Jackie Shewell, the owner of Sweet Afton's at the Village shared her classic Fantasy Fudge recipe with us to make your holiday a little sweeter!
3 cups sugar
3/4 cup butter or 3/4 cup margarine
2/3 cup evaporated milk
8 -12 ounces chocolate chips (or whatever flavor fudge you would like to make, I use 12 ounces)
or 8 -12 ounces butterscotch chips (or whatever flavor fudge you would like to make, I use 12 ounces)
or 8 -12 ounces white chocolate chips (or whatever flavor fudge you would like to make, I use 12 ounces) or 8 -12 ounces peanut butter chips ( or whatever flavor fudge you would like to make, I use 12 ounces)
1 (7 ounce) jars marshmallow cream
1 cup nuts (optional)
1 teaspoon vanilla
- Mix butter, sugar and milk in a saucepan.
- Heat until 230 degrees on a candy thermometer. Or if you do not have a thermometer, bring to a rolling boil, stirring constantly for 4 to 5 minutes.
- Remove from heat.
- Stir in candy chips a little at a time until melted.
- Stir in the rest of the ingredients.
- Spread into a greased 13" by 9" by 2" pan.
- Cool to room temperature.
- Cut into squares.
-Jackie from Sweet Afton's
Let your taste buds guide you through Sweet Afton's at Gardner Village to bushel baskets of foil-wrapped candy and soft salt water taffy, then past a hutch filled completely with licorices. Free-standing cupboards are filled overflowing with all kinds of treats like drawers full of old-fashioned candy bars like Uno, Sky Bars and Rocky Road or pop rocks. Don't leave without a package of homemade fudge. Try the salted nut roll: caramel, peanut butter and salty peanuts rolled into vanilla fudge, or chocolate explosion with raisins and nuts, the raisin rum. Whatever your cravings, Sweet Afton's has the perfect treat for you.