maple-nut fudge

★★★★★ 5 Reviews
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By gaynel mohler
from junction city, OH

I got this recipe ages ago and made it once at Christmas time. It smells wonderful and reminds me of the "maple" sugar leaf shapes My dad bought us when I was a child. You must use pure maple syrup, not maple flavored pancake syrup, to get the true authentic flavor.

★★★★★ 5 Reviews
serves 36 pieces
prep time 10 Min
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For maple-nut fudge

  • 1 1/2 c
    pure maple syrup
  • 1 3/4 c
    sugar
  • 2/3 c
    heavy cream or 1 can 5 oz evaporated milk
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 stick
    unsalted butter, cubed
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1 c
    chopped walnuts
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How To Make maple-nut fudge

  • 1
    Line an 8 inch square baking pan with non-stick foil. Coat foil with cooking spray
  • 2
    Combine syrup, sugar, heavy cream and salt in a medium sized saucepan
  • 3
    Bring to boiling over medium high heat stirring. Once boiling cook 7 to 8 minutes or until mixture registers 238 degrees on a candy thermometer.
  • 4
    Remove pan from heat, with an electric mixer, beat in butter and vanilla. Continue to beat on high for 8 to 9 minutes or until thickened, light in color and fudge loses its glossy finish
  • 5
    Stir in nuts and spread into prepared pan Let stand until firm, about 25 minutes. Cut into squares.
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