My Mom’s Fudge

There’s nothing quite like the comforting aroma of chocolate wafting through the kitchen, especially when it’s tied to a cherished family recipe. My Mom’s Fudge is not just a treat; it’s a tradition, a piece of my childhood wrapped in velvety chocolate goodness. In this article, we’ll delve into the secrets of this timeless recipe, share pro tips for mastering it, explore its nutrition facts, and conclude with an ode to the joy it brings.




¾ C. Butter unsalted


2 ½ C. Granulated sugar


⅔ C. Evaporated milk


12 oz. Bag semi-sweet chocolate chips


7 oz. Marshmallow fluff1 tsp.


Vanilla extract



Place the butter, sugar, and milk into a saucepan over high heat on the stove, and bring to a boil, whisking often to combine.Once boiling, reduce the heat to medium and boil for five minutes.Remove the mixture from the heat and whisk in the chocolate chips until melted.Whisk in the marshmallow fluff and vanilla extract.Pour the mixture into a 9×9 baking dish that has been lined with aluminum foil and sprayed with cooking spray.Let sit for several hours in the fridge before slicing to serve.


Pro Tips:


Quality Ingredients: Use high-quality chocolate chips for a richer flavor.

Consistent Stirring: Stir the mixture constantly to prevent burning and ensure a silky texture.

Room Temperature Ingredients: Allow butter and condensed milk to come to room temperature for smoother blending.

Customization: Experiment with different add-ins like peppermint extract, sea salt, or even a dash of espresso for unique variations.

Nutrition Facts:


While this fudge is undeniably indulgent, it’s helpful to be mindful of its nutritional profile. A typical serving (1 square, approximately 1 ounce) contains around 120 calories, 6 grams of fat, 3.5 grams of saturated fat, 15 grams of sugar, and 2 grams of protein. Moderation is key to savoring this sweet delight without guilt.




My Mom’s Fudge is more than a dessert; it’s a connection to the past, a reminder of the warmth and love that goes into creating family traditions. As you indulge in these velvety squares, savor not just the chocolatey goodness, but the memories and moments they represent. May this recipe become a sweet legacy in your own family, passed down from generation to generation. Happy baking!

Written by Best Food

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