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Holiday Fruitcake Fudge : A new Take on a Holiday Classic

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Just wait until you whip up a batch of this Holiday Fruitcake Fudge. It’s a simple recipe that packs a huge amount of flavor and taste. In this post, I’m going to teach you how to create a homemade fudge that is totally holiday-worthy. 

Fruitcake fudge

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Fudge is one of those desserts that everyone loves but when it comes to fruitcakes, the crowds can tend to disagree. I mean there’s team fruitcake that absolutely loves it and then there’s team I hate it which can’t even stomach the smell. I personally like it but in small increments.  That being said this fruitcake fudge is a horse of a different color. It’s got some rich and delicious flavors even people who really don’t care for fruitcake will love.

I can assure you that you’ve got something totally epic on your hands with this recipe. I mean think about it Fruitcake Fudge! 

While you can absolutely make up a batch to keep for yourself at home, you can easily make this be a homemade holiday treat to share with all your family and friends. 

And if you need some more convincing, it’s time to just make the fudge so you can taste what I’m talking about. After all, isn’t the cook supposed to sample and perfect their recipe before sharing it with others? 

If you like this homemade fudge, check out this delicious recipe as well: 

Easy Reese’s Pretzel Fudge

Holiday Fruitcake Fudge

Now that I’ve got your attention, it’s time to gather up your ingredients and get started! 

Ingredients needed for this fruitcake fudge: 

  • 1 1/4 cup sugar
     
  • 2.5 oz (half a small can) evaporated milk
     
  • 4 Tablespoons butter
     
  • 1 cup marshmallow fluff
     
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
     
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract or rum extract 
     
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
     
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup chopped glace cherries/candied fruit mixture

How to make this delicious homemade fudge recipe:

Grease a 9″x4″ loaf pan and sprinkle some of the candied fruit and chopped pecans in the bottom. Set aside.
 
 
Place the sugar, evaporated milk, butter, fluff, and salt in a medium-sized saucepan over low heat.
 
Stir it constantly until completely combined, then increase heat to medium and bring mixture to a boil, stirring constantly.
 
Boil mixture for 5 minutes, stirring constantly, then remove from heat.
 
Stir in the rum extract (if using), pecans and chopped fruit.
 
 
Fold mixture into the loaf pan.
 
 
Refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight before cutting and serving.
Fruitcake fudge
 
This is truly a new take on an old classic.A delicious way to eat fruitcake everyone will love. As you can seen this fruitcake fudge recipe 
 
Fruitcake fudge
 
 
 

Holiday Fruitcake Fudge

Holiday Fruitcake Fudge

Don't miss out on this holiday fruitcake fudge!

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2.5 oz (half a small can) evaporated milk
  • 4 Tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup marshmallow fluff
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract or rum extract
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup chopped glace cherries/candied fruit mixture

Instructions

Grease a 9"x4" loaf pan and sprinkle some of the candied fruit and chopped pecans in the bottom. Set aside.


Place the sugar, evaporated milk, butter, fluff and salt in a medium-sized saucepan over low heat.


Stir constantly until completely combined, then increase heat to medium and bring mixture to a boil, stirring constantly.


Boil mixture for 5 minutes, stirring constantly, then remove from heat.


Stir in the rum extract (if using), pecans and chopped fruit.
Fold mixture into the loaf pan.


Refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight before cutting and serving.

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1 Comment

  • Reply Michelle James

    What a great twist to a classic holiday recipe! My family loves fudge-definitely want to try this!

    November 4, 2019 at 11:42 pm
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