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Chocolate Fudge Recipe

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Set Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings: 25 squares
Calories: 234kcal
Chocolate Fudge is a classic treat that is surprisingly easy to make. You only need 5 ingredients and 10 minutes! This easy homemade fudge recipe is simple, foolproof, and absolutely delicious. Everyone will love this rich, chocolately dessert!
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  • 4 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 14 ounces sweetened condensed milk 1 standard can
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter melted
  • ½ pure vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon salt


  • Line an 8x8 inch baking pan with non-stick aluminum foil or parchment paper and set aside.
    ingredients for chocolate fudge
  • Add the chocolate chips and sweetened condensed milk to a saucepan and stir over medium heat until it starts to melt. Pour in the butter, vanilla, and salt.
    4 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips, 14 ounces sweetened condensed milk, 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, ½ pure vanilla extract, ¼ teaspoon salt
    chocolate chips and sweetened condensed milk in a saucepan
  • Stir until the chocolate is fully melted.
    partially melted chocolate chips with butter and vanilla extract in a saucepan
  • Gently press the mixture into the prepared pan and let it set up at room temperature or in the refrigerator for 1 hour.
    chocolate fudge in an aluminum foil lined square pan before chilling
  • Slice into 1-inch pieces and serve with flaky sea salt if desired.
    chocolate fudge in an aluminum foil lined square pan after chilling



  • Storage: Store fudge in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 1 week.


Calories: 234kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 47mg | Potassium: 223mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 113IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 63mg | Iron: 2mg