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Chocolate Walnut Fudge
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
10 mins

An old fashioned favorite and holiday tradition.

Course: Candy, Holiday
Cuisine: All-American
Keyword: Chocolate, fudge, walnut
Servings: 12 Servings
: 220 kcal
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 ounce square unsweetened chocolate
  • 2 tablespoons white corn syrup
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2/3 cup evaporated milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  1. In a medium saucepan, combine sugar, chocolate, corn syrup, butter, milk and salt.
  2. Cook on low heat, stir until all is melted, continue to cook on low heat but Do Not Stir, until mixture reaches the soft ball stage.
  3. To test for soft ball stage: Drop a spoonful of hot chocolate mixture into a bowl of very cold water. In the water, use your fingers to gather the cooled chocolate into a ball. If it has reached soft-ball stage, the chocolate easily forms a ball while in the cold water but flattens once removed from the water. Temperature: 236-240 degrees on a candy thermometer.
  4. When chocolate has reached soft-ball stage, remove from heat and let cool to lukewarm. Beat in vanilla extract, add nuts and beat until it loses it's gloss, continue to beat for another 5 minutes or so.
  5. Pour fudge into a buttered 8 x 8 inch pan. Chill. Cut into squares.
Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Walnut Fudge
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 220 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 9mg3%
Sodium 132mg6%
Potassium 84mg2%
Carbohydrates 39g13%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 38g42%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 90IU2%
Vitamin C 0.2mg0%
Calcium 44mg4%
Iron 0.6mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.