How to make low carb Fudgy Protein Bars at home
Fudgy Protein Bars
Made from whey protein, Medjool dates, and roasted cashews, these bars are packed with protein:
You shall need:
Roasted cashew (unsalted)1 cup or 250 g
100% Whey Protein Isolate 1 cup (250g)
Pitted Medjool dates 1/2 cup (90g)
Neutral butter 1 tbsp
Vanilla extract 1tbsp
Coconut butter 1/4 cup (55g)
Coconut oil 1/4 cup (55g)
Clarified butter 1/4 cup (55g)
Powdered stevia 1/4 cup (40g)
Dark chocolate (unsweetened) 90% 2 tbsp
Water 1/2 cup (125ml) + 2 -3 tbsp
First of all, take a 9x9 tray and line it with parchment paper.Allow some paper to overhang for easy removal later. Set this tray aside.
Take Medjool dates, cashews, neutral butter and vanilla extract in a high-quality food processor and pulse till finely blended.
Take coconut butter, coconut oil and clarified butter in a chocolate melter (or a regular pan over low heat) and melt.
To the first mixture, add mildly warm water and blend some more.Add whey protein isolate and pulse again till homogenous.
Now take the melted butter-oil mixture, which has cooled to room temperature, and blend it with rest of ingredients.
At this point add some (2-3 tbsp) water, one tablespoon at a time to mix it thoroughly.
The mixture should be thick and sticky.
Now add your dark chocolate to the mix and blend.
Pour this fudge into the prepared tray and pat down with a spatula.
Refrigerate overnight and slice into bars.
Store the bars in a sealed container in the freezer.
You can replace dark chocolate with raw cacao paste.
If Medjool dates are not available, substitute with other dates.
Makes 12 bars