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spicy dark

Spicy Dark Chocolate Fudge

This super delicious dark chocolate fudge is rich and creamy with a slight firey bite.  
Course Candy, Fudge
Keyword dark chocolate, Forte, fudge, spicy
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 48 pieces
Author Lynn / Turnips 2 Tangerines


  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2/3 cup evaporated milk
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 1/8 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon (Mexican)
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 1/2 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 1 12 oz package special dark chocolate chips
  • 2 1.58 oz bars dark chocolate, coarsely chopped Forte
  • 2 teaspoons Mexican vanilla extract
  • cayenne pepper for garnish, optional


  • LINE 8-inch-square baking pan with foil. Lightly butter.
  • COMBINE sugar, evaporated milk, butter, chili powder, cayenne pepper, ground cinnamon and salt in medium, heavy-duty saucepan. Bring to a full rolling boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Boil, stirring constantly, for 4 to 5 minutes. Remove from heat.
  • STIR in marshmallows, chocolate chips, dark chocolate and vanilla extract. Stir vigorously for 1 minute or until marshmallows are melted. Pour into prepared baking pan; refrigerate for 8 hours or until firm. Lift from pan; remove foil. Cut into 48 pieces. Lightly sprinkle pieces with cayenne pepper before serving, optional.


This recipe is made using Forte Dark Chocolate. 
I like to let fudge set up for at least 8 hours before cutting into pieces.