Love is in the air at Hummingbird, year-around. We love organic food. On Valentine's Day this year, one of our Birds wanted to wow the rest of us, and she did. Kara, our Farm Connections & Sourcing Manager, set out to make vegan chocolate fudge for all her co-workers. Using just six or seven ingredients from her own Hummingbird pantry she combined, melted and poured this fudge out and let it cool for a couple of hours. She then proceeded to cut it up in bites and popped a few pieces into some delightful little pink heart topped boxes. Then she sneaked into the office on Sunday, placed all the fudge boxes into the breakroom fridge and sent out an email Valentine's note. Organic Vegan Chocolate Fudge - here is the recipe! We wish we could have posted this before Valentine's Day!
- 2 cups (340 g) finely chopped Organic 70% Dark Chocolate Drops and/or Organic Dark Chocolate Chips (if you are wanting this fudge to be vegan be sure to use paleo / vegan chocolate)
- 1/3 cup (80 ml) Organic Coconut Milk
- 1/4 cup (64 g) Organic Hazelnut Butter (or another nut or seed butter with no added fat or sugar, i.e., Almond, Cashew, Pecan, Toasted Tahini, or Sunflower Seed butter)
- 4 teaspoons Organic Maple Syrup
- pinch of Himalayan Salt
- 1/2 teaspoon Organic Vanilla Extract
- This recipe was adapted from the blog titled, Texanerin Baking, with her permission. Erin is a baking obsessed Texan that creates a mix of gluten-free, grain-free, paleo and some 100% whole grain treats that have been made healthier but don’t taste like it!
- Find the Directions on her Blog - Paleo Vegan Fudge.
Kara topped her fudge with Organic Peanuts grown in Georgia, (she roasted them herself), zest of Organic Navel Orange, and Organic dried rose petals.