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Chocolate Fudge

Categories: Chocolate, Holiday Favorites, Halloween Favorites

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Chocolate fudge is a holiday favorite! Make your own chocolate fudge at home with this easy to follow recipe.


  • 3 c. granulated sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. light corn syrup
  • 3 oz. bittersweet chocolate
  • 3/4 c. milk
  • 1 c. chopped nuts
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 3 Tbsp. butter or margarine


Combine sugar, corn syrup, chocolate and milk; stir over low heat until sugar is dissolved. Turn heat to medium, stirring frequently, to 238° F or until a few drops put in cold water form a soft ball. Remove from heat; drop in butter. Do not stir. Cool, without stirring to lukewarm (110° F). Add vanilla and nuts; beat steadily until creamy and fudge loses its gloss or until a small amount dropped from a spoon with hold its shape. Pour into lightly greased pan to depth of 3/4-inch. Cool; turn out of pan and cut into squares.

Makes about 1.5 lbs. of chocolate fudge. Recipe from the Rumford Complete Cookbook, 1950 edition.