Every editorial product is independently selected, though we may be compensated or receive an affiliate commission if you buy something through our links. Ratings and prices are accurate and items are in stock as of time of publication.No need to head to the candy store. We’ll show you how to make fudge that’s rich, creamy and decadent.
Fudge is one of our all-time favorite treats. It’s sweet, simple and makes a perfect gift, especially around the holidays. You can typically find fudge at local candy shops, but it’s also easy to make at home. We’ll walk you through everything—yes, everything!—you need to know about making fudge. We’ll cover the ingredients, top tips and even troubleshoot some common mistakes if you run into any issues. Ready to get started?
2 cups sugar
4 Tablespoons Hershey’s cocoa
1 stick of salted butter
5 ounce can of Carnation Evaporated Milk
1 teaspoon of vanilla
nuts are optional
How To Make Old Fashioned Fudge
Mix sugar and cocoa in a saucepan, then add a stick of butter and the can of evaporated milk, and stir until the mixture starts boiling.
Stir continuously for 7 minutes, then remove from heat and add vanilla, then stir the mix continuously for 3 minutes, then pour into a buttered baking dish to set.
Great fudge in less than 20 minutes!