Real Fudge

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Claire312

Old fashioned fudge like your grandma used to make -- no condensed milk, no marshmallow creme, just the basics. Follow the directions precisely and you'll have a delicious, non-grainy fudge. Stirring at the wrong time causes graininess, so follow directions.

Top Review by lovey2

I've been looking for this recipe for ever. I lost mine and just love this. Thanks

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a heavy saucepan over medium heat, melt chocolate with milk stirring constantly until chocolate is completely melted.
  2. Add sugar, salt and corn syrup to saucepan and stir just until mixture comes to a boil.
  3. STOP STIRRING when mixture boils.
  4. Clamp candy thermometer on side of saucepan and let mixture boil to temperature of 238 F.
  5. Remove from heat immediately.
  7. Add butter, without stirring, to chocolate mixture.
  8. Let cool to at least 110 F, then add vanilla.
  9. Now it's time to stir.
  10. Beat mixture by hand or with hand held mixer until fudge loses it's glossiness and thickens slightly.
  11. Pour fudge onto a waxed paper lined 9 inch pan and let set for a few hours.

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