California Medley Fudge (Grain-free, Dairy-free, Naturally Sweetened)

A month or so ago, on my way home from Vermont, I got hungry.

d0c4054ec49b11e28dc022000ae90fd2_7 I hadn’t packed my own snacks, so I had to stop at a gas station and scrounge around for something that I wanted to eat.

I usually don’t buy trail mix, but this one caught my eye.

California Medley, it read.

Pistachios, Almonds, craisins and raisins.

Sounded good to me.

While I was munching on my California Medley, I couldn’t help but think how much better it would taste surrounded by fudge.

So I created some California Medley Fudge.


California Medley Fudge (Grain-free, Dairy-free, Naturally Sweetened)
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The base for this fudge is from Coconut Mama's Coconut Cream Fudge Recipe.
  • 1½ cups coconut butter
  • ½ cup cocoa powder
  • 1 Tbsp vanilla extract
  • ½ cup Grade B Maple Syrup
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
  • ¼ cup tart cherries
  • ¼ cup pistachios
  • ¼ cup raisins
  • ¼ cup pecans
  1. In a medium sauce pan over medium heat, melt the coconut butter, cocoa, vanilla and maple syrup.
  2. Stir in the tart cherries, raisins, nuts and sea salt.
  3. Spread the fudge into a greased glass baking dish and refrigerate for about 4 hours, or until firm.


I love the combination of sweet, salty and tart in this fudge.


It makes it kind of addicting.


Well, not “kind of”…definitely addicting.

Cold fudge for a hot day.

What kind of medley would you like to see mixed into some fudge? Feel free to share in the comments below.

About Allison

Allison is a Certified Holistic Health and Nutrition Counselor. She specializes in empowering individuals through 1 to 1 Health Counseling Programs to cultivate a carefree relationship with food, and to have more vibrant, natural energy by transitioning to a whole food, often Paleo, diet. DISCLOSURE: In order for me to support my blogging activities, I occasionally may receive monetary compensation or other types of remuneration for my endorsement, recommendation, testimonial and/or link to any products or services from this blog. However, I only recommend products or services I believe in and trust.

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One Response to California Medley Fudge (Grain-free, Dairy-free, Naturally Sweetened)

  1. Jenna | je na sais quoi June 27, 2013 at 11:34 AM #

    yummmmmm making this very soon.

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