Paula Deen is a well-known celebrity on the food circuit, as popular for her vivacious personality as she is for her amazing Southern cooking, and there are few recipes as highly requested as the Paula Deen Fudge Recipe.
After taste testing a number of different recipes, we had to agree that the Paula Deen Fudge Recipe is one of the best fudge recipes we have tried. The key to the success of the Paula Deen fudge recipe is to work quickly as the mixture thickens quickly.
With straight forward instructions and a few simple ingredients, this delicious Paula Deen Fudge Recipe is certain to become a family holiday favorite!
Paula Deen Fudge Recipe
3 cups sugar
4 heaping tablespoons cocoa
3 tablespoons light corn syrup
1 cup evaporated milk
6 tablespoons butter, plus extra for buttering dish
1 cup chopped pecans
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
Mix sugar and cocoa; add syrup and milk. Cook in saucepan over medium heat until a small drop forms a soft ball in cold water (234 to 240 degrees F on a candy thermometer). Remove from heat. Add butter, pecans, and vanilla. Beat with mixer or by hand. Pour into a slightly buttered oblong glass dish and cut into squares. Work fast, as mixture thickens quickly.
Recipe courtesy Paula Deen.
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