Fudge (Slab)

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Makes: About 24, depending on size

Ingredients

  • 100 g butter, chopped
  • 40 ml glucose syrup
  • 400 g can sweetened condensed milk
  • 300 g brown sugar
  • 180 g dark chocolate, finely chopped
  • 5 ml peppermint essence

Method

  1. Grease a dish (or use a baking sheet)
  2. Place butter, glucose syrup, condensed milk and sugar in a medium saucepan over medium heat.
  3. Cook, stirring, for 3 to 5 minutes or until sugar dissolves and mixture is smooth.
  4. Increase heat to medium-high.
  5. Cook, stirring constantly, for 10 to 15 minutes or until mixture is thick and becomes caramel in colour.
  6. Remove from heat.
  7. Quickly stir in dark chocolate and peppermint essence until melted and combined.
  8. Spread into dish and refridgerate until set.

Best served: Room temperature

Preparation Notes

All sorts of essence work well (including combinations such as vanilla and orange).

Crystalized ginger and dried fruit are excellent additions.

Storage

  • Storage: Air tight container at room temperature
  • Freezer: Unknown
  • Reheat: No
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