Tag: Peppermint

Peppermint Meringue Kisses

Peppermint Meringue Kisses

Peppermint Meringue Kisses Peppermint Meringue Kisses are the perfect addition to your cookie tray this holiday season. Light and airy with just the right amount of cool peppermint flavoring. Meringue “kisses” are actually what is referred to as a “hard” meringue. Tiny, one or two-bite 

Shamrock Grasshopper Mint Pie

Shamrock Grasshopper Mint Pie

Shamrock Grasshopper Mint Pie The combination of equal parts crème de menthe, crème de cacao, and cream is known as a Grasshopper. Visions of a vibrant green cocktail, which  hints at the cocktail’s sweetness comes to mind. The Grasshopper’s familiar flavors of minty goodness is made even better 

Candy Cane Fudge

Candy Cane Fudge

Candy Cane Fudge

My Inspiration

My inspiration for this recipe came to me in the form of a small square piece of candy. Ghirardelli Peppermint Bark Candy to be exact. I love those little white chocolate squares, laced with peppermint candy. The thin layer of dark chocolate on the bottom or top, depending on which way you hold it, are fantastic.

Peppermint Candy Cane Inspiration

As I was sitting in my car, enjoying my peppermint bark candy, I thought to myself, wouldn’t it be awesome to make these little squares at home. Wouldn’t it be great if you could make the squares thicker, like fudge. Well, that was all it took. The light bulb went on and this fudge was born/made. I used Amborsia milk chocolate for the chocolate layer but go ahead and substitute dark chocolate if you like.

Dark Chocolate

The next time I make Candy Cane Fudge, I’m going to go with the dark chocolate. It really doesn’t matter what kind of chocolate you use, just remember to use a good, high quality chocolate. When making the chocolate layer, make sure the melted chocolate is lukewarm but still spreadable. You just want to lightly spread the melted chocolate on top of the fudge, you don’t want to swirl the chocolate layer into the white fudge….but I guess you could..and immediately place pan in refrigerator.

Next Fudge Recipe?

So your probably thinking, hmm what will her next fudge be?? White Chocolate Marble Fudge? Peanut Butter Fudge? Creamy Walnut Fudge? Pistachio Fudge?? You’ll have to stop back and see:) I have one or two more fudge recipes I want to share with you, after all, it is the holidays!

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