Dark Chocolate Fudge
This recipe for fudge candy is a simple dessert recipe that is great for any time of year. With simple ingredients like semi-sweet dark chocolate chips, condensed milk and vanilla it only takes a couple of hours to set and then can be stored in the fridge in an airtight container until you're ready to serve. The dark chocolate used in this dessert recipe idea is high in vitamins and minerals that may help to support your health. Dark Chocolate contains a variety of vitamins and minerals such as copper, potassium, magnesium, and iron, so it not only tastes good but offers nutritional benefits. Dark chocolate is also full of healthy antioxidants. Antioxidants can help to free your body of free radicals, which can cause oxidative damage to the cells in your body.
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This recipe for fudge candy is one of the easies desserts you can make. If you haven't made fudge before, this is the dessert recipe to try. It takes no time at all to put together, the only part that takes a bit of time is letting the fudge sit. So you will want to make this recipe for fudge candy ahead of time, as the fudge need to be chilled in the fridge for at least two hours. Once the fudge is thoroughly chilled, you can cut it into pieces and store it in an airtight container in the fridge. This dark chocolate fudge is just the thing to have on hand when you have a sweet craving. A good idea is to cut it into small pieces, just the right size when you need something sweet. The nice thing about this recipe for fudge candy is that there is no added sugar in the recipe. And while the dark chocolate chips are sweetened along with the condensed milk, this recipe for fudge candy is not too sweet. So you can feel a little less guilty for enjoying this sweet treat, and because it's dark chocolate, you can benefit from the extra vitamins and minerals present.
Another benefit of this recipe for fudge candy is that there are not a lot of ingredients that you need. One of the ingredients in this easy dessert is pure vanilla extract. When it comes to the ingredients you choose for your easy desserts, you want always to get the best ingredients you can, as it makes a difference in the taste of your dessert recipes. Vanilla extract is no exception to this, and you will taste the difference when you choose a quality vanilla extract. You might also be surprised to find out that there are healthy benefits to good vanilla extract. Natural vanilla extract contains antioxidants, to include vanillic acid and vanillin. Antioxidants may help to give you some added protection against damage from any free radicals and toxins that may be present in your body. And while there might not be a lot of vanilla extract in this recipe for fudge candy, it's nice to know that a quality vanilla extract offers something beneficial. When you use good quality ingredients, you can feel that much better serving easy desserts like this recipe for fudge candy to your family and friends.
You may also be surprised to find out that pure vanilla extract can be used for more than dessert recipes. Yes, vanilla extract can help to flavor all sorts of recipes from recipes for fudge candy to desserts, but you can also add vanilla extract to other foods. You can add pure vanilla extract into smoothie recipes, plain yogurt and milkshakes. Some of the most popular types of vanilla are the Mexican vanilla, Madagascar and Tahitian vanilla extracts that offer varying flavors and aromas. Mexican vanilla extract has a nuttier taste, with Tahitian vanilla extract being the most aromatic, and Madagascar vanilla extract has a buttery flavor. This dark chocolate recipe for fudge candy is just one of the fudge recipe you can try, and sure to be a favorite. **
Makes (1) 8x8 inch baking pan
3 cups semi sweet dark chocolate chips
1 (14 ounce) cans sweetened condensed milk
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
Line an 8x8 inch baking pan with aluminum foil, going up the sides.
Grease the foil on the bottom and sides with a little butter.
The foil makes it easier to remove the fudge.
Use a heavy medium sized saucepan.
Over low heat, melt the chocolate chips with the condensed milk and salt.
Remove from the heat and stir in the vanilla.
Pour into the prepared pan and spread evenly with a spatula.
Cover with plastic wrap.
Place into the refrigerator to chill at least for two hours.
Once chilled, remove the fudge from the pan and peel off the foil. Cut into pieces.
Store refrigerated in an airtight container.
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Nutrition Facts for: Dark Chocolate Fudge From Grandmother's Kitchen
Ingredients: Dark chocolate chips, sweetened condensed milk, salt, vanilla extract.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 64 servings. * Per Serving: Calories 62, Calories from Fat 26, Total Fat 2.9g 4%, Saturated Fat 2.0g 10%, Cholesterol 4mg 1%, Sodium 18mg 1%, Potassium 53mg 2%, Carbohydrates 8.1g 3%, Dietary Fiber 0.3g 1%, Sugars 7.4g, Protein 1.1g, Vitamin A 1%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 3%, Iron 1%
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