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Raw Cacao Fudge

Mikah Stanek was the original inspiration behind these fudge recipes and currently Shaheen is bringing her incredible creativity to the raw chocolate making art. Follow our basic fudge recipe below and then add in the unique flavors and spices that each one calls for individually.

Basic Fudge Recipe

  • 4 Cups raw cacao nibs
  • 2 Cups carob powder
  • 2 Cups cashews
  • 2 Cups honey
  • 1 Cup soft coconut butter
  • pinch of salt
  1. Put the jar of coconut oil in bowl with hot water to soften it to a liquid.
  2. Meanwhile, grind cocoa in coffee grinder (1/2 cup at a time) until very fine.
  3. Sift any chunks out with a strainer and regrind them until the entire mixture of cacao is perfectly fine.
  4. Blend the nut (dry) 1 cup at a time into a fine powder in blender.
  5. Mix these two in a bowl with carob and spices or herbs and set aside dry ingredients.
  6. Mix honey, coconut butter, and the pinch of salt together and add to dry ingredients.
  7. Mix well!
  8. Roll into balls and drop into candy papers.
  9. Garnish each piece with a leaf of fresh mint or cashew or some theme that represents the kind of chocolate you are making. Refrigerate until they are firm and then indulge in the buzz of the raw cacao if you dare.

Wild Mint Fudge

  • 4 Cups Raw Cacao Nibs
  • 2 Cups Carob Powder
  • 2 Cups Cashews
  • 2 T Wild Mint Powder
  • 2 Cups Honey
  • 1 Cup Soft Coconut Butter
  • Pinch of Salt

Piñon Pine Fudge

  • 2 Cups Cacao
  • 2 Cups Carob Powder
  • 1 Cup Cashews
  • 1 Cup Pine Nuts
  • 1 T Ground Piñon Pine Needles
  • 2 Cups Honey
  • 1 Cup Coconut Butter
  • Pinch of Salt