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a hand reaching for a dish of chocolate fudge
Old Fashioned Fudge {Chocolate Fudge Recipe}
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
10 mins

Aunt Barbara's Old-Fashioned Fudge recipe is ready in under 20 minutes! You'll love this creamy chocolate fudge recipe made with just a few ingredients.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: fudge
Servings: 30
Calories: 204 kcal
  1. Combine butter and evaporated milk in a large pot over medium heat.

  2. Butter a 9x13 glass baking dish. Set aside.

  3. Once the butter has melted, stir in the sugar. Stir frequently, allowing the sugar to fully dissolve (~5 minutes).

  4. Once the sugar as dissolved, allow the fudge to reach a rolling boil. Stir constantly for 4 minutes.

  5. Remove from heat and add chocolate chips and marshmallow cream. Stir until completely combined and smooth.

  6. Add vanilla and hazelnut (if using) extract(s). Stir until completely smooth (~2 minutes).

  7. Pour into the buttered dish and smooth to distribute evenly. Allow to cool a bit  to set before cutting. Store at room temperature.

Recipe Notes

Store fudge covered at room temperature for up to three weeks. 

Nutrition Facts
Old Fashioned Fudge {Chocolate Fudge Recipe}
Amount Per Serving
Calories 204 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 14mg5%
Sodium 47mg2%
Potassium 75mg2%
Carbohydrates 31g10%
Fiber 0g0%
Sugar 28g31%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 160IU3%
Vitamin C 0.1mg0%
Calcium 22mg2%
Iron 0.6mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.