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Paula Deen’s 5-Minute Fudge Recipe

Fudge recipe is very much a staple at every home during the holidays. The complexity of fudge usually discourages me from making it. Which all goes out the window with this 5 minute recipe.

Paula Deen’s 5-Minute Fudge Recipe

With this recipe, you can have fudge nice and ready in no time whenever you crave it. You can get as creative as you’d like with this recipe, and make it exactly to your liking.

Why do I love this Fudge Recipe?

This recipe gives you the taste of an old fashioned fudge with a few quick and simple steps.

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How long does it take to make this fudge?

Once you’re done making your fudge, it should reach the softball stage after 5 minutes. If a drop of fudge stays in shape after you drop in a cup of cold water, then it’s ready.

How many servings in this recipe?

You’ll get around 38 pieces of fudge out of this recipes.

Why add butter to the fudge?

A crucial ingredient for making this fudge is the butter. It gives it that richness.

Why add butter to the fudge recipe?

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How do I make the fudge softer?

Mix in a little cream and milk if you’d like. Make sure to slowly add in bits to not make your fudge runny.

How do I store this fudge recipe?

You can keep it in your fridge in a sealed container for 2 weeks.

Can I freeze the fudge recipe?

Yes, you can freeze your fudge. Cover it well in aluminum foil or plastic wrap.

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Paula Deen’s 5-Minute Fudge

Paula Deen’s 5-Minute Fudge

Yield: 38
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

Fudge is very much a staple at every home during the holidays. The complexity of fudge usually discourages me from making it. Which all goes out the window with this 5 minute recipe.

Ingredients

  • 1 and ½ cups of granulated sugar
  • ¾ cup of evaporated milk
  • 1 tablespoon of butter
  • 6 ounces of semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 16 marshmallows
  • 1 cup of minced pecans
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Put a saucepan on medium heat and pour in your evaporated milk, sugar, and butter. Keep mixing while bringing it to boil.
  2. Let simmer for 5 minutes.
  3. Turn the heat off and stir in the marshmallows and chocolate. Whisk until smooth and the marshmallows are melted.
  4. Stir in your pecans and vanilla extract.
  5. Oil a 9x9 baking pan, transfer in your mix, and stick it in your freezer or fridge until it's hard.
  6. Use a knife to cut into 38 pieces and enjoy!
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 38 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 70Total Fat: 4gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 2mgCarbohydrates: 9gFiber: 1gSugar: 7gProtein: 1g

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Jennifer

Thursday 6th of June 2024

This recipe was a hit! It was part of my Christmas gift exchange. Easy and user friendly.

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