Brown Sugar Fudge
Everyone likes easy desserts that can be made for any occasion. This brown sugar fudge is one of those great dessert recipes that will come in handy when you need a sweet treat but don't have a lot of time to make it. So many dessert recipes are over the top elaborate and can be quite complicated to make, but this recipe for fudge candy is far from complicated. Fudge recipes have dated back over 100 years, and seem to be an American recipe. Brown sugar fudge is a very simple tasting fudge which is great for people who love a classic homemade taste. These days, you can find many different flavours of fudge like Oreo cookie fudge, pumpkin fudge, mint chocolate fudge and even butterscotch fudge, but it's always nice to return to a beloved classic. This recipe makes 64 small pieces, so even in a large group, everyone can have a taste. Try out this and other easy dessert recipes from our collection.***
Makes (1) 8x8 inch square baking pan, 64 pieces
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2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
3/4 cup butter, cut into chunks
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1 3/4 cups confectioners' sugar
Line an 8x8 inch baking pan with aluminum foil, going up the sides.
Grease the foil on the bottom and sides with a little butter.
In a pot add the evaporated milk, brown sugar, butter, and salt.
Bring to a boil stirring the whole time. Reduce heat to medium - high heat continuing to stir.
The fudge must reach a temperature of 240F. on the candy thermometer.
If you don't have a candy thermometer, this will take about 20 to 30 minutes. (see note below)
Pour the hot mixture into a heat proof bowl and mix in vanilla.
Add the confectioners' sugar in slowly and mix till incorporated. Beat with an electric mixer on high speed until thick and creamy.
Pour into the prepared pan.
Cover with plastic wrap and place into the refrigerate for about 30 minutes.
Cut into 64 squares.
Keep refrigerated in an airtight container.
* Note - without a thermometer - you do run the risk of fudge not setting once done. If this happens, use it as a delicious sauce.
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Nutrition Facts for: Brown Sugar Fudge From Grandmother's Kitchen
Ingredients: Canned evaporated milk, brown sugar, butter, salt, pure vanilla extract, confectioners' sugar.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 64 servings. * Per Serving: Calories 53, Calories from Fat 22, Total Fat 2.4g 4%, Saturated Fat 1.5g 8%, Cholesterol 6mg 2%, Sodium 27mg 1%, Potassium 15mg 0%, Carbohydrates 8.0g 3%, Dietary Fiber 0.0g 0%, Sugars 7.9g, Protein 0.2g, Vitamin A 1%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 1%, Iron 0%
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