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    Okay, so fudge is not exactly primal, but I was wondering if anyone had tips for making the stuff 'fudgy'. I made some yesterday for the first time, but it came out more like soft chocolate candy in texture. I mixed equal parts of coconut oil (melted), butter, cocoa powder, and raw honey. Is there something else I should be adding to get it more fudge-like in texture?
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    you'll get better advice for something like this from a cooking blog...

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    Im trying to avoid ultra sweet things like this. This would be the beginning of the end for me!!
    I'm not a complete idiot! There's parts missing!!

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    o Fudge

    Try making coconut butter with a FP and flakes using that as a base rather than CO. The recipe link I've made and really loved it.

    Coconut Cream Chocolate Fudge (Dairy Free) | The Coconut Mama
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    almond butter combined with honey??!

    if you want it harder add coconut oil and fridge it
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    equal part raw honey? WOW thats a lot .. i dont think it would need taht at all, that would be VERY sugary to me
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    last summer I made a fudge for a church function using avocado. I came home from church with an empty pan. Wish I could remember the recipe.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Heidi View Post
    Okay, so fudge is not exactly primal, but I was wondering if anyone had tips for making the stuff 'fudgy'. I made some yesterday for the first time, but it came out more like soft chocolate candy in texture. I mixed equal parts of coconut oil (melted), butter, cocoa powder, and raw honey. Is there something else I should be adding to get it more fudge-like in texture?
    I think date paste gives a fudgy texture. Assuming a microwave doesn't freak you out, heat some dates briefly in a microwave, which makes them easy to mash with your fingers, no food processor required.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dragonmamma View Post
    I think date paste gives a fudgy texture. Assuming a microwave doesn't freak you out, heat some dates briefly in a microwave, which makes them easy to mash with your fingers, no food processor required.
    I did this yesterday. Split 4 dates open, remove pit, place in bowl with 1/4c water, and microwaved 30 seconds. Flipped over. Microwaved another 30 sec. Removed skins and tossed in food processor. Worked like a charm
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    Quote Originally Posted by touchdowntodd View Post
    equal part raw honey? WOW thats a lot .. i dont think it would need taht at all, that would be VERY sugary to me
    Where did I say equal parts?! Use some common sense?! Enough to sweeten??
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