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After Eight Fudge
After Eight Fudge

After Eight Fudge

Posted On: 28th January 2016
Recipe By: Alison Wheatley

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Fudge, that super sweet, sugar filled piece of heaven. But this is no ordinary fudge this is mint fudge with an after eight topping which looks like sharp shrapnel shards sticking out of the top of the fudge. Fudge is normally naturally gluten free unless it has some kind of biscuitty things added and this is no exception!

This recipe is...

VegetarianVegetarian
Low CalorieLow Calorie
Low FatLow Fat

Ingredients

400g white chocolate
25g butter
397g condensed milk
1tsp peppermint extract
1tsp green colouring
100g icing sugar
1 box after eight mints

Preparation Time: 20 Mins
Cooking Time: 4 Hours
This recipe makes 72 pieces

This recipe is free from...

Celery
Crustaceans
Dairy
Egg
Fish
Gluten
Lupin
Molluscs
Mustard
Peanuts
Sesame
Soya
Sulphites
Tree Nuts

Method

1. Melt the white chocolate and butter in a bowl over a pan of hot water.

2. Stir in the condensed milk while the pan is still on the heat.

3. Add in the peppermint extract and green colouring, stir well until you get a nice even colour.

4. Stir in the icing sugar to sweeten.

5. Line a swiss roll tray or baking tray with greaseproof paper, spoon in the mix and allow to cool

6. Once the fudge is setting but not fully set (a few hours should allow to become cold enough and be semi set),break up the after eights on the top, press down firmly so they stick in the fudge.

7. Place in the fridge for a good few hours until the fudge is fully set and then cut into pieces. They should last in the fridge for a week or more.

Nutritional info per piece

CaloriesCarbsFibreFatSugarProtein
7010g0g3g10g1g
Calories70
Carbs10g
Fibre0g
Fat3g
Sugar10g
Protein1g

Your Comments

What does sp mean on the essence and food colouring? Could you leave both or either out? Thanks. Ev

Evelyn - 2nd November 2016
Alison @ Coeliac Sanctuary replied to this comment on 3rd November 2016

Hi Evelyn

For some reason the recipe had been put in with just spoon rather than teaspoon, I have just changed it so it reads correctly. You can leave both out if you wish, green isn't compulsory it just makes it look more minty. I would advise the peppermint but again not compulsory it just makes the fudge minty, otherwise it is just white chocolate fudge topped with after eights.

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