Mulberry Fudge Chewies

Recipe by Iowahorse
READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 1
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1 12
    cups ripe mulberries (to make 2/3 c Mulberry juice)
  • 2
    cups sugar
  • 2
    tablespoons butter

DIRECTIONS

  • You can use this recipe for any low pectin fruit eg.
  • Saskatoons, blueberry, elderberry, raspberry, blackberry or May-apple.
  • Cook 1 1/2 cups of RIPE mulberries[unripe fruit is toxic- see about Red mulberry], mash and drain through a fine sieve or jelly bag to obtain the juice: about 2/3 cup yield.
  • Mix juice with sugar and butter and cook over low heat until sugar dissolves.
  • bring to a boil on medium and boil WITHOUT stirring until soft-ball candy stage- 240 Deg F.
  • Remove from heat; cool until lukewarm and beat with a wooden spoon until mixture looses its gloss.
  • Press into a buttered pan and cut into squares before the candy hardens.
  • Keep in a tightly covered dish or freeze because this candy hardens when exposed to the air.