Don’t Have Time To Make a Fancy Dessert? Fudge It!

IMG_6517I have been looking for new ways to use my coconut oil.  While coconut oil is a saturated fat, it is quite healthy in moderate doses. Coconut oil has been villified in the past, but the health benefits are becoming more touted.  The other day, I was browsing Facebook and found what looked to be the easiest dessert recipe of all time and it called for coconut oil.

Chocolate Coconut Fudge

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 Cup Coconut Oil
  • 1/2 Cup Cocoa Powder
  • 1/4 Cup Honey

Directions:

  1. Mix all ingredients well in a bowl (if coconut oil on firmer side, melt a bit before mixing)
  2. Spoon mixture into a 6×6 or similarly sized glass dish
  3. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours and enjoy

IMG_5279While this fudge does not look fancy, it sure tastes the part.This is so easy to make and it is extremely delicious and gluten-free to boot.  Make sure that you or your dessert guests are not allergic to coconut.  If you are looking for more uses for coconut oil, here are 159 more.

If you have the actual coconut shell, here is a new use for them in the garden.  Shred the shell and mulch with it.  You can shred by utilizing a serrated knife, like one for bread.  My theory is when you water, the nutrients from the coconut shell will make its way into the soil and help the plant to grow.

IMG_6552Going nuts for coconuts – GreenUp! Guy

 

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