1T heaping and 1t chopped walnuts, separated
2T cocoa powder (I used a fair trade, Dutch processed brand)
2T warm water
2-3T maple syrup, separated
1/4t coarse sea salt
3 medium frozen bananas (about 2 cups)
1/4t vanilla extract
1T unsweetened, unsalted peanut butter
Optional: 1t powdered maca
Puree 1T walnuts, the cocoa powder, water and 1T
maple syrup until emulsified and thick, but fluffy.
Add the sea salt and stir to combine.
Puree the banana, vanilla extract, peanut butter, and 1T
maple syrup (including the maca if you’l be using it).
Add additional syrup to either the peanut butter mixture and/or the fudge to sweeten to taste.
Spoon out into an appropriate container.
Add the fudge and garnish with the 1t chopped walnuts.