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Creamy Chocolate Espresso Peppermint Fudge Recipe
Creamy Chocolate Espresso Peppermint Fudge
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 
Chocolate Espresso Peppermint Fudge is rich, creamy, and not overly sweet. It makes the perfect homemade food gift which will show the people on your gift list just how much you care!
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Candy
Renee - Kudos Kitchen: Renée - Kudos Kitchen
Ingredients
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 3/4 cup evaporated milk
  • cups granulated sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons espresso powder
  • 1 jar 7 ounces marshmallow fluff
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 package 12 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 12 - 15 peppermint patty candy unwrapped
Instructions
  1. Prepare an 8x8 pan by lining it with aluminum foil and spray it liberally with baking spray. Set aside.
  2. In a medium saucepan, over medium/low heat, melt the butter and add the evaporated milk.
  3. Add the granulated sugar and stir frequently until the sugar dissolves.
  4. Increase the heat to medium and stir in the salt, espresso powder, and marshmallow fluff.
  5. Slowly bring the mixture up to a boil, stirring frequently.
  6. Once the mixture boils, remove from heat and stir in the vanilla and semi-sweet chocolate chips.
  7. Stir well until the chips are completely melted.
  8. Carefully pour half of the chocolate fudge mixture into the prepared 8x8 pan.
  9. Layer the peppermint patty candy evenly over the bottom fudge layer and then carefully pour the remaining fudge over top of the peppermint candy.
  10. Chill to set (at least 1 hour, but longer is better).
  11. Lift the fudge out of the pan using the foil to lift..
  12. Peel the foil away from the fudge, and slice fudge into squares.
  13. Serve and enjoy!
Recipe Notes

Tools and equipment:

8x8 pan
aluminum foil
baking spray
medium saucepan
whisk or spatula
measuring spoons
measuring cups