Christmas is over. You’re looking a red and white striped confections on every surface thinking, “Why did I buy the big box of candy canes?” Well, I’m here to help you with that with my Candy Cane Fudge Recipe. This is also a lovely gift if you’re going to a friend’s house for New Year’s.
Candy Cane Fudge
Time: 45-90 minutes + chill time
400 grams mint-chocolate bar, broken into bits
50 grams milk chocolate bar, broken into bits
1 can of sweetened condensed milk (NOT evaporated milk)
Pinch of salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 candy canes, crushed
Parchment or wax paper x 2
8- or 9-inch square pan
Festive ribbon for wrapping
1. In a saucepan, over low heat, warm the condensed milk with the chocolate bits. Remove from heat; stir in the salt and vanilla extract. Spread evenly into parchment or wax paper-lined 8- or 9-inch square pan.
2. Sprinkle the top with the crushed candy canes.
3. Chill 2 hours or until firm. Can be stored in fridge for a few days.
4. When ready to wrap as a gift, turn fudge onto cutting board, peel off paper and cut into squares. Wrap in a fresh piece of parchment paper with cut edges and tied with a festive ribbon.