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Simple Vegan Espresso Fudge

Simple Vegan Espresso Fudge

Fun fact about me #33, I have very recently become vegan (since New Year’s day 2017). One of the things I miss most is sweets, chocolate especially. It’s so hard to find chocolate products that don’t use milk, so when I found a bag of vegan chocolate chips in my local grocery, I snapped it up quick. I had no idea what to do with it once I got home, but I looked at what I had in the kitchen, which wasn’t much at the time, and inspiration struck – a super simple fudge! And since I dig coffee (what? who? me?), I of course had to put an espresso twist to it.

This fudge is very easy with only 4 ingredients (3 if you leave out the espresso), quick and simple to throw together on a whim, and tastes rich and decadent and creamy and actually very similar to dark chocolate covered coffee beans.

What You Need:

  • 1 10 oz bag of vegan semi-sweet chocolate chips (about 1 1/2 cups)
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut milk
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1/2 tablespoon of instant espresso

Directions:

  • Step 1: Line a baking dish with wax paper (I used an 8x6x2 in baking dish)
  • Step 2: Pour the coconut milk in a medium size sauce pan and heat on low.
  • Step 3: Add in sugar and stir until melted.
  • Step 4: Add in instant espresso and stir until melted.
  • Step 5: Slowly add in chocolate chips, I go about a handful at a time, stirring until completely melted.
  • Step 6: Remove from heat and pour into wax paper lined baking dish. Refrigerate until firm (is that the right word? I feel like that’s a weird word to use… firm. firm. Ok, I’ll go now)
  • Step 7: Enjoy! Makes about 10 2x2x1 in squares.

I love how rich and creamy and just overall decadent this came out – I hope you like it too! <3 <3 <3




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