• Oil for greasing
  • 300ml milk
  • 350g caster sugar
  • 100g unsalted butter
  • 1tsp vanilla extract


  • STEP 1
    Grease an 18cm square cake tin.
  • STEP 2
    Put the milk, sugar and butter into a heavy based saucepan. Heat slowly stirring all the time until the sugar has dissolved and the butter has melted.
  • STEP 3
    Bring to the boil for 20 minutes stirring all the time.
  • STEP 4
    When the mixture reaches the soft ball stage remove from the heat and stir in the vanilla extract. Leave to cool for 5 minutes.
  • STEP 5
    Beat the mixture with a wooden spoon or use an electric wisk for a few minutes until it starts to thicken and the gloss disappears.
  • STEP 6
    Pour the mixture into the prepared tin and leave to set at room temperature (do not put in the fridge).
  • STEP 7
    Once the fudge has set cut into small squares and store in a sealed container.

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