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Cappuccino Fudge

Silky chocolate spiked with coffee, this Cappuccino Fudge will make a wonderful party treat and especially homemade gift.

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Well, I survived my week. I was able to attend my three kids’ class parties. I baked non-stop and made three teacher baskets full of goodies. And I passed out about a dozen smaller gift bags for friends to enjoy. From breads, to cookies, to bars to fudge, I baked it all this week. It’s slowing down now, not ending of course, with the final stretch. I thought I’d slip in this fabulous Cappuccino Fudge recipe during my cookie month, since I made it a couple days ago.

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I wish I could get away with just sending out Christmas cards, but my friends are such great sports with all my samplings, how I could I not bake for them during this crazy baking season?

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I passed out the baskets and baggies in the morning, and a few of my friends told me they enjoyed this fudge with their morning coffee! I don’t think 10am is too early for a chocolate urge, do you?

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I was searching for a decadent fudge recipe that wasn’t labor intensive. I found this version on Annie’s Eats.

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This Cappuccino Fudge was super easy to make, no candy thermometer required. I had to take a small sample for myself (for quality control, of course) and these were really addicting! Rich, chocolatey and smooth with a hint of coffee.

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The cappuccino enhances the chocolate flavor making this one very special fudge. Pack it up for gifts or hoard it all for yourself. Either way, this is one special fudge!

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Yield: 24 - 36 squares

25 Days of Cookies: Cappuccino Fudge

Cappuccino Fudge by FamilySpice.com

Silky chocolate spiked with coffee, this Cappuccino Fudge will make a wonderful party treat and especially homemade gift.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Additional Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 7 oz marshmallow cream
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2/3 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup butter, unsalted
  • 1 tsp instant espresso
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon, ground
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 12 oz chocolate chips, semi-sweet

Instructions

    1. Line an 8-inch square baking pan with aluminum foil; set aside.
    2. In a 2-quart saucepan combine marshmallow cream, sugar, heavy cream, butter, espresso, cinnamon and salt.
    3. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Continue to boil 5 minutes, stirring constantly.
    4. Remove from heat. Stir in chocolate chips until smooth.
    5. Pour into prepared pan.
    6. Cover and refrigerate at least 4 hours.
    7. Remove from pan and peel away any foil that may be clinging to the fudge. Place on cutting board and cut into 24-36 squares.

Notes

Cooking Tips: You can use any type of instant coffee, from cappuccino to expresso.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

36 squares

Serving Size:

1 sq

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 100Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 8mgSodium: 23mgCarbohydrates: 13gFiber: 1gSugar: 11gProtein: 1g