The BBC Good Food logo
Member recipe
Member recipes are not tested in the GoodFood kitchen.

Vanilla fudge

A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratingsRate
Magazine subscription – your first 5 issues for only £5!
  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Makes Makes about 30
An easy simple treat that is lovely and crumbly that you could make for a gift or just for you at home.


  • 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.

Comments, questions and tips

Rate this recipe

What is your star rating out of 5?

Choose the type of message you'd like to post

Choose the type of message you'd like to post

Overall rating

A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

Sponsored content