creamy orange fudge (sallye)

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By sallye bates
from Austin, TX

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.

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves yield 70 squares
cook time 30 Min
method Microwave

Ingredients For creamy orange fudge (sallye)

  • 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
    marshmallow cream (7 oz)
  • 1 Tbsp
    grated orange peel
  • 1 tsp
    orange flavoring
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How To Make creamy orange fudge (sallye)

  • 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

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