Buttermilk Fudge

Tired of your normal chocolate fudge?  This buttermilk fudge is much like the fudge you see sold in many specialty candy stores without the specialty price.

Buttermilk Fudge

Buttermilk Fudge

Buttermilk Fudge

Buttermilk Fudge

Buttermilk fudge is a delicious fudge you must try. 
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Buttermilk Fudge
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Servings: 16
Calories: 185kcal


  • 2 cup Sugar
  • 1 cup Buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup Butter
  • 1 tablespoon Corn Syrup
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 cup Walnuts, chopped


  • Butter sides of a large heavy saucepan or Dutch oven. Combine first 5 ingredients in a pan and cook over medium-low heat, stirring constantly until butter melts and sugar dissolves. 
  • Use a pastry brush dipped in hot water to wash down any sugar crystals on the sides of the pan. Increase heat to medium and bring to a boil. Do not stir while syrup is boiling. 
  • Continue to cook until the syrup reaches a softball stage (234 - 240 degrees.) Remove from heat; add vanilla. Do not stir until syrup cools to 200 degrees. Using the medium speed of an electric mixer, beat fudge till thicken and no longer glossy. Stir in walnuts. Pour into buttered 8 x 8-inch pan. Cool completely. Cut into squares and store in an airtight container.


Calories: 185kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 135mg | Potassium: 36mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 200IU | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 0.1mg

About Stephanie Manley

I recreate your favorite restaurant recipes, so you can prepare these dishes at home. I help you cook dinner, and serve up dishes you know your family will love. You can find most of the ingredients for all of the recipes in your local grocery store.

Stephanie is the author of CopyKat.com's Dining Out in the Home, and CopyKat.com's Dining Out in the Home 2.

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  1. Teresa rund

    5 stars
    Sounds good will def try it soon. Do you also have any recipes – Copycat style- for penuche and pralines?
    I thank you in advance.

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