Who doesn't love homemade fudge? This recipe is impossible to resist.
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step-by-step directions

Homemade Fudge

  • 1 1/2 cups toasted mixed nuts and/or dried fruits
  • 1 pound good quality semisweet or bittersweet chocolate (finely chopped)
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter (cut into small pats)
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • Pinch salt
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla extract and/or strongly brewed espresso or liqueur
step-by-step directions
  • Line an 8"x8" pan with two strips of parchment paper the width of the pan with at least 3" of overhang on each side.
  • In 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.
  • Remove bowl from heat, dry bottom of bowl, and stir in extract, coffee or liqueur.  Fold in nuts/dried fruit of choice. Pour mixture into prepared dish and smooth with spoon or offset spatula.  
  • Chill in fridge until set, about 1 1/2 hours.  Cut fudge into desired size with a sharp knife.  After each cut, wipe knife with a damp paper towel.  Enjoy!
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