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Avocado Fudge Bites

Chocolate Covered Avocado FudgeI splurged again. Is it weird that splurging (to me) is spending $12 on coconut butter?

I thought about this today…how some people complain that eating healthy and/or organic is too expensive, but what’s the alternative? You’re not doing your body a favor by eating crap. You’ll pay for it eventually! You might as well invest in it now.

Anyway, I’ve had this recipe from Chocolate Covered Katie bookmarked for a while but I haven’t bought coconut butter in years. Finally got some the other day when I bought the maca root powder that I used for my banana ice cream.

Chocolate Covered Avocado FudgeI’m always ready to try out an avocado recipe especially when it involves chocolate.

These sounded so good, I couldn’t resist.

This raw coconut butter is AMAZING. It’s completely different from coconut oil. Coconut butter is all of the coconut blended together; the flesh and oil and water. I’ve been eating it with dates…ridiculous. Just remember to either warm the jar in a pot of hot water or microwave it for 20 seconds to soften it.

Coconut butter

*You will need to have coconut butter to make these fudgey bites, coconut oil will not substitute the correct texture.

ingredients:

2 ripe avocados, equivalent to 1/2 c mashed
2/3 c coconut butter, softened
4 T maple syrup or honey (honey is not vegan but a better option than agave)
pinch of salt
1/4 t vanilla extract

 

  • Blend all ingredients until smooth. Taste and adjust sweetness if necessary.
  • Pour or scoop your mix into a container, smooth it out and freeze for at least 4 hours. A shallow, small container will work best. You could also use silicone molds, just make sure you use something that you’ll be able to pop the frozen fudge out of.
  • Melt chocolate OR prepare a chocolate sauce for coating the fudge.

Quick chocolate sauce: mix equal parts maple syrup, unrefined coconut oil and cocoa powder.  4 tablespoons of each should be enough to coat all the fudge.

  • Pop your frozen fudge out of the container and onto a cutting board.
  • With a sharp knife, cut the fudge into cubes.
  • Have a wax paper or parchment lined baking sheet ready to go back in the fridge.
  • Coat them in chocolate and place them on the baking sheet and back in the freezer to harden up.
  • Keep frozen until ready to eat.

 

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Enjoy!

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11 Responses to “Avocado Fudge Bites”

  1. Ema Jones

    I’m very fond of coconut butter, I would prefer honey but :), really easy and tasty recipe..

    Reply
  2. lilacandpeaches

    Avocado and coconut oil are my favorite things, so both in a dessert together is a dream come true!
    I love coconut butter. I also use it as a body and face moisturizer as well as cooking with it x

    Reply
    • farmtotablelife

      I love coconut oil as a moisturizer! I think it’s got a little SPF in it as well! To be clear though, you should use coconut butter (not oil) for this fudge. The coco butter has a better fudgey texture 🙂

      Reply
  3. healthable old soul

    Yummy! I love banana “nice” cream and it is so simple too yet delicious with endless options – cookie dough, PB and chocolate + more! Avocado bites are just the same way!

    Reply
  4. trishlee75

    I love avocado as an unexpected ingredient. Nutty, creamy. Perfect complement to ice cream. I once enjoyed pistachio “ice cream”. The secret ingredient to the creamy, green texture was avocado. For a yummy side, try mashing avocado in your potatoes. Thanks for sharing! Totally craving these now…..
    Best,
    Trish

    Reply

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