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Fudge Filling

Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Heather Chadduck
Hands-on time 10 mins
Total time 30 mins
Yield Makes 2 cups
A decadent Fudge Filling, made with chocolate chips and a touch of peppermint extract, fills the layers between Peppermint-Hot Chocolate Cake. 

Ingredients

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

How to Make It

  1. 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).