How To: Rework fudge

Learn how to keep fudge fresh and extend its shelf life.

Quick tip:

If you’re reworking large amounts of fudge or flavored fudge, please see the Fudge Manual for more information.

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Step 1.

Each morning, trim off any dry edges from your fudge and set it aside.

Step 2.

Add these pieces to a new batch of fudge during the last 20 minutes of the kettle’s cycle.

Step 3.

You can add vanilla into chocolate and chocolate into chocolate, but don’t add chocolate into vanilla or you’ll end up with discolored fudge.


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