Easy Vegan Chocolate Fudge – No Fail

March 8, 2018

Easy Vegan Chocolate Fudge – No Fail


Easy Vegan Chocolate Fudge – No Fail

No fail Vegan Chocolate Fudge that’s only 3 ingredients and no candy thermometer required! This homemade chocolate fudge is everything fudge should be: Chocolatey, smooth, rich & creamy!


NO gluten, dairy, corn, soy or nuts!!

Not only is this fudge easy to make and delicious, but it’s also gluten, dairy, corn, soy and nut free, making it the perfect dessert to bring to a birthday, holiday or office party! No need to worry about someone feeling left out because they can’t eat your yummy dessert.

The best thing about this recipe is how unbelievably easy it is to make. Seriously, you can do this even if you feel you have no prior candy making experience! Simply melt everything together either in the microwave at 30 second intervals (or using a double boiler if you’re a little more advanced), place it in the freezer to set, cut into squares and enjoy!



easy vegan chocolate fudge

Secret Ingredient:

The secret ingredient that makes this fudge recipe vegan is sweetened condensed coconut milk by a company called Nature’s Charm. Condensed milk is just that, condensed – meaning that most of the liquid has been eliminated. This makes it great for desserts where you want a low water content so it stays rich and thick. Sweetened Condensed Coconut Milk can be purchased at Sprouts, Whole Foods or Amazon.

Can’t find sweetened condensed coconut milk near you?

If you can’t find sweetened condensed coconut milk in a store near you, here’s a recipe to make your own:
Homemade Vegan Sweetened condensed Coconut Milk. My favorite part about making it from scratch is it’s refined sugar free.


Also great for making ice cream!

Sweetened Condensed Coconut milk is also excellent for making ice cream, and I have a couple delicious, creamy vegan ice cream recipes hat you might enjoy:

Vegan Espresso Chip Ice Cream
Vegan Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Ice Cream.



An Important tip when melting chocolate:

When melting chocolate: Make sure not to let any water get into the bowl, not even one drop. This will clump it up and make it unusable. I like to take a paper towel and wipe the inside of the bowl that I’m using to make sure it is completely dry.

Lastly, I should also mention that this is the exact recipe I make for the movie studios here in Los Angeles. What can I say…it’s just that good!! Okay, let’s make some fudge 🙂

Specialty ingredients for this recipe:

Easy, No-Fail Vegan Chocolate Fudge Recipe

easy vegan chocolate fudge

4.43 from 7 votes

Easy, No-Fail Vegan Chocolate Fudge

Vegan | Gluten-Free | Paleo

Course Dessert
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 20 pieces


  • 1 can - 11.25 ounce sweetened condensed coconut milk Nature's Charm brand*
  • 2 cups Vegan dark chocolate chips Enjoy Life Brand**
  • 3 Tablespoons organic coconut oil
  • 2 pinches sea salt Divided


  1. Line a loaf pan with parchment paper and spray with coconut oil spray to prevent sticking.***

  2. Create a double boiler on your stove by filing a small saucepan half way with water and place a large, heat safe bowl on top.****

  3. Place your condensed coconut milk, chocolate chips, coconut oil and a pinch of sea salt in your large bowl and over low heat stir constantly until all the ingredients are melted together.
  4. Using an oven mitt, pour batter into prepared loaf pan, using a spatula to scrape down the bowl.

  5. Add a final dusting of sea salt to the top of fudge before placing in the freezer to set. Let this set for at least 1 hour  before cutting.

  6. Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 - 3 weeks (if it lasts that long!) or in the freezer for up to 2 months.

Recipe Notes

*I use Nature's Charm Sweetened Condensed Coconut Milk. If you can’t find sweetened condensed coconut milk in a store near you, here’s a recipe to make your own: Homemade Vegan Sweetened Condensed Coconut Milk.
**I like Enjoy Life Brand Vegan Chocolate Chips.
***for smaller pieces use an 8x8 baking dish.
****Option to melt in a microwave by placing all ingredients into a large, microwave safe bowl and heat in 30 second increments, until melted.

Thinking Of Going Vegan But Not Sure Where To Start? Check Out Our One Week Vegan Meal Plan, Complete With Grocery Lists And Recipes!

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Would it ruin the texture of this recipe if I added a vegan dark chocolate bar to add to the richness?


Another thing is it necessary to use coconut oil, or could it be replaced with vegan butter?


I made this recipe tonight, replacing 1/2 cup of the chocolate chips with dark chocolate, and using Pink Himalayan salt instead of sea salt because I was out. Plus I added a teaspoon of vanilla extract. Turned out rich and delicious, but I would probably allow it to freeze in my freezer for another half hour. Thank you for this recipe.


Added a splash of vanilla extract and caramel syrup. So delicious!

Ami Prevec

This looks great and I am interested in making for a vegan bake sale.Once set in the freezer would does it hold up at room temperature?


5 stars
Condensed coconut milk is not available in my area only pure condensed milk. Can obtain the coconut milk separately. How much should I use .


Could I use sweetened condensed SOY milk instead of condensed coconut milk? That’s what my local stores have.


Looks sooo good! How much is 2 cups in grams? I am really looking forward to trying this recipe, I just dont want to mess it up.


5 stars
Absolutely delectable dessert. Loved by everyone who has tried it. I may have even converted some non-believers about special recipes that taste good, thanks to you! Thanks for sharing what you do with the rest of us 🙂

S hilbert

1 star
This recipe did not work for me.

Mariah Biggs

5 stars
I did your recipe (swapped out the brand of chocolate chips for another vegan brand I was able to find and I couldn’t find sweetened condensed coconut milk so I used the recipe you linked and made my own) and it turned out so good! I never made fudge before going vegan but was always a fan when I ate it and knowing I have an easy recipe in my book to make some is great! Thank you!

Andria H.

5 stars
This is fabulous1. My family couldn’t believe it was vegan! Thank you, what a treat …and so easy!!


Can i shorten the firming time? I need to make this faster than 1.5 hour

Anne Kaufer

5 stars
Help! I made this the first time and it came out so perfect and easy! Everyone loved it! Now I’ve tried to other times and it won’t set or be fudge. It’s more like gooey choolcolet sauce. So sad! I can’t figure out what’s going wrong.


5 stars
I made these a while ago and have been enjoying them from my freezer ever since. Delicious and very easy to make, once you find the sweetened condensed milk, which I bought from Amazon. Thanks for such an easy and good recipe.

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