Chocolate orange fudge

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Serves: 10

By chocolatekimmy

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Ingredients

  • 55g butter

  • 1 tsp vanilla essence

  • 55g cocoa powder

  • 1 orange zested

  • 400g granulated sugar

  • 0.25 pints milk

Method

  1. Slowly boil the milk in a heavy pan (le creuset is great) then add sugar, cocoa and butter and stir all the time.
  2. Bring to the boil and cover and boil for 2 minutes then uncover and boil for 15 minutes.
  3. Test by dropping small amount into cold water to form a solid ball or to 238-240F on thermometer.
  4. Take from heat, add zest and vanilla and leave for 5 minutes then beat until it loses gloss and comes thick and creamy.
  5. Put into a lined buttered tin.

Handy Hint

Get a bloke to beat it so your arm doesn't ache!

Additional Information

  • Egg Free

  • Nut Free

  • Gluten Free

  • Vegetarian

  • Cake/Dessert

  • Lunchbox

  • Biscuit and sweets

  • Kids can help

  • Make Ahead

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  • chocolatekimmy 06/01/10 21:04

    lovely but full of calories