Olde Fashioned Fudge Recipe

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Olde Fashioned Fudge

Candace Lemings

By
@mrsCLemings

Practice makes perfect! (I haven't gotten it quite right just yet, but my mom is an expert!)


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Serves:

~6 to 8

Cook:

1 Hr 30 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2 c
sugar
3/4 c
milk
2 oz
unsweetened chocolate, cut up (or 3 tbsp cocoa + 1 tbsp oil or shortening)
1 tsp
light corn syrup
1 Tbsp
butter
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/2 c
chopped nuts (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Line a 9x5" pan with foil, extending foil over edges. Butter foil and set aside.
2
Butter sides of a heavy duty 2 quart pot.
3
In pot, combine sugar, milk, chocolate and corn syrup. Cook and stir over medium-high heat till mixture boils.
4
Reduce heat to medium-low and continue boiling at a moderate, steady rate, stirring frequently till soft ball stage (234 degrees).
5
Remove from heat. Add butter and vanilla but DO NOT STIR!
6
Let cool about 50 minutes (till 110 degrees).
7
Beat mixture vigorously till fudge begins to thicken. If desired, add nuts.
8
Continue beating till fudge is thick and begins to lose its glossy look (About 10 minutes).
9
Immediately spread fudge into prepared pan. Score into squares while still warm.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Heirloom
Hashtag: #traditional