Brown Sugar Fudge

This is my favorite fudge. I don’t like nuts in my fudge, so I make it without them, and with the lightest brown sugar I can find. Yummy!

Brown Sugar Fudge
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Classic brown sugar fudge.
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 7 inch square pan
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons corn syrup
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • ¾ cup evaporated milk (e.g. Carnation)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ⅔ cup chopped nuts (optional)
  1. Mix sugar, salt, syrup, butter and Carnation milk together in a large saucepan.
  2. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the soft ball stage is reached (236 degrees F. on a candy thermometer).
  3. Remove from heat and let cool.
  4. Stir in vanilla and nuts if using. Beat until thick and creamy.
  5. Turn into buttered pan (7 inch square or 8 inch round), cool, and cut into squares.


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