Peanut but­ter fudge

Woman's Weekly (UK) - - Cookery -

Who doesn’t love chunky squares of but­tery, sweet fudge? We’ve come up with an equally gor­geous, gooey, in­dul­gent recipe that uses fewer can­died in­gre­di­ents.

MAKES: 21 SquArES

200g (7oz) des­ic­cated co­conut

225g (8oz) peanut but­ter 110ml (4fl oz) melted co­conut oil

3-5tbsp maple syrup Pinch sea salt

1tsp vanilla ex­tract

50g (1¾oz) dark choco­late, melted, to dec­o­rate 1 Line a 22 x 12cm (8½ x 4½in) bak­ing tray with bak­ing pa­per.

2 Add the des­ic­cated co­conut to a food pro­ces­sor and blend to a creamy paste.

3 Add the peanut but­ter and melted co­conut oil and blitz, be­fore adding the maple syrup a ta­ble­spoon at a time. Tast­ing of­ten to reach your pre­ferred level of sweet­ness. 4 Fi­nally add the sea salt and vanilla ex­tract.

5 Trans­fer to the lined tray and spread evenly.

6 Place in the freezer un­til firm (around 15 min).

Driz­zle with melted dark choco­late. Use a hot knife to slice into squares and serve at room tem­per­a­ture.

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