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This fudge is great for parties and especially at Christmas time, they'll last for up to 2 weeks, so you can make them ahead!


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


  • STEP 1
    Grease an 18cm square tin
  • STEP 2
    Put the milk, sugar and butter in a heavy-based saucepan. Heat slowly, stirring all the time, until the suagr has dissolved and butter has melted.
  • STEP 3
    Bring to the boil for 15-20 minutes, stirring all the time. When the mixture rises dramatically take it off the heat for 1 minute, stirring all the time until the mixture goes back down
  • STEP 4
    When the mixture reaches the soft-ball stage (115 degrees on a temperature probe) remove from the heat and stir in the vanilla extract. Leave to cool for 5 minutes.
  • STEP 5
    Beat the mixture with a spoon for a few minutes until it starts to thicken and the gloss disappears. Pour the mixture immediately into the tin and leave to set at room temperature.
  • STEP 6
    Once set, cut the fudge into small pieces and store in a sealed container.

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