Chocolate Fudge Frosting

Preparation info
  • Makes

    1½ cups

    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Kick Diabetes Cookbook

By Brenda Davis and Vesanto Melina

Published 2018

  • About

This makes enough to frost one batch of Black Bean Brownies and also fill twelve Stuffed Medjool Dates. Alternatively, use it to fill twenty-four Stuffed Medjool Dates.


  • ½ cup (125 ml) pitted soft dates, packed
  • ½ cup (125


Put the dates in a heatproof bowl. Add the boiling water and let soak until soft, about 10 minutes. Transfer the dates and the soaking liquid to a food processor. Add the nut butter, cocoa powder, and vanilla extract and process until smooth, stopping occasionally to scrape down the work bowl. Use immediately or store in a sealed container in the refrigerator. Bring to room temperature before u