3-Ingredient Chocolate Fudge with Sea Salt

December 19, 2015

3-Ingredient Chocolate Fudge with Sea Salt

Now that we are 6 days away from Christmas, I finally got into the holiday spirit. About time right?
Decorating the apt, shopping for friends and family, and changing the playlist to some Christmas music.
I have to be completely honest here, nothing puts me in the holiday spirit quite like the seasonal sounds of festive holiday music.
So I thought it would be cool to share my top five Christmas songs [drumroll please]:

3-Ingredient Chocolate Fudge with Sea Salt

1) — Sleigh ride
It’s not even Christmas until I hear it. It’s probably my fave holiday song, not surprising it’s a staple in every Christmas movie.

2) — Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!
What I really love about this song is that it makes me feel I’m living in a Christmas movie.
Of all the versions this song has, Frank Sinatra's is definitely the best one (obviously!)

3) – Santa Claus is comin’ to town
This is such a great song to sing out loud with family and friends while dancing around the house during the holidays. I know it sounds weird, but do try it, it’s liberating!

4) – Rockin’ around the Christmas tree
I love this one because it has such a great rhythm. Play it while running, it’s such a great power song. For real.

5) – Jingle bell rock
A funny song, but still Christmassy and jolly. Wait, did I just said “jolly”? How old am I?

3-Ingredient Chocolate Fudge with Sea Salt

Christmas is also the best time of the year to make fudge.
Because homemade fudge is far superior than that crumbly slab you buy on impulse at the grocery store.
In addition, I always found store bought fudge to be much too sweet. At times it’s so sweet it feels like a block of chocolate flavored sugar.
That’s why I like to make it at home so I can sweeten it to my own taste — not to mention using a paleo-friendly sweetener.
This 3-Ingredient Chocolate Fudge is made with dark chocolate, a bit of heavy cream, and honey.
The fudge melts in your mouth, and the chocolate flavor is intense. It’s sweet enough, but not cloyingly sweet. The sea salt adds the perfect balance and leaves you craving more.
It is really rich, so a little goes a long way. You will not be disappointed!

3-Ingredient Chocolate Fudge with Sea Salt

3-Ingredient Chocolate Fudge with Sea Salt                                                                           
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Makes 16 squares

15 oz / 425 gr dark chocolate
⅓ cup / 4 oz / 115 gr honey
¼ cup / 2.1 oz / 60 gr heavy cream
Salt flakes


Line a 8x8-inch baking dish with parchment paper and set aside.
Melt chocolate in a double boiler over low heat. Once completely melted add heavy cream and continue cooking for about 40 minutes, stirring every so often, making sure that the mixture doesn’t stick to the bottom or burn.
Add honey and cook for further 10 minutes. The mixture will look a bit crumbly at this stage, that’s okay.
Pour the chocolate mixture into the lined baking sheet and smooth the top with a wetted spatula.
Sprinkle with salt flakes and let cool at room temperature for at least 3 hours.
Cut with a sharp knife into 16 squares and store in an airtight container at room temperature or in the refrigerator.

Nutrition facts

One square yields 169 calories, 12 grams of fat, 14 grams of carbs, and 3 grams of protein.


  1. À perfect recipe again! You're the best, Mike! ;) I wish you a merry Christmas!!!

  2. Love all those Christmas songs! As a musician, I have played Sleigh Ride more times than I can remember, but it's still my favorite!

    The fudge looks amazing. I think I'm going to have to make some for friends and family this year... Thanks for the recipe!

  3. Thanks for another great recipe! Might have to make these as well as the shortbread. Merry Christmas// Marlene Sixtensson, Sweden

  4. Oh easy and it looks so yummy!!


  5. Yum to the fudge, and yay to the music! I live for it, and each year, a local radio station starts playing it the day after Thanksgiving. :-) Hope all is well with you Mike and that you have a great Christmas!

  6. There's another sign of approaching Christmas - when Mike starts to post treats like this one. Even though our top lists of favorite Christmas music don't match (at all), I'm still voting for this fantastic fudge. I've never thought of incorporating honey, but it sounds like a great idea!

  7. You never let me down Mike. Yet another winning recipe to help make the holidays that much merrier. As far as Christmas music goes, Sleigh Ride is definitely a favourite, along with 'Baby It's Cold Outside' as sung by Holly Cole. Merry Christmas to you and yours :)

  8. Personally - "jolly" is one of my favorite words - as in this is some jolly good fudge, Mike" - guess that's giving away how old I am -eh?! :)
    Hope your weekend has been jolly so far - or would awesmazing work better seeing it's the weekend before Christmas!!!!

  9. Fudge is totally a Christmas treat. My mom and Aunt would have "fudge-offs" each would make a fudge and we'd have taste tests during Christmas. It was awesome ;)
    I overdo it with the Christmas music, like it needs to be streaming 24/7. I do a healthy mix of classical and 20th century. Well to be honest it probably is more classical...what can I say it is what I teach!

  10. Between sounds and smells nothing triggers memories more for me. Let the music play!
    Reading this recipe sipping my coffee as the rain comes down I am now in the mood for Christmas music and this chocolate fudge! Got to try this one out!

  11. Wow, these came out really nice, very elegant.

  12. These look soon good!!! Oh my gosh I'd be worried I wouldn't be able to stop at just one haha

  13. So you finally got your shopping done, eh? What did you get for your fellow Wolfpack friends? It's probably something really awesome. Like a Christmas music mix CD. I hope it's a Christmas music mix CD...bonus points if it's a cassette tape. Love this fudge...I could eat a piece for breakfast, yes? #WolfpackJolly

  14. We can't have the dairy. Do you think this would work with full-fat coconut milk, or coconut cream?

  15. Fudge is one thing I haven't made yet this year so I'd better get busy right away!

  16. Great music selection, Mike :) this fudge looks so decadent. Love the addition of honey!