Friday, December 11, 2009

MOM'S COCOA FUDGE

This is the chocolate fudge my mother made when I was a child in the 1940s.

2 cups sugar
1 cup milk (she usually used evaporated)
2 tbsp cocoa powder
butter the size of an unshelled walnut
1 cup chopped nuts (in Indiana we used hickory nuts)

Cook all ingredients, except the nuts, in a medium saucepan. Stir often and cook to the soft ball stage (forms a soft ball when dropped into cold water). Remove from heat. Add the nuts. BEAT!! until cool. Quickly pour into a buttered 9 x 9-inch pan. Allow to cool completely before cutting into small squares.

1 comment:

Grandma's Vintage Recipes said...

Hey, I have everything to make this over the weekend. I will have to leave the nuts out have two kids who just don't like nuts. Are they nuts or what? lol Take Care :)