CREAMY ORANGE FUDGE (SALLYE)

sallye bates

By
@grandedame

This recipe was in an obscure cheap little book called Holiday Party Food that I paid 25 cents for a long time ago. It makes a welcome change from the usual dark chocolate fudge.


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Serves:

yield 70 squares

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Microwave

Ingredients

2-1/2 c
sugar
3/4 c
sour cream
1 stick
butter
2 Tbsp
brewed coffee (or 1 tbs instant coffee granules dissolved in 2 tbs hot water)
12 oz
white chocolate chips
1 jar(s)
marshmallow cream (7 oz)
1 Tbsp
grated orange peel
1 tsp
orange flavoring

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Line 13x9 inch pan with foil, leaving 1" overhang on sides

Lightly butter foil
2
Lightly butter large microwave safe bowl

Combine sugar,sour cream, butter and coffee in prepared bowl

Microwave at high 5-6 minutes or until boiling

Stir after 2-1/2 minutes and 5 minutes
3
After sugar mixture comes to a full rolling boil, microwave high 5-6 minutes more until mixture reaches soft ball stage (or candy thermometer registers 234 degrees)

CAUTION: DO NOT PUT CANDY THERMOMETER IN MICROWAVE
4
Add white chocolate chips, marshmallow cream, orange peel and flavoring

Stir until smooth
5
Pour into prepared pan, smooth evenly into corners

Score into 70 squares by cutting 7 sections lengthwise and 10 sections crosswise halfway through fudge with sharp knife while fudge is still warm
6
Let stand until firm

Remove from pan using foil, placing on cutting board

Cut along score lines into squares

Remove foil

Store at room temperature in airtight container with parchment paper between layers
7
NOTE: In lieu of steps 2 and 3, you can prepare the following way:

Place sugar, cream cheese, butter and coffee in heavy saucepan.

Cook on medium heat until candy thermometer registers 234 degrees or 1 teaspoon of mixture forms soft ball in cold water

Remove from heat, then follow steps 4 through 6

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies, Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American