Ouma’s Old Fashioned Fudge

Ingredients:

165 g (180 ml) buttter or margarine
75 ml golden syrup
1 can (375 g) condensed milk
325 ml (one condensed milk can) boiled milk
1.2 kg (6 cups) sugar
250 ml flour unsifted
2 ml cream of tartar
5 ml vanilla essence

Method:

  1. Melt butter and syrup in large thick bottom pot over low heat. Add condensed milk and boiled milk and blend.
  2. Combine sugar and flour and add to condensed milk mixture.
  3. Blend everything well.
  4. Stir continuously over low heat until boiling point.
  5. Add cream of tartar as soon as mixture starts to boil.
  6. Boil for 28 minutes (soft ball stage) over low heat and stir continuously with wooden spoon to prevent from burning on.
  7. Remove from heat and add vanilla essence.
  8. Whisk with wooden spoon until mixture starts to firm up.
  9. Pour into greased pan, no smaller than 18 x 28 x 3 cm
  10. Cut into squares before fudge is completely hardened.

Produces about 6 dozen squares 2.5 cm x 2.5 cm

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