Dec-21-Maple-Fudge

Maple Cream Fudge


Desserts | Treats

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36 portions

Ingredients

  • 1 can (19 oz.) pure maple syrup from Canada
  • 3 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 cup 35% cream
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 10 pretzels, in pieces
  • 3/4 cup dark chocolate, in chips or chopped
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup pistachios, shelled and chopped

Method

  1. In a large saucepan, bring the pure maple syrup and butter to a boil. Boil for 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in cream and continue cooking until candy thermometer reaches 245° F.
  3. Meanwhile, butter a 13 x 9 in. baking sheet or pan and set aside.
  4. Remove the preparation from the heat and stand for 5 minutes. Beat with a whisk for 5 minutes until thick.
  5. Pour the mixture on the baking sheet or into the pan and let cool 2 minutes before sprinkling the surface with pretzels, chocolate, cranberries and pistachios.
  6. Cut into squares without removing from pan and allow cooling for 2 to 3 hours.
  7. Once the cream fudge has cooled down, cut the squares over the previous marks and unmold.