About this recipe:This recipe is healthier than chocolate fudge and just as tasty.
340ml (12 fl oz) evaporated milk
600g (1 1/3 lb) caster sugar
30g (1 oz) butter
275g (10 oz) fresh strawberries, hulled and sliced
2 tablespoons lemon juice
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Method Prep:10min › Cook:25min › Ready in:35min
Butter a 23x23cm (9x9 in) dish.
Combine milk, sugar and butter in a large saucepan over medium heat; boil. Stir in strawberries and lemon juice. Heat, stirring constantly, to between 235 and 240 C, or until a small amount of the mixture dropped into cold water forms a soft ball that flattens when removed from the water and placed on a flat surface.
Remove from heat and quickly spread in prepared dish. Let cool before cutting and serving.
i have just made this recipe after being in york for the day. they have a fudge shop called the 'fudge kitchen'. they say that to get fudge to set smoothly is to work it until the fudge temp and table temp are the same, only then will it set. also - working it breaks down the sugar crystals and makes it really smooth. i defy anyone that does this to say that their fudge has not set!!!! - 05 Jun 2012
DO not make this fudge - I have made fudge before and it should have set once it reached softball but it didn't. I think the fruit adds too much moisture. I hadn't read reviews as I found this on my phone and it did have 3 stars. wish I could give it 0 stars! - 15 Nov 2011
Seriously a waste of money, time and energy. I followed this recipe to the letter and have ended up with thick strawberry soup. It looks nothing like the deceptively perfect image shown above. Money down the drain, folks. Zero stars, not one. - 14 Mar 2012