This smooth, rich Vegan Protein Fudge is out of this world! Velvety vanilla fudge that’s infused with sweet cinnamon. And since cinnamon goes so well with apples, I topped mine generously with caramelised apple wedges, the best ever taste combo in my opinion! What’s great about this fudge is it doesn’t require an hour’s worth of churning as with traditional fudge, it’s dairy free (vegan in fact) and it is also rich in protein which comes from the almond flour and nut butter. That means it’s even suitable after the gym or a workout to replenish those fatigued muscles.
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Just look at that texture! If you’re just as obsessed as me with cinnamon apples, a similar recipe you might like is the Apple Blondie.
Questions about Vegan Protein Fudge
How to make vegan protein fudge
Traditional fudge is made my heating sugar with cream or milk to a very specific (and high) temperature. It requires a lot of beating to get the batter from runny to extremely stiff, which can be rather strenuous. Luckily, the fudge in this recipe does not need to be cooked, or mixed for very long to get that creamy texture. It is also vegan and uses nut flour to achieve a firm texture with better nutritional value.
Is almond meal the same as almond flour?
Almond meal is the flour made from almonds with their skins on and tends to be quite coarse and grainy. Almond flour is commonly ground into a much finer flour using almonds without their skins so it is also less bitter and a little more neutral in taste. Almond meal can also be used in this recipe, but there will be a slight change in flavour and texture.
Is fudge gluten-free?
Fudge does tend to be gluten-free, but it’s always best to look at the labels or ask the chef/manufacturer. This recipe does not use any ingredient that contain gluten.
Where does protein come from in this fudge?
The protein in this fudge comes from the nut butter and almond flour used in this recipe.
Fudge Flavour Combinations
- Rum and raisin
- Chocolate peanut butter
- Dark chocolate and cherry
- Stem ginger and dark chocolate
- Cinnamon and pecan
- Chilli chocolate
This Vegan Fudge is…
- 1 bowl
- Made with 9 ingredients
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Vegan Protein Fudge Recipe
Vegan Protein Fudge
- 300 g almond flour
- 180 g peanut butter
- 85 g coconut sugar
- 3 tbsp maple syrup
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 tsp ground cinnamon
- 2 apples sliced into thin wedges optional
- Combine almond flour, peanut butter, vanilla extract, coconut sugar, cinnamon and maple syrup using wooden spoon or blender until doughy.
- Press into a brownie tin lined with greaseproof paper and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
- In a saucepan, heat the apples with the cinnamon and a dash of water or lemon juice.
- Simmer until tender (around 10 minutes) and allow to cool to room temperature.
- Lay apple slices on top of the fudge and transfer back to the refrigerator for another hour before slicing and serving.
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