Chocolate Sour Cream Fudge Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Chocolate Sour Cream Fudge Recipe
  • READY IN 40 mins

Chocolate Sour Cream Fudge

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"This fudge recipe is made with sour cream which gives the candy a pleasant tang. Whenever I sell it at our local Christmas bazaar I never have any left!"

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Original recipe makes 1 1/2 pounds Change Servings
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  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    15 mins
  • READY IN

    40 mins

Directions

  1. Butter an 8 inch square baking dish, and set aside. In a heavy saucepan, combine the sugar, sour cream, corn syrup and butter. Bring to a boil; cover and cook one minute. Stir until well blended. Remove the lid, and without stirring, heat to between 234 and 240 degrees F (112 to 116 degrees C), or until a small amount of syrup dropped into cold water forms a soft ball that flattens when removed from the water and placed on a flat surface.
  2. Remove from the heat, and add the chocolate and vanilla. Do not stir. Set the pan over a wire rack until the mixture cools to about 175 degrees F (80 degrees C). This should take about 15 minutes.
  3. Beat the fudge with a wooden spoon until it thickens and loses its gloss. Stir in walnuts, and pour into the buttered dish. Spread evenly, then set aside to cool. Cut into small squares.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Dec 21, 2008

This fudge has the best flavor EVER! After reading others' reviews and seeing the complaint of a tough fudgy brick, I decided to cook it in a double boiler, rather than the saucepot. I find that when cooking sugar, it is easier to do so in a double boiler, as it doesn't overcook and get tough. It turned out gorgeous, perfect, and tasty!

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 09, 2006

I followed the recipe word for word and even used a candy thermometer. It came out so hard that it couldn't be cut or broken into pieces, couldn't even bit it. I wouldn't try the recipe again.

 

16 Ratings

Dec 06, 2007

Very good recipe. I used pepperment extract and then topped the fudge with crushed candy canes for some christmas fudge. I also used cocoa powder and some extra butter as I was out of choc squares. It still turned out smooth and creamy.

 
Jan 23, 2006

I made this fudge over the holidays & it was a big hit! It had a nice creamy consistancy. I also could not find a vanilla fudge recipe to try, so I made this one. I omitted the chocolate & added vanilla. I liked the flavor the sour cream added.

 
Jun 20, 2012

I wanted to try a recipe with sour cream to see how it would cook and come out. I used white chocolate chips and a rootbeer flavoring. I added more butter and left out the nuts. The fudge was DELICIOUS! I have used cream and evaporated milk before but this gives a tang and a wonderful texture. Try it ... you'll be amazed. Great!

 
Dec 21, 2010

I was afraid that this wouldn't turn out due to it's unconventional cooking method. It turned out beautifully. The next batch I'm going to add coconut!

 
Dec 07, 2010

OH. MY. GOSH. This turned out soooooo creamy and wonderful~ almost caramel-ish. I didn't have unsweetened chocolate squares so I used about 8 ounces of Hershey's milk chocolate chips. (I didn't actually measure.) Along with the nuts at the end I added a 1/2 cup of raisins as well. SOOOOOOOO good! I cooked this on top of a double boiler but I couldn't get it to reach 240, so I put the double boiler right over the burner and in no time the thermometer was up to the right temperature. I WILL make this again. I'm already thinking about all the variations I can make!

 
Dec 08, 2008

I followed the directions EXACTLY and it turned to a rock hard clump in my pan! Don't make this, the chunks we got out weren't even good! I will stick to my recipe with fluff. Zero stars.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 47 kcal
  • 2%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 8 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol
  • 2 mg
  • < 1%
  • Fat
  • 1.8 g
  • 3%
  • Fiber
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 0.3 g
  • < 1%
  • Sodium
  • 5 mg
  • < 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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