Easy Instant Chocolate Fudge

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Try out this awesome recipe for Easy Instant Chocolate Fudge. This is one of those quick dessert recipes for the kids for those occasions when you allow them to eat pure sugar. This recipe is so easy any one could make it, so you can let the kids try their hand at making this recipe. This Instant Chocolate Fudge also requires no baking, so that makes it even simple to put together. So you can let your kids try out making it on their own depending on their age and with some adult supervision. So let the kids have fun and make the recipe, and you put up your feet and relax while you supervise. It is great to let kids try out cooking and baking when they are younger, starting out with simple, easy desserts and easy to follow recipes that are straight forward. You can hang out in the kitchen so if they have any questions they can ask you, but sometimes it is nice to just let them try it on their own without hovering so that they can see that you trust them to make it on their own. Its good for kids to make mistakes when they are making these types of quick dessert recipes since this is how they learn and problem solve and figure out what they maybe could have done differently to change the outcome of the recipe. Plus they will have a nice treat to snack on and share with their family and friends afterward as well.

Fudge was thought to have been invented in the United States when a baker burnt a caramel recipe that he had been making. The result turned out to be fudge, and fudge has become increasingly popular ever since. The most classic form of this incredibly sweet, rich and decadent delight starts with butter and sugar and milk. The mixture of ingredients is brought to a different temperature, depending on whether you are making fudge or caramel or hard candy. The temperature differences are miniscule, making it easy to create hard candy when you wanted fudge, or vice versa. A truly great fudge has a firm bite to the palette, and then the combined ingredients of milk, butter and sugar, literally should melt away in your mouth. Fudge has a unique texture as well as a very distinct flavour, but very few commercial fudges achieve this extraordinary combination. The flavour of fudge is a quite a bit sweeter than chocolate and is thicker as well. This recipe is a simplified version of the much more complex and difficult original recipe. It is a great way for the kids to have a really sweet treat, and chocolate, at that. They will enjoy it, so once in a while, why not let them have it?

The best chocolate to use for a recipe like this is some chocolate chips but if you want to use the absolute best chocolate chips you can choose organic dark chocolate chips for a nice, rich chocolatey flavour. The nice thing about easy desserts like this fudge recipe is that they only require two ingredients and you can use a microwave, so this is especially good for kids who want to try out their own baking experiments. You could try out other fudge recipes too like a cookies and creme fudge or a french vanilla flavoured fudge. Some people even like pumpkin pie flavoured fudge or mint chocolate fudge. For a mint or orange flavoured fudge all you would have to do is add in some mint flavouring or peppermint extract and you would have a nice little bit of flavour. For the orange flavoured fudge you could shred some orange rind zest into the recipe which would taste yummy. Thank you to Danielle from Hugs and Cookies XOXO for this great easy dessert recipe.*

Nutrition Facts for: Easy Instant Chocolate Fudge from Hugs and Cookies XOXO
Ingredients: Canned sweetened condensed milk, semi-sweet chocolate chips.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 16 servings * Per Serving Calories 192, Calories from Fat 76,Total Fat 8.4g 13%, Saturated Fat 5.7g 28%, Cholesterol 13mg 4%, Sodium 48mg 2%, Potassium 170mg 5%, Carbohydrates 26.0g 9%, Dietary Fiber 0.7g 3%, Sugars 24.3g, Protein 3.6g, Vitamin A 2%, Vitamin C 1%, Calcium 11%, Iron 3%

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