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Never Fail Fudge is probably the most famous homemade chocolate fudge recipe anywhere, one that my family has made and enjoyed since my early childhood. The recipe is found on the back of the Marshmallow Fluff label and was originally called "Mamie Eisenhower Fudge", as this was served at the end of every White House meal during the Eisenhower administration. This recipe is about as simple as it gets, requires few ingredients, only takes about 15 minutes to make and results in a fantastically creamy fudge that's heavy on the sugar but full of good chocolate flavor.
"I've tried to make fudge in the past and it never turned out right. I decided to give this recipe a shot and for the first time ever, my fudge solidified and tastes so freakin' awesome!!! Thanks for sharing this (I'm doing my happy dance right now)!!!! "- tonirobbins2
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Top-ranked recipe named "Never Fail Fudge"
Butter an 8- or 9-inch square baking pan, or line pan with foil, extending foil over edges of pan to create handles. Butter the foil; set pan aside.
Combine sugar, salt, butter, evaporated milk and marshmallow fluff in a heavy-bottomed 3-quart sauce pan set over low heat, stirring until well blended. Increase heat to heat to medium-high and bring mixture to a full-rolling boil being careful not to mistake escaping air bubbles for boiling. As soon as the mixture reaches a boil, lower heat to medium and boil slowly, stirring constantly, for 5 minutes, or until mixture reaches soft ball stage (between 234 and 240 degrees F). Remove pan from heat, add vanilla and chocolate pieces, stirring until chocolate is melted and well combined. Stir in nuts, if desired. Turn mixture into prepared pan and let cool at room temperature on wire rake until firm, about 4 hours. Remove fudge from pan using foil handles and cut into thirtysix 1 1/3-inch to 1 1/2-inch wide squares depending on size of pan used. Store in an airtight container (layers seperated by wax paper) for up to a week.
Makes about 2 1/2 pounds of fudge for 36 servings.
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Lissabenezra 1 month agoI find this recipe to be easy to follow. I didn't use a thermometer and still it comes out great. Friends love it.
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Victoria16 11 month ago
kpakov 1 year agowe and our guests loved this recipie. used dark chocolate chips and black walnuts....
casbow357 1 year ago
libbyrhymes 1 year ago
Cschuetz1987 1 year agoThe fudge turned out alright but it tastes more like a brownie than fudge
tonirobbins2 1 year agoI've tried to make fudge in the past and it never turned out right. I decided to give this recipe a shot and for the first time ever, my fudge solidified and tastes so freakin' awesome!!! Thanks for sharing this (I'm doing my happy dance right now)!!!!
Jeacre 2 years agoLooks delicious. Why is the category Breakfast >> Meat and Seafood?
amandakrylo 2 years agoI followed this recipe using a candy thermometer and it turned out pretty hard.
adw899 2 years agoexcellent fudge. I will definitely make this every year for Xmas.
cravenfood 2 years agoI made three batches. First one I cooked to 235 and it turned out very hard. The second was with no nuts. I cooked to 230 and it turned out nice but it breaks up from the squares that I cut them into. Third was with nuts and I cooked to 230 and I got firmer than the second batch. I don't think I will use this recipe again.
Snowtrain 2 years agoAwesome...I've made it as is several times and it turns out phenomenal everytime!
nuevOchef 2 years agoIs this like a brownie? Im a little confused -.-
sfinch4 3 years agoBest fudge I've ever had!
Rkeller70 3 years agoThe fudge was a huge hit at the office...I am not a fan of fudge but it went quick with my coworkers so it was obviously fabulous!
louiswhitney 3 years agoGreat Recipe ! Not Too Rich, but, PERFECT!!!
Gigglebox220 3 years agoEasy stuff and tastes yummy
AnnieK10 4 years ago
sgrishka 5 years ago[I made edits to this recipe.]