Aunt June’s Old Fashioned Fudge

How to make fudge the old fashioned way:  just minutes of your time plus a few dollars of pantry ingredients gives  you a candy shop quality homemade chocolate fudge perfect for gifting (or keeping!)   


Sugar Cocoa Powder Salt Half And Half Corn Syrup Butter Vanilla Extract


Combine all ingredients except butter and vanilla.  In a saucepan, Mix well with a whisk and bring to a boil over medium-low heat.


Let the fudge cook until it reaches 240 degrees. Don't stir while heating. Once the temperature is reached, immediately remove the pan from the heat.


Place the butter and vanilla on top of the fudge and allow it to cool.    Let it cool about 20 minutes until the side of the pan is warm but not hot to the  touch.


Using a hand mixer on medium-low, beat the fudge for  1-3 minutes until it just begins to firm up and lose its shine.


Once the fudge changes texture, immediately pour it into a dish to set.  Work quickly. Allow it to cool for  20 minutes and cut into one-inch squares.

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