Several of you have asked for a recipe for good 'old fashioned' chocolate fudge. I take it that when you ask about that, you mean the type of fudge you stand and stir and have to bring to a soft ball stage and pray that you don't end up eating it with a spoon or it doesn't turn out grainy, which is even worse. This fudge recipe is 'old fashioned' tasting and a little more trouble than some of the quick and easy type fudges I have been posting, but it is much easier to get good results. I really do think this is the best fudge recipe I have ever tried and it always turns out perfect if you follow the recipe exactly! Here is what you will need:
4 cups sugar
1 cup half and half
1 cup butter
12 oz. unsweetened chocolate chips
12 oz. milk chocolate chips
25 lg. marshmallows or 6 cups mini marshmallows
1 tsp. vanilla
1 cup nuts, chopped
Let this cool completely and set up before cutting into squares. This takes several hours. You can put it in the fridge once it cools.
To change the flavor, you can use a 1 pkg butterscotch chips for one of the chocolate chips or if you prefer a dark chocolate fudge, use 2 packages of the semi-sweet chocolate chips or 2 packages of the milk chocolate chips if you prefer a milder chocolate flavor. I prefer using one of each for a perfect blend.
Cut this in small pieces, because it is really rich, but absolutely delicious!
This recipe makes a lot of fudge, so you have plenty for gift giving if you like!