If you’re looking for a fudge recipe for beginners, look no further! In this beginner’s guide, you’ll learn how to make fudge in your microwave with just 5 ingredients. Be sure to scroll all the way to the bottom for easy variations and tips and tricks to help you tackle common fudge problems like a pro!
If you’ve ever wanted to try making fudge but felt daunted by the candy thermometers, precise temperatures and drip tests of traditional candy making, this is your sign to make this fudge!
All you’ll need for this recipe is five ingredients, a microwave and the patience to wait the full two hours for it to set before diving in (the latter being the most difficult).
And if plain ol’ chocolate fudge just isn’t doing it for you anymore, this recipe has one more trick up it’s sleeve: It’s highly adaptable.
We’ll start with the basic recipe and then I’ll walk you through a few variations based on the type of food being added that will help you understand how these additions change the recipe and how to make your own adaptations.