Homemade Fudge

Oxmoor House
3 dozen


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2 1/2 cups sugar
2/3 cup milk
2 (1-ounce) squares semi-sweet chocolate
2 tablespoons light corn syrup
Dash of salt
2 tablespoons butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup chopped pecans


Combine sugar, milk, chocolate, syrup, and salt in a Dutch oven. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until sugar is dissolved.

Continue to cook, stirring constantly, until mixture reaches soft ball stage (240°). Remove from heat; add butter and vanilla (do not stir). Cool to lukewarm (110°).

Add pecans; beat with a wooden spoon 2 to 3 minutes or until mixture is thick and begins to lose its gloss. Pour into a buttered 8-inch square pan. Mark warm fudge in 1 1/3- inch squares. Cool and cut.

Created date

February 2010