Friday, December 24, 2010

handmade sweets take 2

quick and easy fudge


400g of good quality dark chocolate
1 can of condensed milk
150g butter - salt reduced
1 tspn of vanilla essence 
{you could add another flavour if you liked like peppermint, orange or booze}

break up the chocolate and pop everything in a saucepan
{can't you just see how good these are for you!!}

combine everything over a low heat until melted and thickened
{about 5minutes and keep stirring}

pour into a lined container

and smooth out until all even

then refrigerate for at least 2-3 hours

lift out of container and remove the baking paper

cut into what ever size pieces you like remembering this is VERY rich

because the fudge is sticky i like to wrap each piece up individually as it makes it easier to present as a gift

cut out some pieces of baking paper large enough to wrap around you fudge pieces with longer ends so you can twist them {see below}

and you have cute individual pieces 

this recipe makes a lot of bit size pieces to enjoy

hope you enjoy them

i'll post my little gift boxes very soon

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Anonymous said...

Oh yum Shan! I can smell them already, will defn be making some tonight I so need more chocolate right now! Xx Shelli

Ann said...

Shan you are very clever. They look absolutely yummy and gorgeous.

Nat said...

Aww they look gorgeous all wrapped up individually!!! Not sure I'll have time to do that today though!!
Thanks Shan!

shan {missy melly} said...

thanks girls... any there's some left over to nibble on with a cuppa after dinner!! PERFECT

merry christmas xxx

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