Once you try your first matcha green tea recipe, you’ll want to try them all. There’s just something about the sweet and exotic taste of matcha that makes any matcha dessert a delicacy to behold.
Today’s matcha green tea recipe is Epic Coconut Matcha Fudge.
This recipe will quickly make a home in your heart. Not only is it absolutely delicious, it’s pretty darn good for you. In comparison to traditional fudge, this matcha green tea recipe is actually pretty healthy. Three pieces of fudge are only 150 calories! There’s no heavy sugar or heavy oils. Just protein, fiber, and all the benefits of matcha green tea powder.
Which means you can eat fudge without worrying about your waistline. Better yet, you can get all the natural matcha energy you need to get through a hard day at work.
How could it possibly get better than that?
Epic Coconut Matcha Fudge Published: 2016-03-09
- 4 cups of low-fat cottage cheese at room temperature
- 1 teaspoon of vanilla paste
- 2 ¼ cups of stevia (Stevia in the Raw)
- 2 tablespoons of Epic Matcha green tea powder
- ⅓ cup of melted coconut butter
- ¼ cup of powdered fiber
- ¾ cup of reduced-fat shredded coconut
- Line an 8-inch brownie pan with parchment paper. Make sure that every edge of the pan is covered by parchment paper.
- In a restaurant-grade blender or economy food processor. combine the cottage cheese, vanilla paste, stevia and matcha powder. Blend until completely smooth, with no lumps or clumps anywhere throughout the mixture.
- After mixture is evenly mixed, fold in melted coconut butter and powdered fiber supplement.
- Scoop and pour the mixture into the parchment-lined brownie pan and spread the surface even with a spatula.
- Let cool in the freezer for 2 hours.
- Meanwhile, place the shredded coconut in a large bowl. Add a little extra matcha powder if you’re craving a matcha dessert recipe that oozes green tea goodness.
- Slice the fudge however you’d like. Generally speaking, this recipe can make 36 average-sized pieces of fudge.
- Carefully remove the fudge and roll each piece in the shredded coconut. Place the fudge on a serving tray and stick it in the freezer for at least 2 hours.
Yield 36 average-sized pieces of Matcha Fudge
Though you can serve the fudge right after it’s coated, the pieces will more than likely be very soft at this point. After trial and error, I’ve found that most people enjoy this matcha green tea recipe best when it’s been frozen first.
About an hour before you intend to serve the fudge, transfer it to the refrigerator to make it softer without melting the fudge,
Pair this matcha coconut fudge with ceremonial matcha tea or a minty matcha cocktail.
If you’re looking to get creative, don’t be afraid to dust this matcha fudge with more than just coconut. Freeze-dried fruits are an easy way to sweeten the deal and add a little color to these pale green fudge bites. Once you’re ready for another matcha green tea recipe, head over to our blog to discover more decadent matcha desserts. Don’t forget to tell us how your matcha coconut fudge turned out in the comments.
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