Posted 18 February 2011 by Cheryl Claudine
Tagged As: fudge, recipes | Categories: In The Kitchen | 4 Comments
I remembered that I had frozen some fudge resulting from an earlier attempt at making real old-fashioned fudge, which I described previously. I took it out of the freezer, took a photo…
…and threw it into the garbage.
Then I embarked on my most recent attempt at fudge. I used the same recipe I always use, because I am determined to make this recipe work for me. I only did a few things differently this time: I used real butter instead of margarine, I didn’t double the recipe, and I waited till a couple degrees past soft ball stage.
I took pictures as I went along this time.
2:25pm – Add cocoa, milk and sugar to a large saucepan. (Yes, that’s a keyboard in the background. The best lighting in my apartment is by my computer by the window.)
2:28pm – Heat. (more…)
Posted 22 December 2010 by Cheryl Claudine
Tagged As: fudge, recipes | Categories: Confessions, In The Kitchen | 6 Comments
I am on a quest to learn how to make good, old-fashioned fudge.
Photo Credit: www.eastcoastbakery.com
I must admit, as a teenager and all the way up until a couple of years ago, I made fake fudge – you know, the stuff made out of chocolate chips and marshmallows. I first found the recipe for fake fudge on the back of a can of evaporated milk. It was super easy and foolproof, and I didn’t know any better back then. It also tasted really good, but it wasn’t the real thing.
Photo credit: CarnationMilk.ca
Once I was enlightened with the knowledge of fake fudge’s inferiority, I began to try my hand at the real thing. (more…)