CARNATION® Classic Five-Minute Fudge

CARNATION® Classic Five-Minute Fudge

"CARNATION® cooks created this candy recipe in the early '60s. It's one of the first fudge recipes that didn't require a thermometer. It's easy, delicious and is sure to become one of your favourites – it's our most requested CARNATION® recipe!"
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Ingredients

servings 75 cals
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Original recipe yields 49 servings

Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 75 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 3.1 g
  • 5%
  • Carbs:
  • 12.3g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 0.7 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 2 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 34 mg
  • 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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Directions

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  1. Line 8-inch (2 L) square baking pan with waxed paper; set aside
  2. Combine sugar, evaporated milk, butter and salt in medium saucepan; bring to rolling boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Boil 4 to 5 minutes or until mixture starts to thicken. Remove from heat. Stir in marshmallows, chocolate chips, vanilla and nuts (if desired) until marshmallows and chocolate melt and blend.
  3. Pour into prepared pan. Chill until set. Cut into 1-inch (2.5 cm) squares. Store in refrigerator in sealed container.

Footnotes

  • Tips:
  • For variety, substitute 1/2 cup (125 ml) dried fruit, chopped toasted almonds or hazelnuts for the walnuts.

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I love this recipe. This is a Christmas must in my home. I've been making this since I was old enough to stir a pot. The not setting up is because of cook time. It needs to be a full boil bef...

Most helpful critical review

Good, but I've never really liked fudge with marshmallows, it doesn't taste "real".

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I love this recipe. This is a Christmas must in my home. I've been making this since I was old enough to stir a pot. The not setting up is because of cook time. It needs to be a full boil bef...

I'm so happy to find this recipe again! I used to make it years ago and it's sooo good, not to mention super easy!

Good, but I've never really liked fudge with marshmallows, it doesn't taste "real".

Having never made fudge before, I was pleasantly surprised at how easy this was! I made one batch with nuts (almonds b/c that's what I had on hand) and one without, and both turned out great! ...

The taste was delicious, but mine did not set correctly. I followed the recipe exactly, but omitted the nuts. I ended up with a tray of gooey chocolate. Too runny to cut, too thick to pour. (W...

I followed the recipe as written but used pecans instead of walnuts. Delicious. I normally don't like fudge but this was excellent and not so sweet as regular fudge.Be sure to use only 2 cups me...

didn't set up for me. i boiled for 10 mins. should have used a candy thermometer. taste great though!

Amazing! I poured over all the recipes and decided on this one because it was the closest to what I rembered making 2 years ago. I used mini marshmallows and measured them. I followed the rec...

These turned out excellent, nothing but compliments! Thanks!

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