This caramel fudge is so deliciously sweet, salty, and fudgy. Each bite just melts in your mouth and leaves a decadent caramel flavor that will satisfy your sweet tooth and your tastebuds. Plus, the best part about this fudge recipe is how easy it is to make. All you need is about 15 minutes and 5 ingredients to prepare it!
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Ingredients You'll Need
My favorite thing about making this fudge recipe is that just a handful of ingredients are required to make it. And, honestly, I can almost guarantee that you'll have most - if not all - of these ingredients at your house already.
With that said, here’s everything you’ll need to make it:
- 8 ½ Tbsps. Unsalted Butter
- 1 can Sweetened Condensed Milk
- Just under 3 cups Light Brown Sugar
- 1 ¾ cups White Chocolate
- Sea Salt
Now, I recommend using white chocolate melts - or chocolate chips - for this recipe. They tend to melt easier than a white chocolate bar broken into chunks. But, as long as you use a good quality white chocolate, you'll be alright.
How to Make Salted Caramel Fudge
I’ve already mentioned a few times that this recipe is super easy to make - because it is! All it takes is about 15 minutes to prepare, and then you just have to wait for the fudge to set.
Oh, also, just so you know from the get-go, this recipe makes enough for 20 pieces of salted caramel fudge. However, if you want more, you can easily double or even triple the recipe if you need to.
By the way, if you want to watch how to make this recipe, check out this video.
Step 1: Prep Work
First, line a baking tray with parchment paper. I used a 10x7 inch, but any size will work to make the fudge!
All the tray sizes do is change the fudge's thickness, so if you want thicker fudge, use a smaller tray. And if you want thinner fudge squares, use a larger one.
Step 2: Mixing and Stirring
Next, add the unsalted butter, condensed milk, and brown sugar into a large microwave-safe bowl. Microwave this mixture in about 2-4 one-minute intervals.
After each minute, take the bowl out of the microwave and give the mixture a stir to evenly combine the ingredients. Then, once the ingredients are fully combined - and you have a smooth mixture - you don't have to microwave it anymore.
Next, add the white chocolate melts (or chocolate chips) to the bowl, and continue stirring until the white chocolate fully melts and combines with the fudge base mixture.
By the way, if you're using a full white chocolate bar, make sure it's chopped into white chocolate chunks.
Anyway, now you'll want to pour the fudge mixture into the prepared pan and sprinkle as many sea salt flakes as you want on top.
Step 3: Refrigerating
Ok, so to turn this delicious mixture into fudge, you'll have to give it time to set.
So, to do that, just place the tray in the fridge for about 2 hours or until it firms up. Alternatively, you can also put it in the freezer if you want the fudge ready faster.
Once the homemade fudge is set, you can cut it into small squares and serve them on a serving plate. Enjoy!
How to Store Salted Caramel Fudge
To store the fudge just transfer it to an airtight container and use parchment paper between each layer to keep it from sticking. Stored like this, the fudge will last at room temperature for about around a week. However, if you refrigerate it, the fudge will stay good for 2-3 weeks.
However, if you want to store it for even longer, you can freeze the fudge in an airtight container or freezer-safe bag. Stored this way, it'll stay good for up to 3 months. Then, whenever you want a piece, just let it thaw before enjoying it.
Wrapping Things Up
And there you have it.
That’s how to make salted caramel fudge from scratch!
This fudge recipe delivers just the right balance of saltiness and sweetness to your tastebuds, and it couldn't be simpler to make.
And these little decadent squares of heaven are sure to impress your guests no matter the occasion you serve them.
Anyway, I hope you enjoy this delicious fudge recipe as much as I do. If you tried it, leave a comment below and let me know what you think. I’d love to hear!
More Fudge Recipes
If this caramel fudge was a hit, these other recipes will surely wow you as well!
Give one of these a try next:
- Grease and line a rectangular tin with baking paper and set aside (any size works, it will just change the thickness of your fudge).
- Place the butter, condensed milk, and brown sugar into a microwave-safe bowl. Melt together in the microwave for about 2-4 minutes (take out and stir every minute until fully combined) - see tips below. It’s really important that the sugar is completely dissolved at this stage, so if you need to add a couple more minutes feel free to do it.
- Add the white chocolate to the bowl and stir until it incorporates with the rest of the mixture.
- Pour the fudge into the prepared tin and sprinkle the sea salt on top.
- Place into the fridge to set for 2 hours before cutting into pieces.
Serving Size:1 Piece
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 261Total Fat: 10gSaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 50mgSodium: 35mgCarbohydrates: 40gFiber: 0gSugar: 35gProtein: 3g