Sugar Free, Low Carb, Keto Matcha Green Tea Coconut Fudge Recipe

Healthy Matcha Green Tea Coconut Fudge

This Healthy Matcha Green Tea Coconut Fudge is super soft, fluffy, flavorful, and sweet, yet it’s made without the white sugar, corn syrup, heavy cream, and butter!

If you’re a tea-drinker and if you’re a dessert lover (and oh gosh, please say yes, because I really hope you are), then this recipe is for you!

I was really surprised at how many people loved that Peanut Butter Fudge and that Coconut Fudge from a few months ago.  Actually, no, I take that back.  I wasn’t really surprised at all.  I would be shocked if fudge in general didn’t gain any sort of traction.  Especially when it’s healthy 😉

Since those recipes were so popular, I tried making a few variations — vanilla bean fudge, chocolate fudge, strawberry milkshake fudge — but none of them worked.  The base recipe is pretty finicky with only a few ingredients, so it’s hard to swap any of them out.

I finally thought about making a Matcha Green Tea Coconut Fudge.  That way I could use my Coconut Fudge as a base.  I added vanilla bean paste for flavor and those pretty mini black vanilla bean specks, and added organic matcha powder for both flavor and color.  Oh yeah, and the antioxidants!  Just kidding, I used matcha because I bought some last week  😉

Healthy Matcha Coconut Fudge - Desserts with Benefits

Healthy Matcha Coconut Fudge - Desserts with Benefits
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Healthy Matcha Green Tea Coconut Fudge

Servings: 36 pieces
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
If you're a tea-drinker and dessert-lover, this Healthy Matcha Green Tea Coconut Fudge recipe is for you! It's super soft, fluffy, flavorful, and sweet, yet it's made sugar free, low carb, and high protein, without the white sugar, corn syrup, heavy cream, and butter!



  • Line an 8” brownie pan with parchment paper both ways.
  • In a high-speed blender or food processor, add the cottage cheese, vanilla paste, sweetener, and matcha powder. Puree until completely smooth.
  • While blending, pour in the melted coconut butter.
  • While blending, sprinkle in the homemade metamucil. Scoop the mixture into the prepared brownie pan and spread out the surface to flatten. Place the pan in the freezer for 2 hours.
  • Place the shredded coconut in a large bowl.
  • Slice the fudge into 36 pieces (it will be a tad sticky, but that's normal... once it's coated in the coconut it won't be!). Coat the fudge squares with the shredded coconut, then place on a large serving plate.
  • Once all the fudge is coated with the coconut, refrigerate uncovered overnight and serve the next day (You can serve them immediately if you want to, but they'll be really soft at this point... everyone liked these best the next day).

Recipe Notes

If you REALLY like coconut flavor, feel free to add some coconut extract to the recipe!
Nutrition Facts
Healthy Matcha Green Tea Coconut Fudge
Amount Per Serving (3 pieces)
Calories 150 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 10mg3%
Sodium 300mg13%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 11g22%
Calcium 80mg8%
Iron 0.4mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Fudge

WOW.  Only 150 calories for three pieces of fudge?!  Plus, 4g of filling fiber and 11g of complete protein?  Yes, please.  Because what’s better than a piece of fudge?  Three pieces of fudge!

One bite and you’ll forget they’re healthy in an instant.

Typical fudge recipes are made with cups and cups of sugar, calorie-laden sweetened condensed milk and super sugary marshmallows…  but not this one.

Some super quick and easy swaps make this Matcha Green Tea Coconut Fudge a better-for-you treat!

Am I right?  Yes, I’m right.  Don’t argue with me.

WARNING:  May be habit-forming.  Making an extra batch is highly recommended.


With love and good eats,


– Jess


42 comments on “Healthy Matcha Green Tea Coconut Fudge”

  1. That looks incredible! I love the idea of using cottage cheese in recipes. It’s so high in protein, it should be used more often!

    • Michelle @ Vitamin Sunshine-
      Thanks so much Michelle! 🙂
      I know, cottage cheese is so versatile in cooking/baking. I mean, it sounds gross and to be honest, I hate it on its own, but it’s SO good in fudge and dips and smoothies… and even ice cream!

  2. What is a good substitute for vanilla paste as I dont have any? and i also have only coconut oil, can that be replaced? 🙁 I have everything else! I want to make these so bad

  3. So i bought the cocoa butter, excited to try it! But ive heard stevia in the raw or anything in the raw based is not good, I do have truvia (can that work and make this completely sugar free? or I am looking to order perhaps swerve?

    • Shweta-
      I haven’t tried this recipe with cocoa butter, but that should taste good too 🙂
      I don’t believe Stevia in the Raw is bad for you. Stevia in the Raw is sugar-free, but it’s not calorie-free.
      I haven’t tried Truvia in this recipe so I don’t know if it’ll work. Truvia is 2x as sweet as sugar and Stevia in the Raw so you’ll only need ~1 cup. I wouldn’t recommend using Swerve or erythritol in this recipe though.

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  5. Jessica,

    OOO – these look so yummy!

    I’ve really gotten into green tea recently. I actually just wrote a post on its health benefits here:

    I’d love to hear your thoughts!


  6. Hey is there a replacement for the home made Metamucil?? I would only want it for this recipie and would not have any other use for it?? So don’t really want to spend the extra money to make a big batch of it!! TIA

  7. Could you maybe use chia seeds to thicken this up?

  8. #heavybreathing

  9. I have been wanting to work with matcha powder. Thanks for sharing the recipe 🙂

  10. Omgggg how amazing! I can taste the fluffiness! My mouth is water!

  11. THIS I would try!

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  15. These look so good! I loved the warning that I may need to make an extra batch.
    I can’t wait to try them. Thanks for sharing!

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  19. This looks amazing!!! And I have a slight cottage cheese obsession so this is great for me!!!!

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  22. this fudge looks so amazing, but I cant do dairy! sadly. do you think there might be something other than dairy/ cottage cheese which could work??

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  25. Wonderfull i ve tried mae it and everybody liked them Thanks!

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  28. Hi, very nice recipe. I made it but I did not have enough stevia so I addrd brown sugar to make it into 2 cups. But the fudge became so sweet that I can not eat it :(. Any idea what to do to be able to eat it?

    • Brown sugar is probably much sweeter than what I used, so that’s probably why! There are plenty of ways that you can eat the fudge — you can blend it into smoothies for additional protein and flavor, you can add a couple pieces into warm oatmeal (would be delicious with some toasted coconut too!), etc. Just have fun with it! 🙂

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  30. Cathy Pellegrino

    If I’m going to just make this recipe and don’t need the homemade metamucil otherwise, what is the measurement for 1/4 cup in the recipe? 1/8 cup psyllium husk powder + 1/8 cup stevia to get the 1/4 cup? HELP! Do you also add the liquid? Thanks!5 stars

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