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Chocolate Fudge

Okay, this is nothing spectacular, fudge is fudge right? Well, I just wanted to offer some suggestions for those who may want to make this recipe (or one like it) but haven’t because of the dairy. I made this batch with dairy but I think there is a nifty way around it for dairy free folks. I have ordered some rice milk powder and bought a ginormous tub of Earth Balance vegan spread to start experimenting with more dairy free recipes. The dairy free rice milk powder should be here Tuesday, so I will test a batch of homemade dairy free sweetened condensed milk in this fudge recipe. I will also try it out in the Magic Mix recipe to see if we can come up with a great dairy free condensed soup! I am so excited to see how it works out! Anyway…

I have always used the following recipe from the Kraft website for Baker’s Classic Chocolate Fudge. I like this recipe because the end product has a smooth and creamy texture. A very small piece goes A LONG WAY!

2 pkg. (8 squares each) Baker’s Semi-Sweet Chocolate (When I test the dairy-free batch later this week, I am going to try using Hershey’s Cocoa. The back of the package says that 3 Tbs. Cocoa Powder + 1 Tbs. Shortening or Oil is equivalent to a 1 oz. square of Baking Chocolate. Doing the math, that is 3 cups of Cocoa Powder and 1 cup Shortening or Oil for this recipe.)
1 can  (14 oz.) Sweetened Condensed Milk (For this batch, I used the Fat Free Sweetened Condensed Milk, which makes me feel not as guilty eating it. I cannot tell the difference in taste from the full fat version to the fat free version)
1 cup chopped Walnuts (optional)
2 tsp.  Vanilla
  • LINE 8-inch square pan with foil (I used parchment paper). Microwave chocolate and milk in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 2 to 3 min. or until chocolate is almost melted, stirring after 2 min.; stir until completely melted. Stir in nuts and vanilla.
  • SPREAD onto bottom of prepared pan.
  • REFRIGERATE 2 hours or until firm. Use foil to lift fudge from pan before cutting into pieces.

Luke calls this "Budge." LOL!

Somebody help me...please 😀


3 Responses

  1. The fudge fish are so cute.

  2. This is our family’s favorite fudge recipe… with marshmallow creme…it’s on the jar of the Kraft Marshmallow creme…


  3. Renee,

    Marshmallow creme, yummy! Kind of like a Rocky Road Fudge 🙂


    The Goldfish have taken over 🙂

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