Friday, December 23, 2011

6 Ingredient Raw Vegan Fudge

After scouring the internet for ideas on how to make vegan fudge, I came across a website that used Artisana Coconut Butter as the main ingredient. I certainly did not want to pay $15 for a jar of coconut butter that I most likely wouldn't use again, so I decided to make my own (and it only cost $4.00!) See my trick below...

½ cup coconut butter (I modified this and made my own. Its WAY cheaper and super easy)
1 Tbsp. peanut butter
2 ripe bananas
3 Tbsp. cocoa powder
2 Tbsp. Agave nectar
1 Tsp. vanilla extract

Step 1: Make Coconut Butter
Simply take out your blender and add in about a cup or so of unsweetened coconut flakes. Blend on a low-medium speed for 4 minutes, and then on high for another 4 minutes...and Vuala! Smooth, creamy coconut butter! Use the leftover coconut in smoothies, on top of oatmeal, cereals, yogurt, or in savory Thai dishes. YUM!

Step 2: Combine
Add coconut butter, peanut butter (smooth or chunky), bananas, cocoa powder, agave and vanilla to your food processor.

Step 3: Blend Blend Blend

Step 4:
Fold mixture into a flat, sealable container lined with parchment paper. This step is crucial if you want to easily remove your fudge and cut into nice pieces.

Step 5:
Cover and place into freezer for at least 1 hour to harden.

Fun Variations
- Fold in chocolate chips into the batter and top with chopped walnuts before freezing.
- Add fresh orange zest, and fold in dried cranberries
- Top with leftover shredded coconut before freezing
- Sprinkle with powdered sugar
- Let your kids decorate after fudge has hardened with fun candies



  1. This looks insanely delicious. Does it keep well outside of the fridge/freezer, or is it best eaten straight from the fridge?

    1. Hi Jen! Yes it seems to work best straight from the freezer actually. It firms up very nicely and gets more dence like fudge.