Vanilla Fudge Recipe

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Vanilla Fudge

Anna Vandenhazel

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@annavandenhazel

I found this recipe on the back of a package of Guittard white baking chips nearly 25 years ago, and it's the only fudge recipe I've used since. Half of a 12-oz can of evaporated milk is used, and I always make 2 batches so the other half isn't wasted.

You don't have to use vanilla chips, just about any flavor will do but I don't recommend butterscotch - the flavor is TOO strong. At Christmas I like to use green mint chips and "Log Cabin" red cherry chips which I can only find at Target.


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Serves:

variable, makes 64-81 pieces

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

3/4 c
evaporated milk
1-1/2 c
sugar
1/2 tsp
salt
1 Tbsp
corn syrup
2 Tbsp
butter, cut in tiny bits
1 c
chopped nuts (optional)
1 pkg
vanilla baking chips (12 oz)
2 tsp
vanilla extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Bring milk, sugar, salt and corn syrup to a boil. Continue boiling for 10-11 minutes or until temperature reaches 230-234 degrees (thread stage) on a candy thermometer.
2
Add 2 Tbsp. butter, then stir in remaining ingredients until chips are melted.
3
Pour into 8- or 9-inch square baking pan lined with waxed paper and chill for 1 hour.
4
Cut into 1-inch squares.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids