Maple Nut Fudge Recipe - Canadian Maple Fudge Recipe


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You'll love this very rich and delicious Maple Nut Fudge! Canadians have known the secret of how wonderful maple fudge tastes for a long time, now everyone can experience it! This is a classic Canadian Maple Fudge recipe using genuine maple syrup. It is said that In French Quebec there are as many recipes for maple fudge as there are bean recipes in Boston.

Maple Nut Fudge

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Maple Nut Fudge Recipe:

Recipe Type: Candy, Maple Syrup
Yields: 36 squares
Prep time: 15 min


Ingredients:

4 cups granulated sugar
1/2 cup butter
3/4 cup genuine maple syrup
1 cup milk
1 1/2 cups miniature marshmallows
1 1/2 cups chopped nuts (walnuts, pecans or hazelnuts)
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract


Preparation:

Butter a 9-inch square baking dish. For easier removal, line the baking dish with parchment paper or aluminum foil leaving an 1-inch overhand, and then butter the paper or foil. This technique makes it easy to pull the fudge out of the pan in one piece

In a large saucepan over medium heat, combine sugar, butter, maple syrup, milk, and miniature marshmallows; cook, stirring occasionally, until the candy or digital thermometer reaches 235 degrees F. or until it forms a soft ball when a little of the mixture is dropped in cold water. Remove from heat.

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Let cool to 115 degrees F; add nuts and vanilla extract. With an electric mixer at medium speed, beat until mixture loses its gloss and starts to harden around edge of saucepan.

Pour into prepared baking dish. Let cool completely. Cut into squares.

Storage - How To Store Fudge:

  • Room Temperature: Fudge stored at room temperature in an air-tight container will last 7 to 14 days. Fudge should be stored in an air-tight container (tin or plastic), each layer separated by a sheet of waxed paper. Fudge stored in an air-tight container at room temperature will "ripen" over the first 24 hours.
     
  • Refrigerator: Fudge stored in the refrigerator can last 2 to 3 weeks when kept in an air-tight container.
     
  • Freezer: Frozen fudge will keep for months if wrapped in waxed paper, then again in aluminum foil, and stored in an air-tight container. Wrap each individual slice or the entire box with plastic or aluminum foil and seal thoroughly. Properly wrapped it should keep for several months. Leave fudge in its wrapping for at least two hours upon removal from the freezer to permit it to return to room temperature.

Yields 36 squares or 1 1/4 pounds.





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