Monday, October 20, 2008

Pumpkin Pie Fudge


I llllllllove pumpkin. Love it. Love all things pumpkin. The boy, not so much. :P That kind of limits my pumpkin eating at times. Sometime last year I stumbled upon this recipe for pumpkin fudge. It sounded decadently delicious. I think I didn’t see it until after Thanksgiving so I told myself I’d make it the next year. This year rolls around and I see this recipe on Annie’s Eats. I thought, “Hmm.. that sounds familiar. Then I noticed where Annie linked that she first saw this recipe, it was the same blog I had seen it last year! If anything, thanks for jogging my memory!

I made this fudge, surprisingly without a candy thermometer. I was SO nervous that I would screw it up. I have many memories of my sister’s homemade fudge, that sometimes ended up as syrup. Luckily it turned out pretty darn good! I brought it in to work, to celebrate my brand new spacious edit bay. I never put it out on the “free spot”, but I just emailed & told people to come and eat some. It was rather well received I must say! If you like pumpkin pie, and you like fudge, MAKE THIS!

 

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Pumpkin Pie Fudge

originally from Southern Living, as seen on Foodie Bride & Annie's Eats

Ingredients:

3 cups sugar
¾ cup unsalted butter, melted
2/3 cup evaporated milk
1 cup canned pumpkin puree
2 tbsp. corn syrup
2 ½ tsp. pumpkin pie spice
9 oz. white chocolate, chopped
7 oz. jar marshmallow crème
1 cup walnuts, chopped and toasted (I used pecans)
1 tsp. vanilla extract

Directions:

Stir together first six ingredients in a 3 ½ - quart saucepan over medium-high heat and cook, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil. Continue cooking, stirring constantly, until a candy thermometer registers 234° (soft-ball stage).

Remove pan from heat; stir in remaining ingredients until well blended. Pour into a greased aluminum foil-lined 8-inch square pan. Let stand 2 hours or until completely cool; cut fudge into squares.



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3 Responses to “Pumpkin Pie Fudge”

  1. 1
    Katie — October 21, 2008 @ 5:27 am

    That seriously look sooooooo good! I’m dying to try!

  2. 2
    Liesl — October 21, 2008 @ 3:12 pm

    THIS IS SERIOUSLY THAT GOOD!!! So good I think it is going to be a staple to my every year fall roll out dishes!

    Props to Erin!

  3. 3
    Maris — October 26, 2008 @ 5:16 pm

    Wow – this is the one pumpkin dessert I haven’t tried yet! :)

    Thanks for stopping by my blog!

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