Brown Sugar Fudge Recipe

Let’s talk fudge for a minute.

There’s soft fudge, hard fudge, fudge-y fudge, chocolate fudge, chocolate chocolate fudge, vanilla fudge, brown sugar fudge, caramel fudge, cookie dough fudge, almond fudge, cake batter fudge, cookies and cream fudge, ripple fudge, smooth fudge, peppermint fudge….

You get the picture; there’s a lot of different types of fudge.

Today I have a recipe for brown-sugar fudge, an almost too good to handle fudge. Almost. But it’s not and that’s what makes this fudge a personal favorite. And hopefully it will be one of your too!

This fudge is:
& Lick the Crumbs off the Plate Amazing

I’m sharing this recipe with you guys for 2 reasons!

  1. It’s f***ing amazing!  
  2. Every year at Christmas, my aunt makes this fudge, and I kid you not, it is always gone the next morning. Santa happened to eat it all. So in honor of those traditions, I thought it would be a perfect time to share with you one of the greatest brown sugar fudge recipe of all time.

  • ½ cup + 2 Tbsp of evaporated milk
  • 2 cups packed light brown sugar
  • 1 ½ sticks unsalted butter (cut into smaller pieces)
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 ¾ cups confectioners sugar
  • Candy thermometer - can be picked up at Michaels for like $10

  • Combine the evaportaed milk, brown sugar, butter, and salt in a heavy sauce pan.
  • Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring until the sugar is dissolved
  • Reduce the heat and allow the mixture to simmer until it hits 238 Fahrenheit on the candy thermometer. This is the soft candy mark. This should take about 30-45 minutes.
  • Transfer to a heat-proof bowl.
  • Using an electric mixer, beat in the vanilla.
  • Add in the confectioners sugar a little at a time until you have a thick, smooth fudge.
  • Spread evenly on an 8-inch ungreased square baking pan.
  • Refrigerate uncovered for about 30 minutes.
  • Cut the fudge using a sharp knife.
  • ENJOY!

I hope you guys enjoy this recipe! It’s a Christmas favorite and I can never get enough of it. It does take a little time, but overall it’s not that much work! Let me know what you think of this recipe in the comments below and share a picture with us for a chance to be featured on social media!



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