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Every year I make this special Fantasy Fudge recipe for the holidays. It’s fast, it’s easy and it’s my oldest son’s absolute favourite.
It only takes 10 minutes to get it ready, then just let it cool. Once it’s set, you can slice it up; small pieces work better.
This is a sweet sweet Fudge.
My son always gets a batch of this Fudge wrapped up as a Christmas present! Give it a try, I hope you will enjoy it.
Looking at the list of ingredients almost gives me a heart attack. This is so far removed from the way we usually eat.
Good thing this recipe only comes out at Christmas. This fudge is oh so delicious. But not healthy. Not at all.
Fantasy Fudge Recipe
3 cups sugar
3/4 cup butter
2/3 cup evaporated milk
12 oz (350 gram) bag of chocolate chips
7 oz (198 gram) jar of marshmallow creme
1 cup chopped walnuts
1 tsp vanilla
In a large saucepan, combine the sugar, butter and evaporated milk. Turn your element onto medium heat.
Stir the sugar, butter and milk and mix them together.
Bring the mixture to a boil. When it starts heating up, make sure you stir it the entire time it is cooking.
You don’t want it to start sticking to the bottom of the saucepan.
Once the mixture is at a full rolling boil, set the timer for 5 minutes. Keep stirring continuously; the mixture will begin to thicken.
You may need to turn the heat down a smidgeon; you don’t want the mixture burning on the bottom.
That’s why you need to stir the whole post constantly while cooking. And the more it boils, the more you need to be constantly stirring.
After boiling the Fudge:
Remove from the heat and stir in the chocolate chips. I use the semi sweet chips because we like our fudge chocolatey.
If you like the taste of mint, you could use half chocolate and half mint chips.
Add the jar of marshmallow creme, stir it again until the mixture is nice and smooth. Get all the marshmallow melted and mixed in.
Add the chopped nuts and the vanilla and stir until smooth.
I only had whole walnuts on hand so I put a handful of nuts in a baggie and crushed them with my rolling pin.
Worked like a charm!
Spoon the mixture into a greased 9 x 13 dish and pat it smooth using a spatula. Let it cool before slicing into squares.
The fudge is very rich, so you may want to cut small squares!
Store it in the pan covered, or in storage containers.
Here’s a recipe card for Fantasy Fudge in case you want to print a copy for yourself.
- 3 cups sugar
- 3/4 cup butter
- 2/3 cup evaporated milk
- One 12 oz, 350g bag of chocolate chips
- One 7 oz, 198g jar Marshmallow creme
- 1 cup chopped walnuts
- 1 tsp vanilla
- Combine the sugar, butter and evaporated milk in a large saucepan
- On medium heat, bring it to a full rolling boil, stirring constantly
- Continue boiling for 5 minutes, keep stirring all the time so the bottom doesn't burn!
- Remove from heat and stir in the chocolate chips
- Once the chips are melted, add the jar of marshmallow crème
- Add the nuts and vanilla and stir well
- Stick your finger in there. Taste it a bit to be sure it tastes right. If anyone catches you, just tell 'em it's quality control
- Pour into a greased 13 x 9 inch Pyrex dish.
- Cool at room temperature, then cut into squares
Nutrition Information:Yield: 48 Serving Size: 1 Servings
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 143 Total Fat: 7g Saturated Fat: 3g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 3g Cholesterol: 9mg Sodium: 31mg Carbohydrates: 21g Net Carbohydrates: 0g Fiber: 1g Sugar: 19g Sugar Alcohols: 0g Protein: 1g
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