Grandma Cath's Homemade Fudge

Cathy Sims


Great to make and give as a hostess gift when invited out to dinner.

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24 pieces


1 1/2 c
mixes nuts or dried fruit of choice
1 lb
milk chocolate, chopped
2 Tbsp
1 can(s)
sweetened condensed milk
1 pinch
2 tsp
vanilla extract
1 tsp
strong coffee or
1 tsp
coffee liqueur


1Line an 8"x8" pan with two strips of parchment paper the width of the pan with at least 3" of overhang on each side.
2In a glass bowl, mix chocolate, butter, milk and salt. Place bowl over double boiler with simmering water. Stir until chocolate is smooth, about 5 - 10 minutes. Or put in microwave for 1 minute at a time until melted and well blended, this is easier but must be watched carefully not to over cook.
3Remove bowl from heat, and stir in extract,coffee, or coffee liqueur. Fold in nuts/dried fruit of choice. Pour mixture into prepared dish and smooth with spoon or offset spatula.
4Chill in fridge until set, about 1 ½ hours. Cut fudge into desired size with a sharp knife.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy