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Gram's Fudge Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lisa McCoy-Cruz
Added: Monday, July 24, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 c. sugar, 2/3 c. cocoa, 1/8 tsp. salt, 1 1/2 c. milk,
1/4 c. butter, 1 tsp vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Butter 8-9" foil pan. Combine sugar, cocoa and salt in 4 quart saucepan. Stir in milk.Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until it comes to a rolling boil, it will sound like plip, plip, plop, plop! When it reaches 234 or a ball forms when dropped into a glass of very cold ice water, remove from heat and add butter and vanilla. DO NOT STIR!. Cool at room temperature to 110 . Beat with a WOODEN SPOON until thickened and it begins to lose some of the gloss. Quickly pour into pans.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
2-3 pans
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hour
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
My grandmother used to send care packages to use when we were kids and they always contained a pan of her fudge for each of us. I liked mine plain but my brother liked walnuts in his. I have made this recipe a few times and it usually comes out ok but not like Gram's!

 

 

 

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