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Old Fashioned Fudge Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
De Herschberg
Added: Wednesday, December 10, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 cups sugar
4 heaping tablespoons cocoa
3 tablespoons light corn syrup
1 cup evaporated milk
6 tablespoons butter, plus extra for buttering dish
1 cup chopped pecans (optional)
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Directions:
Directions:
Mix sugar and cocoa; add syrup and milk. Cook in saucepan over medium heat until a small drop forms a soft ball in cold water (234 to 240 degrees F on a candy thermometer). Remove from heat. Add butter, pecans, and vanilla. Beat with mixer or by hand. Pour into a slightly buttered oblong glass dish and cut into squares. Work fast, as mixture thickens quickly.

 

 

 

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