Fudge Filling

Fudge FillingRecipe
Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Heather Chadduck
A decadent Fudge Filling, made with chocolate chips and a touch of peppermint extract, fills the layers between Peppermint-Hot Chocolate Cake.



Makes 2 cups
Total time: 30 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 10 Minutes
Total: 30 Minutes


1 (14-oz.) can sweetened condensed milk
1 (12-oz.) package semisweet chocolate morsels
1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract


Combine sweetened condensed milk and chocolate morsels in a saucepan, and cook over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, 4 to 6 minutes or until chocolate is melted and smooth. Remove from heat; stir in peppermint extract. Cool filling to room temperature (about 20 minutes).