White Christmas Fudge
2 1/2 cups - Florida Crystals® Organic Powdered Sugar
2/3 cup - milk
1/4 cup - butter or margarine
12 ozs. - white chocolate, coarsely chopped
1/2 teaspoon - almond extract (optional)
3/4 cup - dried cherries, cranberries, or apricots, coarsely chopped
3/4 cup - toasted almond slicesPreparation:
Line an 8-inch square pan with foil; grease foil.
Mix Organic Powdered Sugar and milk in a heavy 3-quart saucepan. Over medium heat, add butter and stirring constantly, bring to boil. Without stirring, boil constantly for 5 minutes.
Over low heat, add chocolate and almond extract. Stir then whisk until chocolate melts and mixture is smooth. Stir in dried cherries and toasted almonds*. Pour mixture into prepared pan.
Refrigerate 2 hours until firm. Invert pan, peel off foil and cut into 1-inch squares. Garnish as desired
Makes 36 squares.
* To toast almonds, spread in a single layer on baking pan. Bake in 350°F oven for 5-10 minutes, shaking pan occasionally, until they begin to brown.Serving Quantity:
36 squaresQuick Tip:
Look for dried cherries in the bulk foods or produce section of your supermarket.For a thicker fudge, as shown in photo, double the recipe.