Grandma's Old Fashioned Fudge

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Lauri Myers

By
@lauriscakes1

This recipe was passed down to me and it's one of the better recipes that I have tried. Long before marshmallow creme came into any recipe, this is a recipe that came out of a 1930's-1940's cookbook.

Rating:

★★★★★ 4 votes

Comments:
Serves:
50 squares
Cook:
2 Hr

Ingredients

  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 1 c
    milk
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 2
    squares unsweetened chocolate
  • 2 Tbsp
    corn syrup, light
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter, room temperature
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 c
    nuts (pecan are the best~~optional)

How to Make Grandma's Old Fashioned Fudge

Step-by-Step

  1. In saucepan combine sugar, milk, salt, chocolate squares and corn syrup.
  2. Stir over low heat until sugar dissolves.
  3. Cook until temperature reaches 238* or until the water test is proven (1 tsp. of mixture in a bowl of cold water is dropped in and forms a soft ball and when squeezed by fingers are flattened).
  4. Remove from heat and drop in butter but do not stir then cool without stirring.
  5. Add vanilla then with a wooden spoon beat until candy looses sheen then add nuts if desired.
  6. Pour into a 8 x 8 square pan and cool completely and cut into squares.

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About Grandma's Old Fashioned Fudge

Course/Dish: Candies



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