I love making healthy versions of my unhealthy favorites. From Ferrero Rocher to Snickers Balls, I made a healthier version of so many classics. This time I decided to make a healthier version of fudge. It’s completely vegan as well and I didn’t add any sugar. On this page you’ll find the recipe of my vegan peanut butter date fudge with chocolate.
You’ll only need 5 ingredients to make this healthy fudge and it’s super easy to make. Peanut butter and dates are two of my favorite recipes. But even my boyfriend loved this fudge, and he’s normally not a big peanut butter fan. So I guess this healthy fudge is just a real crowd-pleaser.
I got this recipe from the cookbook Modern Baking from Donna Hay. I love Donna Hay for her recipes and the beautiful food styling in her cookbooks.
For this healthy fudge you only need dates, peanut butter, vanilla essence, chocolate and sea salt. You don’t need any sugar for this fudge, so if you buy sugar-free chocolate, this fudge is completely refined sugar-free. I used dark chocolate, but you can of course choose the chocolate you like best!
Recipe Peanut Butter Date fudge with chocolate
16 soft dates, pitted
95 grams (100% peanuts) peanut butter
2 teaspoons vanilla essence
80 grams dark chocolate
1 teaspoon sea salt
Put the dates, peanut butter and vanilla essence in a food processor. In 2-3 minutes, mix it to a smooth paste.
Put parchment paper in a baking tray and spread the fudge mixture over the baking tray. You can use the back of a spoon to smoothen (grease the spoon with some coconut oil to make it easier).
Melt the chocolate au-bain-marie. Divide the chocolate over the fudge. Put in the freezer for 30 minutes to set.
Use a warm knife to cut the fudge in pieces.
Save the peanut butter date fudge in the fridge.