Dad's Favorite Fudge
- 2 - 1 oz. unsweetened baking chocolate squares - grated
- 2/3 cup milk - scalded
- 2 cups sugar
- 1 tablespoon light corn syrup
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Melt chocolate in milk. Add sugar and corn syrup; cook slowly, stirring until sugar dissolves. Bring to boiling; cover and cook 3 minutes. Uncover and cook to softball stage (236 degrees), stirring frequently.
Remove from heat; add butter and cool to lukewarm (110 degrees) without stirring. Add vanilla and beat vigorously until very thick and no longer glossy. Quickly spread in greased 8x8 pan. When firm cut in squares and serve.
To read about the dad who always made this special fudge, visit The Fudge Story