This is another healthy take on fudge using my Optimum 9400 blender from Froothie.
Did you see my Coconut fudge a couple of months back? Tasted like fudge, all buttery and melt in the mouth.
Well, this is kinda like that. Somewhere in between fudge and a health bar. It only has 4 ingredients and is sort of raw baking. Dried cranberries, pineapple and dates, plus some almonds are chucked into the blender and whizzed up until a solid ball forms. I did need to use the tamper which comes with the blender to make sure everything came into contact with the blades.
It took no time at all for the ‘fudge’ to be made and transferred to a plastic tub (about 6”x4”) lined with some greaseproof paper, like I didn’t do. It did come out after some encouragement after being refrigerated to harden up a little.
The result was a block of crimson delight. Little cubes of sweetness and a little buttery-ness thanks to the almonds and dates.
Be warned, the Optimum 9400 is a super-powerful blender and other inferior blenders may not cope with the sticky ingredients. To purchase the Optimum 9400, click on the link above.
Here is how it’s made…
Cranberry Pineapple Fudge
4 ingredients to make this healthier take on fudge
- 170 grams dried, sweetened cranberries
- 70 grams dried pineapple
- 145 grams almonds, raw
- 70 grams pitted dates
Place all of the ingredients into a blender and process until a dough-like ball forms. Transfer the ball to a tub, 6"x4", lined with greaseproof paper and press down to an even layer. Refrigerate for at least a couple of hours then remove from the tub and cut into cubes.
DetailsPrep time: Chill time: Total time: Yield: 24 squares approx.