Raw Macadamia Nut Honey-Sweetened Fudge

This is a recipe adapted from the website “Gourmande in the Kitchen” (original recipe here) The recipe is for raw dairy-free fudge, which sounded like the perfect way to use our raw Hawaiian honey! The recipe below uses macadamia nuts to go with our macadamia nut honey (and because anyone who has visited Hawaii probably knows how delicious macadamia nuts with chocolate are!)

Raw dairy-free fudge with Macadamia Nut honey



For the base:
  • 1 cup raw macadamia nuts
  • 1 cup raw cashews
  • 2 cups dried shredded coconut
  • 10 medjool dates
  • 1 cup raw cacao powder (if you can’t find raw, any non-dutched cacao powder will do)
  • 1/2 cup raw macadamia nut honey
  • pinch of sea salt

For the ganache topping:
  • 1/2 cup raw macadamia nut honey
  • 1/4 cup unrefined coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup raw cacao powder
  • pinch of sea salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped macadamia nuts

Instructions:
  1. Place macadamia nuts and cashews in a food processor and pulse until finely ground, but not yet a paste.
  2. Add the coconut and process until well combined.Add the dates and process until a smooth paste forms. Add the cacao powder and process until well mixed.
  3. Add the honey and salt and process until the mixture is smooth and well combined (scrape down the sides with a spatula as needed – but stop the food processor first!)
  4. Spread the mixture into a parchment lined 9×13 inch baking dish and pack in firmly. Place in the fridge while making the topping.
  5. Place honey and coconut oil in the food processor and process until well mixed.
  6. Add the cacao powder and salt and process until smooth.
  7. Pour the ganache mixture over the fudge base and spread evenly. Sprinkle with chopped macadamia nuts and place in the refrigerator for at least an hour. Cut into squares and serve cold. Store leftovers in the fridge or freezer.

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