Our Favourite Five Minute Fudge / by Linda Klimack

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Basic Recipe

1 ⅔ cups sugar
⅔ cup undiluted evaporated milk
2 Tbsp butter
½ tsp salt
2 cups miniature marshmallows
1 tsp vanilla
1 ½ cups chocolate
½ cup fruit & nuts

  • Combine sugar, evaporated milk, butter and salt in medium saucepan.
  • Bring to full boil over medium heat.
  • Continue to boil for 4 to 5 minutes, stirring constantly.
  • Remove from heat and stir in marshmallows, chocolate, vanilla and fruit and nuts.
  • Stir vigorously until marshmallows melt and blend.
  • Pour into buttered 8 inch square cake pan and chill. 
  • Cut into squares. 
  • Store in refrigerator.

Variations

  1. Chocolate - bittersweet chocolate
    Fruit & Nuts – cherries & pecans
  2. Chocolate – ½ milk & ½ semisweet
    Fruit & Nuts – sour cherries & cranberries
  3. Chocolate - semisweet
    Fruit & Nuts – diced ginger & 1 tsp ginger juice
  4. Chocolate – ½ semisweet & ½ cappuccino
    Fruit & Nuts – whole hazelnuts
  5. Chocolate – ½ milk & ½ semisweet
    Fruit & Nuts – pistachios & 2 drops of pistachio oil
  6. Chocolate – ½ Callebaut cappuccino & ½ semisweet
    Fruit & Nuts – slivered almonds & 2 drops of coffee oil
  7. Chocolate – ½ Valrhona Caramel & ½ semisweet
    Fruit & Nuts – whole pecans