Healthy Chocolate Fudge (vegan)
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Serves: 24
  • 1¼ cups (115 grams) desiccated coconut, plus extra to sprinkle on top
  • 1 tablespoon (20 grams) natural peanut butter or tahini
  • ¼ cup (60 grams) pure maple syrup
  • 1 generous teaspoon vanilla bean paste
  • ½ cup cooked black beans*
  • ⅓ cup (38 grams) raw cacao or cocoa powder
  1. Line a 6 inch (15 cm) square tin with greaseproof paper and set aside
  2. Into the bowl of a food processor add coconut, peanut butter, maple syrup and vanilla paste
  3. Blend until well pureed and mix turns into a smooth paste
  4. Wipe down the sides of the bowl, then add black beans and cocoa powder and blend again until well combined
  5. Scoop mixture into prepared tray, spread evenly and smooth the top
  6. Place in the fridge for 1 hour
  7. Cut into 24 small pieces
  8. Store in the fridge
  9. Can be frozen
  10. *If you don't want to use black beans, you can replace them with a banana
  11. But they will be choc-banana fudge and taste banana-ey!
Recipe by Healthy Home Cafe at