Sour Cream Fudge

Afternoon Tea with fudge
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  • 2 hrs 10 mins
  • Prep: 35 mins,
  • Cook: 95 mins
  • Yield: 36 servings

Add candied cherries to this fudge for a festive look, or leave the fudge plain. 

See Also
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What You'll Need

  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon
  • salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon
  • vanilla
  • 1/2 cup chopped candied cherries, red and/or green, optional
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts

How to Make It

  1. Butter the sides of a heavy medium (2-quart) saucepan.
  2. Add sugar, sour cream, corn syrup and salt in a saucepan. Cook over low heat, constantly stirring until sugar is dissolved.
  3. Turn heat up to medium and cook until mixture boils. Continue cooking, occasionally stirring, to about 239 F on a candy thermometer, or softball* stage.
  4. Remove from heat.
  5. Add butter and vanilla; cool to lukewarm or about 110 F, then beat vigorously until the fudge is creamy and no longer glossy. Stir in cherries and walnuts.
  1. Pour fudge mixture into a buttered 8-inch square pan. Let harden then cut into squares.
  2. *To Test for Soft Ball Stage: A small amount of syrup dropped into chilled water forms a ball but flattens when picked up with fingers (234 F to 240 F).

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Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 76
Total Fat 3 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Unsaturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Sodium 3 mg
Carbohydrates 13 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Protein 0 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)