Old-Fashioned Fudge

Old-Fashioned Fudge

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"This is a lot of work, but well worth it. This fudge never lasts past the day I make it."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 145 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 4.1 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 28g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 1.2 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 7 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 38 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Butter an 8 or 9 inch square pan. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine sugar, cornstarch, and salt; mix well. In a heavy saucepan, cook butter or margarine until golden brown; remove from heat. Add sugar mixture; mix well. Stir in vinegar and milk; return to heat. Bring to a boil, stirring frequently. Cover and boil 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Stir in chocolate. Insert a candy thermometer and cook, uncovered to soft ball stage, 238 degrees F ( 114 degrees C). Remove from heat; add vanilla and do not stir. Let it sit until pan is lukewarm and easy to hold.
  4. With a sturdy wooden spoon, beat the fudge until it loses is shine.
  5. With buttered hands, quickly press mixture into prepared pan. Let cool slightly before cutting. Keep fudge covered tightly with plastic wrap.
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The ONLY problem with this recipe is that it makes far too small a batch of fudge! The flavor is absolutely great. There were a couple of tips from previous reviewers that are worthwhile for a...

It took me 3 times to get this recipe right once I learned to heat up the fudge very slowly it worked perfect everybody loved this fudge.

This recipe is really good. Make sure that when you let it cool you let it go all the way to 110 degrees F. Otherwise it will be grainy. Also, use a damp pastry brush or damp towel to wipe the s...