This old fashioned homemade fudge recipe makes the best Christmas fudge like Grandma used to make! It is smooth, creamy and delicious and your family and friends will love it! It’s great for holiday parties and family get togethers!
You can find this recipe in volume 1 of our Dining On A Dime Cookbook.
Old Fashioned Homemade Fudge Recipe
2 cups sugar
3/4 cup milk
1/2 cup cocoa, packed
2 Tbsp. shortening
2 Tbsp. light corn syrup
1/4 tsp. salt
2 Tbsp. butter
1 tsp. vanilla
Combine sugar, milk, cocoa, shortening, corn syrup and salt in a 2 quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until the mixture boils. Cook, stirring occasionally to 234 degrees.
Remove from heat. Add butter and vanilla. Do not stir. Allow fudge to cool at room temperature without stirring until it reaches 110 degrees.
Beat until the fudge thickens and loses some of its gloss. Quickly pour the fudge into a lightly buttered 8×8 inch square pan. Makes 32 pieces.
This old fashioned homemade fudge recipe is from our cookbook:
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