Wednesday, February 13, 2013

10 Minutes Chocolate Fudge...step by step.


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10 minutes chocolate fudge or should I call it my favorite homemade chocolates.....I have been making this way back from the early 90s.
This chocolate fudge holds a special place in my heart because the success of this, over and again, gave me the confidence to venture into the world of cooking. 

I have lost count of the number of times I have made this fudge, which my kids call it as homemade chocolates. Initially when I started blogging, I had posted this because this fudge is so special to me. 
I have tried all sorts of variations with this fudge; like rolling into small balls, covering it with colored foil papers, mixing it with rum soaked raisins (rum and raisin chocolates), mixed with chopped cashewnuts, topped with sprinkles......so many variations; which you can also try. The best part is there is no expensive chocolates to be melted, just every day stuff which you can find in your pantry and so easy.

Kids will love this super-quick, super-healthy fudge and believe me all it takes is 10 minutes.

Author: Nisa Homey
Ingredients:
Everyday milk powder 200gm-1 packet.(only use everyday brand)
Sugar-1 cup (200 ml cup)
water-1/2 cup.
Cadbury's cocoa powder-1/4 cup.
Butter-1/4 cup/50 gms.
Vanilla essence-1 or 2 drops.
Crushed cashew nuts-little.(optional,)
Colored sweet balls or silver balls for decoration.(optional)


Method:

Get everything ready.

Keep all the ingredients together, this will get done really quickly. In a saucepan, heat 1 cup sugar and 1/2 cup water. Let the mixture boil and then simmer.


Allow it to boil till it reaches one string (I have tried to take a picture of the 1 string, but it was difficult balancing cam with one hand and taking the hot sugar syrup with the other)

As soon as it reaches 1 string, switch off fire and add in the butter.

Mix well and add in the vanilla essence.

Then dunk in 1/4 cup of cocoa powder. (you can sieve this to avoid lumps, but I did not)

Mix well, so that there aren't any lumps....those lumps which is showing on the pic is okay, don't mind that, just stir vigorously.

Add in the milk powder

Mix mix mix..... Vigorously...seriously girls, get your arms working.

See, I told you not to worry about the lumps....

Grease a pan.....with the cover of the butter.

Immediately pour this chocolate heaven into the pan....I am doing balancing act, cam on left hand and fudge mix on the right-double wow.

Spread with a spoon (just grease the bottom of a flat spoon with butter and then just spread with it to get a glossy effect).

While still warm cut into your desired shapes....kids are going to love this. This will keep more than a week at room temperature If they are allowed to stay.

Happy Valentines Day to all.
Enjoy!

36 comments:

  1. this is so easy nisa. they look like melt in the mouth fudge.

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  2. i used same butter paper to grease the dish. nice trick too. love the fudge.

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  3. Wow..Nice Chocolate Fudge, Nisa...Happy Valentines day to you too.. :)

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  4. Nisa, this is super easy and yummy! Got to try it to please the chocolate loving DH at home :)

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  5. Happy valentine's day. Fudge looks simply droolworthy.
    Deepa

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  6. Lovely treat for today. Happy Valentine's day!

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  7. i have to try Nisa will tell u soon that i did!!it looks fantastic and easy.

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  8. Fantastic fudge,if i make some i wont myself keep away from this yummies.

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  9. Who will say no to this yummy delight...

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  10. Happy valentine's day. Fudge looks simply droolworthy.

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  11. This is definitely some melt in your mouth fudge! Thanks!

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  12. Loved this easy and delicious fudge recipe!!!!

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  13. Soft & oh so tempting!! Mom has been making this since we werekids, and you are right, its simple t make yet even better than those expensive chocolates!! I have one query tho, do you get perfect pieces each time? Off late my mom says it does not come as perfect slices as before..
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  14. Cant wait to try them. How long did it take to get to the one string stage?

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    1. Anon-thanks for the visit, it really depend on the heat, if u put on high it it might take around 3 to 4 min....

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  15. The butter is separating out of my fudge. Any idea why?

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    1. Kathleen, I think it might be because the sugar got to much syrupy!!

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  16. A greatt dishh...i made it nd...all of us njoyd it alot...

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  17. I added som nuts to it nd it tasted lyk snickers...yummy yummy

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    1. Yes!! I have done the same, try adding salted peanuts!! Sometimes I add nuts and raisins too...thank you Anon for the feedback, so glad you enjoyed it!!

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  18. Can I add salted butter for this fudge?

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  19. No problem!! you can use salted butter, or even ghee (sometimes I use that when I am short of butter) Thanks Anjali for the visit :)

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  20. Do I need to use the powered milk ir would fresh milk work?

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    1. Yes, this is made with powdered sugar!! its a cheater version actually and easy too!! Hope this helps...thanks for stopping by :)

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  21. whenever i try any of your recipes i mess up something, one day i made caramel custard, i put it in the freezer , this time i tried this fudge,i didn't notice when to switch off the stove, i kept it on till the end and the end product is grainy textured not a smooth one. I'd like to know what is the real texture of the fudge.

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  22. pictures r so gud and perfect.i have a doubt for dark chocolate how much cocoa powder should be added.i like my chocolate a little bitter(like bournville dark chocolate) .pls help.thanks in advance.

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    1. Hello, sorry I cant help you....as I have not tried with dark chocolate....why dont u lessen the amount of sugar a bit and try....thanks for stopping by.

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  23. hi
    i tried this today.taste was good.but it is more like chocolate powder.it was super dry:).it was not smooth.what have i done wrong.pls reply.i want to try again.this time i dont want to fail.thanks in advance.

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    1. I think the sugar syrup consistency was not right.

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  24. Hi Nisa
    Should we keep the fudge in the fridge for setting or room temperature is fine? Also, how much time is required for setting?

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    1. Indu, room temp is perfect...I usually keep it overnight...but anywhere between 2 to 3 hours would be fine. hope this helps.

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