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August 28, 2012

Phenomenal "Chunky" Fudge

"CREAMY," "Naked," "Chocolate," "Sensual"...are the words that come to mind as this amazing creation melts in my mouth. (Food Porn at it's finest?) I swear this is better than any "real" fudge I've ever eaten, and no sugar hangover! I kept it very simple, but it could easily be doctored up with flavor extracts such as mint or hazelnut, almond, lavender, etc.This took about 20 minutes to prepare and ten minutes to set...and then....Gone Gone Gone...

W said this recipe reminded him of Chunky chocolate due to the combo of chocolate and raisins. Trust me, this fudge MELTS in your mouth. .It does also "melt" in your hands due to my not tempering it, so store in the freezer or fridge...(or take time to temper)...and pop in your mouth quickly. I don't mind licking chocolate off of my fingers and don't have a lot of patience for fine chocolatiering.  Tempering chocolate has never been one of my strong suits. To temper this, you'll probably use a powdered sugar, not maple syrup. If you want a quick and easy fudge treat, here ya go...!

Phenomenal Fudge (RAW CHUNKY Bar)
3 Tablespoons cacao butter, chopped or shaved
6 Tablespoons cacao paste(liquor), chopped or shaved
2 Tablespoons maple syrup (grade B or your favorite sweetener)
1 Tablespoons nut butter
2 drops Vanilla Medicine Flower Extract  (or 1/2 tsp liquid extract)
1/2 cup  soaked cashews
2 Tablespoons dried, unsweetened coconut
1/8 teaspoon sea salt
1/4 cup raisins(divided in half)
1/4 cup walnuts, chopped

1. Melt cacao butter, cacao paste in a double boiler or dehydrator and whisk.
2. Let melted chocolate start to cool and thicken a bit as you whisk it. Warm it up again, not over 100'degrees F.
3. Warm maple syrup over double boiler (same as chocolate) and add to melted chocolate, whisking it in.
4. Transfer melted mixture to high speed blender. Add nut butter, extract, cashews, half of raisins and blend until creamy.
5. Add dried coconut, salt, and walnuts. Pulse blend, leaving small chunks.
6. Press mixture into individual molds, or mold of your choice or just pour onto parchment paper free form. Freeze for 15 to 30 minutes.
7. Remove from freezer and serve.
8. Store in refrigerator or freezer.

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Anonymous said...

This is the BEST Fudge I've ever tasted!

Liese @HighRawOmnivore said...

Oh wow, that sounds AMAZING! I have just started playing with raw chocolate and am absolutley loving it!
This is next on the list!

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