Perfect Chocolate Fudge

Recipe by zoegirl21
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READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 48-96
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    cups sugar
  • 23
    cup milk
  • 2
    ounces unsweetened chocolate or 1/3 cup cocoa
  • 2
    tablespoons corn syrup
  • 14
    teaspoon salt
  • 2
    tablespoons butter or 2 tablespoons margarine
  • 1
    teaspoon vanilla
  • 12
    cup coarsely chopped nuts, if desired
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DIRECTIONS

  • Butter loaf pan (9”x 5”x 3”).
  • Combine sugar, milk, chocolate, corn syrup, and salt in 2-quart saucepan.
  • Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until chocolate is melted and sugar is dissolved.
  • Cook, stirring occasionally, to 234 on a candy thermometer (or until small amount dropped into cold water forms a soft ball which flattens when removed from water).
  • Remove from heat.
  • Add butter.
  • Cool mixture to 120 without stirring (or until bottom of pan is lukewarm).
  • Add vanilla.
  • Beat vigorously and continuously 5-10 minutes with a wooden spoon, until candy is thick and no longer glossy. (Mixture will hold shape when dropped from the spoon.).
  • Quickly stir in nuts if desired.
  • Spread mixture evenly in buttered pan.
  • Cool until firm. (Then it is ready to cut and serve).
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