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The Best Fudge Recipe – Chocolate Mint Clean Eating

Posted: November 2, 2017 by NaturalDeets

Chocolate Mint Fudge – Clean Eating Recipe

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Yummy Chocolate Mint Fudge!! This is a holiday treat around here, but in all honesty, there is no reason why you can’t eat it year round. It’s great for Halloween, Christmas and Valentines day. Chocolate fudge is ALWAYS a good idea! I love to make these for the annual cookie exchange too…if it’s allowed (sometimes they require an actual cookie!).

I am going to share one of the best fudge recipe I have found. This fudge is easy, delicious, beautiful, impressive and best of all, it will fit into your clean eating lifestyle! Just because it’s the holidays doesn’t mean we can’t stick to our clean eating lifestyle.

The Best Fudge Recipe

best fudge recipe

Ingredients

Bottom Layer

  • 1/4 cup coconut oil, measured solid
  • 1/2 cup almond butter
  • 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup + 1 tablespoon raw cacao powder

Top Layer

  • 1/2 cup cashew butter
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil, measured solid
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 3/4 teaspoon mint extract
  • 60 drops green food coloring – You can use a natural food coloring, or just skip the color all together
  • 2 tablespoons mini chocolate chips

Directions

Make the bottom layer. In a small pan heat the coconut oil, almond butter and syrup over low to medium heat.

Mint Fudge

When the oil is melted turn off the heat and mix until combined.

best fudge recipe

Leaving it on the warm burner, whisk in the cacao powder until combined.

best fudge recipe

Line an 8×4 pan with parchment paper and pour the fudge into the pan- make sure it’s even. Place it in the freezer to set for 30-60 minutes.

For the top layer, melt the cashew butter and coconut oil over low heat. Once oil is melted remove from heat or the cashew butter will burn. Whisk together until smooth. Add in the remaining ingredients )not the chocolate chips) and whisk until completely combined and green.

Mint Fudge

Let sit on off the burner for 3-4 minutes.

Remove the bottom layer from the freezer and pour the green fudge on top. Smooth until even and top with chocolate chips.

best fudge recipe

Return the pan to the freezer to set. When ready, remove from the freezer, let sit briefly and cut int squares.

best fudge recipe

Makes 12 fudge squares

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Best Fudge Recipe - Chocolate Mint

This fudge recipe is beautiful, delicious, fun and best of all, it will fit into your clean eating lifestyle!

Servings: 12 squares
Ingredients
Bottom Layer
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil measured solid
  • 1/2 cup almond butter
  • 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup + 1 tablespoon raw cacao powder
Top Layer
  • 1/2 cup cashew butter
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil measured solid
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 3/4 teaspoon mint extract
  • 60 drops green food coloring optional
  • 2 tablespoons mini chocolate chips
Instructions
  1. Make the bottom layer. In a small pan heat the coconut oil, almond butter and syrup over low to medium heat. When the oil is melted turn off the heat and mix until combined. Leaving it on the warm burner, whisk in the cacao powder until combined.
  2. Line an 8x4 pan with parchment paper and pour the fudge into the pan- make sure it's even. Place it in the freezer to set for 30-60 minutes.
  3. For the top layer, melt the cashew butter and coconut oil over low heat. Once oil is melted remove from heat or the cashew butter will burn. Whisk together until smooth. Add in the remaining ingredients )not the chocolate chips) and whisk until completely combined and green.
  4. Let sit on off the burner for 3-4 minutes.
  5. Remove the bottom layer from the freezer and pour the green fudge on top. Smooth until even and top with chocolate chips.
  6. Return the pan to the freezer to set. When ready, remove from the freezer, let sit briefly and cut int squares.
  7. Makes 12 fudge squares