Quick fudge
Quick and easy fudge that you and your children can make together!

Makes 24 delicious squares that are perfect for a sweet treat or for a birthday party.


  • 100g butter, cubed
  • 1 can condensed milk
  • 420g castor sugar
  • 5ml vanilla essence


  • Mix butter, condensed milk, and sugar in a large pot.
  • Place over medium heat and melt.
  • Keep stirring continuously while it bubbles and changes to a caramel colour (20 minutes).
  • Add vanilla essence and stir well.
  • Pour into a greased baking tray and leave to cool for about 5 minutes.
  • Use a sharp knife to cut the semi-set fudge into equal squares while it’s still warm.
  • When it is completely cooled down, recut into squares.
  • Turn your fudge out onto a clean surface and trim the edges to ensure the squares are neat.
  • In the microwave, on defrost and stirring occasionally, melt dark chocolate and spread it over the fudge. Put it in the fridge to speed up the setting process.

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