Caramel Apple Fudge Recipe: Autumnโ€™s Delight in Every Bite!

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Caramel Apple Fudge is the epitome of autumnโ€™s sweet delight. As the leaves change colors and the air turns crisp, what better way to celebrate than with a creamy, delicious bite of this fudge? This recipe brings together the rich flavors of caramel and apple, evoking memories of cozy sweaters and warm gatherings. Easy to prepare with a prep time of just 10 minutes, youโ€™ll have a treat that not only satisfies your sweet cravings but also warms your soul.

Recipe

Caramel Apple Fudge Ingredients:

  • ยฝ stick unsalted butter (1/4 cup)
  • 3 cups mini marshmallows
  • ยฝ cup granulated sugar
  • ยฝ cup heavy cream
  • 3 packets Apple cider drink mix (0.74 oz each)
  • 3 cups white chocolate chips
  • ยฝ cup caramel bits or caramel squares (like Kraft brand)
  • 1 ยฝ tbsp heavy cream

Directions:

  1. Line an 8ร—8 inch baking pan with 2 layers of tin foil, leaving an overhang.
  2. In a large pot, combine the butter, marshmallows, sugar, heavy cream, and packets of apple cider. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until the marshmallows are melted (about 8-10 minutes).
  3. In a separate bowl, microwave the caramel bits and heavy cream at 45-second intervals at 50% power until melted and smooth. Set aside.
  4. Remove the pot from heat and stir in the white chocolate chips until completely melted.
  5. Pour the fudge mixture into the pan. Drizzle the melted caramel on top and use a spatula to create swirls in the fudge.
  6. Refrigerate for 3 hours. Once set, cut into small squares. For best results, store the fudge in the fridge.

Prep Time: 10 minutes | Total Time: 3 hours 10 minutes

Kcal: 227 kcal | Servings: 24 pieces of fudge

Caramel Apple Fudge

FAQs about Caramel Apple Fudge Recipe

  1. What type of apple cider drink mix should I use?
    • You can use any store-bought apple cider drink mix. Just ensure itโ€™s around 0.74 oz per packet. If you have a preferred brand, that should work just fine!
  2. Can I use regular marshmallows instead of mini marshmallows?
    • Yes, you can! If youโ€™re using regular-sized marshmallows, just make sure the total volume is roughly equivalent to 3 cups of mini marshmallows.
  3. How do I store the Caramel Apple Fudge?
    • Itโ€™s recommended to store the fudge in the refrigerator to maintain its shape and consistency. When ready to serve, just cut into desired squares.
  4. Can I use a different size baking pan?
    • Absolutely! An 8ร—8 inch pan is suggested for optimal thickness, but you can use a different size. Just remember, a larger pan may result in thinner fudge pieces and a smaller pan in thicker ones.

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