Recipe by Luci Silva
"If you have ever been in Texas or any of the Southwest border cities you will be familiar with this candy. If you are Mexican-American, good food is a part of our tradition. This candy resembles a type of fudge."
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1 3/4 cups
pecan halves for garnish
This is absolutely wonderful candy! I love Mexican candy and this is the real thing. Took a full 45 minutes of cooking with nonstop stirring. Got a little tired but oh my it was worth it. Candy's so smooth and melts in your mouth. Sweetness is just right. I used walnuts (cheaper than pecans) and it was great. Make sure and use a big pot as milk seems to double in size until it boils down to a rich caramel color. I will be making this again!
I did not care for this recipe.
Tastes really good! But if you want something to whip up quick this is not a recipe for you! You have to stir this constantly for a good 30 - 45 minutes! Definetely not good for bad hands LOL Pretty good outcome tastes like pecan pralines but a little less sweet!
A little elbow grease doesn't hurt and neither does stirring this delicious recipe. I have never tasted anything soooo yummy. This brought back memories of my childhood growing up in El Paso, Tx.
That's my abuelitas recipe. Right down to the cinnamon stick! Regional cooking at its best!
This didn't work for me at all:(:( It cook on the stove while I stired for almost 2 hours. Then Ipoored it into a pan even though it was still pretty runny. I put it in the fridge and it stayed in there all night and the next day.I ended up throwing it away because it was gooey and clumpy:(.
Im not sold on naming this candy fudge. Its tasty and sticky. Taste like a carmel with nuts and a touch of cinnamon. My end product was not pretty but tasted good.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Jamoncillo de Leche (Mexican Fudge)
Serving Size: 1/24 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 24
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 51
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