -- made with MaraNatha almond butter instead of peanut butter. (Note for people with peanut allergies, these may contain traces of peanuts.) Having tried these cups, I'm thinking it might be interesting to compare different legume and nut butter chocolate cups side-by-side. Another future chocolate lab experiment to be scheduled.
Today was Day #3 of Dark Chocolate and Nuts Theme Week.