Are you tired of making (or eating) the usual chocolate fudge? Creamy peanut butter fudge can be a welcome change for candy lovers like you. And the best part is that like its chocolaty counterpart, peanut butter fudge literally melts in your mouth and can be best paired with nuts and dried fruit.
The mild, nutty flavor of creamy and delicious peanut butter fudge will definitely make a distinct impression on the even most discerning taste buds. This guide will show you how to create this mouthwatering treat at home. Here’s a quick and easy recipe for making homemade peanut butter fudge that tastes just like store bought fudge.
The ingredients that you’ll need to make peanut butter fudge at home include 2 cups of sugar, 1 cup of peanut butter, 2/3 cup of evaporated milk, 1 jar of marshmallow cream, and 1 teaspoon of vanilla. Gather the ingredients before you start making the fudge because the cooking procedure progresses from one stage to another quite quickly.
Follow the procedure given below:
Step 1: In a pan, mix together 2 cups of sugar and 2/3 cups of evaporated milk. Combine until the sugar is dissolved almost completely.
Step 2: Heat the pan on stovetop until the milk-sugar mixture comes to a boil. Continue boiling over medium heat for another five minutes or so. There is no need to stir the mixture while it boils.
Step 3: Remove the pan from heat and stir in 1 cup of peanut butter, 1 jar of marshmallow cream and 1 teaspoon of vanilla. Whisk until the mixture turns smooth.
Step 4: Pour the fudge mixture into an 8-inch, greased baking dish (preferably glass dish).
Step 5: Refrigerate until the fudge becomes firm.
Step 6: Cut the peanut butter fudge into 1½ inch squares before serving.
Step 7: You can store this fudge in an airtight container.
Use this single recipe to make 2 different types of fudge by varying the type of peanut butter from creamy to crunchy.