Carnation Famous Fudge Recipe

Chocolate fudge
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Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Chill: 3 hrs
Total: 3 hrs 20 mins
Servings: 36 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
105 Calories
5g Fat
15g Carbs
1g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 36
Amount per serving
Calories 105
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Cholesterol 2mg 1%
Sodium 14mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Protein 1g
Calcium 19mg 1%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This is a very simple fudge recipe using evaporated milk, marshmallows, and chocolate chips that brings raves. It is a classic recipe that is often requested. Instructions are also given for butterscotch and mint flavors.


  • 2 Tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 2/3 cup evaporated milk
  • 1-1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups (4 ounces) miniature marshmallows
  • 1-1/2 cups (9 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans or walnuts, optional
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Steps to Make It

  1. Combine butter or margarine, evaporated milk, sugar, and salt in a medium, heavy-duty saucepan.

  2. Bring to a full rolling boil over medium heat, stirring constantly.

  3. Boil stirring constantly for four to five minutes.

  4. Remove from heat.

  5. Stir in marshmallows, chips, vanilla, and nuts (optional).

  6. Stir vigorously for one minute or until marshmallows are melted.

  7. Pour into a foiled-lined eight-inch square baking pan.

  8. Chill until firm.

Milk chocolate fudge: Substitute 2 cups milk chocolate chips for semisweet chocolate chips.
Butterscotch fudge: Substitute 1-2/3 cups butterscotch-flavored chips for semisweet chips.
Mint chocolate fudge: Substitute 1-1/2 cups mint-chocolate chips for semisweet chips.
Recipe Source: Carnation Evaporated Milk
Reprinted with permission.