This recipe for fudge candy makes 65 pieces of fudge, so there is plenty to go around if you have family and friends over to your house. With tasty ingredients like bittersweet chocolate, peanuts, almonds or hazelnuts and mini marshmallows everyone is sure to love this sweet treat. There is a bit of instant espresso powder in this easy dessert recipe, just enough to give some extra flavor to the mix.
Whichever type of nuts you choose from hazelnuts peanuts to almonds they all contain a rich source of protein, monounsaturated fat, vitamin E, manganese and numerous other essential nutrients making them a healthy addition to this easy dessert recipe idea. The nuts in this easy to make recipe for fudge candy offer a nice balance to the overall sweetness of the fudge.
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Makes 65 pieces
This is a printable recipe.
18 ounces (500 grams) bittersweet chocolate
1 teaspoon instant espresso powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
1 Tablespoon pure vanilla extract
1 cup peanuts, almonds or hazelnuts
1 cup mini-marshmallows
Prepare an 8 inch square baking pan by cutting a large piece of heavy duty aluminum foil. Make sure there is excess to overhang the pan sides.
Grease the foil with butter.
Chop the chocolate into fine pieces and place into a high sided medium heat proof bowl.
Add espresso powder, baking soda and salt and mix together.
Stir in the sweetened condensed milk and vanilla extract.
Place the bowl over large shallow saucepan containing 2 cups of simmering water. Be careful that water does not splash into the chocolate mixture.
Slowly stir with a rubber spatula until chocolate is nearly melted.
Remove the bowl from heat and continue to stir until chocolate is fully melted and mixture is smooth, about 2 minutes. Stir in nuts and marshmallows.
Transfer fudge to prepared pan and spread in even layer with spatula.
Refrigerate until set, about 2 hours. Remove fudge from pan using foil and cut into 64 one inch squares.
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Nutrition Facts for: Rocky Road Chocolate Fudge From Grandmother's Kitchen
Ingredients: Bittersweet chocolate, instant espresso powder, baking soda, salt, sweetened condensed milk, pure vanilla extract, peanuts, almonds or hazelnuts, mini-marshmallows.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated 64 for servings. * Per Serving: Calories 114, Calories from Fat 50, Total Fat 5.6g 9%, Saturated Fat 3.2g 16%, Cholesterol 5mg 2%, Sodium 40mg 2%, Potassium 88mg 3%, Carbohydrates 14.0g 5%, Dietary Fiber 0.6g 2%, Sugars 11.7g, Protein 2.1g, Vitamin A 1%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 4%, Iron 2%
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