There are a few recipes that I’m always excited to post because they are so loved by my family. (Our Caramel Slice and Chicken Casserole fit perfectly into that category.) This fudge is one of those types of recipes where no matter how many times I retested the recipe, no one complained about more fudge.
It sets relatively quickly so you don’t have a long wait before you can taste test and it continues to gets better the next day. It feels like I’ve tested this 100 times (though realistically its only been about 5 times), trying to pin point an exact time for the second boil. I’ve gotten times between 12 and 20 minutes so it really is a test as you go recipe for reaching the soft ball temp. There is a video of the soft ball stage here. Sadly the fudge wont set up firm if it doesn’t reach the soft ball temp, thankfully it makes a glorious caramel marshmallow sauce even if it doesn’t set. Its definitely a recipe worth getting down pat as it is beyond amazing and loved by fudge lovers and haters alike.