Best Chocolate Fudge
|Sugar||4 Cup (64 tbs)|
|Milk||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Unsweetened chocolate square||3 Ounce (1 Ounce Squares)|
|Light corn syrup||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Butter/Margarine||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Coarsely chopped pecans/Coarsely chopped walnuts||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
Heat sugar, milk, chocolate, salt, and corn syrup, uncovered, in a large, heavy saucepan with a candy thermometer over moderate heat, stirring constantly, until sugar dissolves.
Continue cooking, uncovered, without stirring but occasionally moving a wooden spoon back and forth over bottom of pan until thermometer reaches 236-38° F. or mixture forms a soft ball in cold water.
Remove from heat, drop in butter, and cool, without stirring, to 110° F.
Add vanilla and beat until fudge is quite thick and begins to lose its gloss.
Quickly mix in nuts, if you like, and spread in a well-buttered 8"x8"x2" baking pan.
Cool until firm and cut into 1" squares.
For better flavor, store airtight and ripen 24 hours.
Calories 687 Calories from Fat 234
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 28 g42.4%
Saturated Fat 8.9 g44.5%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 17.9 mg6%
Sodium 81.8 mg3.4%
Total Carbohydrates 116 g38.6%
Dietary Fiber 3.8 g15.3%
Sugars 105.3 g
Protein 4 g8.6%
Vitamin A 4.3% Vitamin C 0.39%
Calcium 6.2% Iron 13.4%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet