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Viennese Fudge Recipe

Viennese Fudge Recipe

The fudge recipe from my mother combines two ingredients commonly found in Viennese desserts—semisweet chocolate and hazelnuts. It's a staple in my home at the holidays. —Loranne Weir, San Ramon, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:64 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon plus 3 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup miniature marshmallows
  • 1-1/2 cups (9 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 cups ground hazelnuts, toasted

Directions

  • 1. Line an 8-in. square pan with foil and butter the foil with 1 teaspoon butter; set aside. In a large saucepan, combine the sugar, milk, salt and remaining butter. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Boil and stir for 6 minutes.
  • 2. Remove from the heat; stir in marshmallows until melted. Add chocolate chips and stir until melted. Stir in vanilla and nuts. Pour into prepared pan. Let stand at room temperature until cool.
  • 3. Using foil, lift fudge out of pan; cut into 1-in. squares. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Yield: 2 pounds.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 67 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 3 mg cholesterol, 29 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.