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Make a batch of classic fudge, then check out our recipes for chocolate fudge, Biscoff fudge, vegan fudge, salted caramel fudge and Baileys fudge. Looking for a festive treat? Make our gingerbread flavoured Christmas fudge.

Ingredients

  • 397g tin condensed milk
  • 500g soft light brown sugar
  • 125g unsalted butter
  • 150ml whole milk
  • sea salt flakes

Method

  • STEP 1

    Line a 20cm square brownie tin with baking paper. Tip all of the ingredients, except the salt, into a large pan and put over a low heat and stir until the sugar has melted. Turn up the heat and simmer for 15-20 minutes, stirring regularly to avoid the mixture catching, until it reaches 115C on a sugar thermometer.

  • STEP 2

    Remove from the heat and leave to cool for 5 minutes.

  • STEP 3

    Use a wooden spoon to beat the mixture for 5 minutes until it thickens and loses its shine – this will make the fudge beautifully crumbly.

  • STEP 4

    Tip into the tin, smooth out and push it right into the corners. Sprinkle with a little of the flaky sea salt. Leave at room temperature until completely firm.

  • STEP 5

    Tip out onto a chopping board and cut into 20 squares.

Check out more fudge recipes below:

Salted caramel fudge

Flecked with sea salt, this beautifully smooth caramel fudge is perfect for serving after dinner with an espresso, or wrapping up and giving as a gift.

Cubes of caramel fudge sprinkled with sea salt

Baileys fudge

This homemade white chocolate fudge makes a great little sweet treat or edible gift. Perfect with coffee to finish off a meal or as a little energy booster, it keeps for up to a month in an airtight container.

Baileys and White Chocolate Fudge Recipe

Vegan fudge

Coconut oil and dairy-free coconut milk are used to make this chocolate fudge totally plant-based.

Squares of chocolate vegan fudge with topped with salt flakes on a white chopping board

Biscoff fudge

Make this luscious fudge in just 20 minutes (plus a little cooling time). It's flavoured with Lotus Biscoff smooth spread, and a pinch of sea salt flakes.

Quick Biscoff Fudge

Vanilla fudge

Treat friends and family to this super crumbly vanilla fudge recipe with muscovado sugar as a homemade foodie gift. It's easy to make and only takes half an hour.

Easy Vanilla Fudge Recipe

Authors

Adam Bush Chef Portrait
Adam BushDeputy food editor
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