Best Milk Chocolate Fudge

Homemade fudge so good that it tastes like it came from a high end candy store.
Homemade fudge so good that it tastes like it came from a high end candy store.

As Good as Fudge from a High End Candy Store

Have you ever tried to make homemade fudge only to have it turn out to be an ooey gooey mess? I have had fudge fail to set up with recipes that I have used in the past. It is no wonder fudge costs so much. this fudge however, is so simple and so rich, that my family and friends will think I bought it at a high end candy store.


Cook Time

Prep time: 10 min
Ready in: 10 min
Yields: 2 pounds

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup butter
  • 3 cups granulated white sugar
  • 2/3 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 (11-12 oz) package milk chocolate chocolate chips
  • 1 (7 oz) container marshmallow cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Grease 9x13 inch cake pan
  2. In a heavy 3 quart saucepan, combine butter, sugar and evaporated milk. Bring mixture to boil on medium heat, stirring constantly
  3. Cook over medium heat for 5 minutes or until mixture reaches 230 degrees using a candy thermometer or until mixture reaches soft ball stage
  4. Remove from heat, stir in chocolate chips until well mixed
  5. Stir in remaining ingredients and blend well,
  6. Spread fudge into prepared greased pan
  7. Cool to Room Temperature
  8. Cut into squares

How did you enjoy our recipe?

5 stars from 1 rating of Milk Chocolate Fudge
In this fudge, I substituted the milk chocolate chips with butterscotch chips then covered with finely chopped pecans.
In this fudge, I substituted the milk chocolate chips with butterscotch chips then covered with finely chopped pecans.

Alternate Flavors

Add nuts: 1/2 cup of walnuts, pecans, or almonds.

Replace milk chocolate chips with:

  • Peppermint chips
  • Semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • White chocolate chips
  • butterscotch chips
  • 12 oz. of different flavors of almond bark

© 2013 Donna Brown

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rebeccamealey 2 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA

Great! Thank you!The recipe I used yesterday was a complete fllp. I need this.


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cygnetbrown 2 years ago from Alton, Missouri Author

I am glad that I could help, rebeccamealey! Happy Holidays!


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billybuc 2 years ago from Olympia, WA

Donna, if I had to choose the best way to die it would be to drown in milk chocolate. LOL I'm all over this recipe. Thank you and Merry Christmas.


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suzettenaples 2 years ago from Taos, NM

How I love fudge especially at the holiday season! I especially like this recipe because it has marshmallow in it also. I just love fudge and thank you so much for sharing your recipe with us. This looks and sounds so delicious. I am filing this recipe for sure in my recipe box!


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cygnetbrown 2 years ago from Alton, Missouri Author

I wish I could share a piece of fudge with each of you. Happy Holidays to each of you. As Tiny Tim said, "God Bless us every one!"

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