Questions & Answers - Freezing Homemade Fudge

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Question:

Could you please tell me how long homemade fudge will last? Its 2 weeks before Christmas, and I want to give it as gifts.  Thank you.


Answer: 

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.

Fudge stored in the refrigerator can last 2 to 3 weeks when kept in an air-tight container.

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.

 

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