Old Fashioned Fudge
- 2 c Sugar
- 2/3 c Milk
- 1/2 tsp. Salt
- 2 tb Corn syrup
- 2 oz. Unsweetened chocolate OR1/3 c Cocoa
- 1 tsp. Vanilla
- 2 tb Butter
- Butter Loaf pan. Combine sugar, milk, and cocoa( or chocolate),
corn syrup, and salt in 2 quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat,
stirring constantly, until chocolate melts and sugar is dissolved. Cook, stirring occasionally, to 234 F( soft ball stage) Remove from
heat, add butter.
- Cool mix to lukewarm(120 F). Add vanilla, and
beat vigorously and continuously 5 to 10 minutes with wooden spoon ( or
Mixmaster) Mix will hold its shape when dropped from wooden
spoon, shine will not be there.
- Quickly stir in nut( if
desired), spread quickly and evenly in buttered pan.
- Cool until
firm, cut into squares.
Recipe yields one pound of Old Fashioned