CREAMY ORANGE FUDGE (SALLYE)

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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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
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

How to Make CREAMY ORANGE FUDGE (SALLYE)

Step-by-Step

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

    Lightly butter foil
  • 2Lightly 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
  • 3After 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
  • 4Add white chocolate chips, marshmallow cream, orange peel and flavoring

    Stir until smooth
  • 5Pour 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
  • 6Let 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
  • 7NOTE: 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

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About CREAMY ORANGE FUDGE (SALLYE)

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