Delicious chocolate fudge imageIngredients

(I prefer to use organic when possible)

  • 1 cup dates
  • 1 whole orange
  • 1 cup almonds [*see next section for nut preparation]
  • 1/2 cup coconut
  • 1 teasp. vanilla essence
  • 2 tablesp. virgin, unheated, coconut oil
  • 1-2 tablesp. honey
  • 1/3 cup carob powder
  • 1 teasp. cinnamon

Method

  1. Chop up dates and soak in squeezed orange juice for 10-15 minutes.
  2. Place almonds and coconut in food processor, and process to a fine meal.
  3. Add chopped dates and orange juice and process till blended.
  4. Cut up the remaining skin and pulp of the orange and add to the mixture.
  5. Blend well.
  6. Add coconut oil and honey, carob powder, cinnamon and vanilla essence. Blend this mixture by hand if it is too stiff for the processor.
  7. Press mixture into a shallow dish and score into small pieces.
  8. Freeze.

This delicious treat can be stored for weeks in the freezer.