Classic Cocoa Fudge

Classic Cocoa Fudge

Old fashioned fudge takes a little time and effort, but the results are worth it.

15 min. prep time
64 servings
000 Ratings


3 cups sugar
3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons light corn syrup
1 Half Stick (1/4 cup) Land O Lakes® Butter, cut into pieces
1 tablespoon vanilla


Line 8-inch square baking pan with aluminum foil; butter foil. Set aside.

Combine sugar, cocoa and salt in saucepan. Stir in half & half and corn syrup. Add butter; cook over medium heat, stirring often, until sugar is dissolved. Continue cooking until candy thermometer reaches 234ºF (soft-ball stage).

Remove from heat; let stand until mixture reaches 130ºF. Stir in vanilla.

Beat mixture by hand with wooden spoon or with hand mixer until thickened and shine begins to disappear. Pour into prepared pan, spreading evenly. Refrigerate until set.

Recipe Tip

- Another option to assure candy can be easily removed from pan is to line it with nonstick aluminum foil.

- If sugar crystals are present, wash down inside of pan with wet pastry brush.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 60

Fat: 1.5g

Cholesterol: 5mg

Sodium: 20mg

Carbohydrates: 11g

Dietary Fiber: 0g

Protein: 0g

Recipe #16119©2013Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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