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  • A Christmas Tradition:  Old Fashioned Fudge

    My boyfriend's mom got all us girls together last year and we made a fudge very similar to this one. The only difference was the measurements. Mine came out really great last year. I was so proud of myself. This time, I don't know what I'm doing wrong. The first time, it came out like caramel and became as hard as butterscotch. The second time, it was a bit creamier, but crumbly and not chocolaty enough. This time, it's chocolate coffee grounds. Maybe I didn't stir it enough at the beginning or I let it cool too long. It was at about 135 degrees when I went to try and stir it. The pan felt hot to me, but the mixture was okay to touch. It was very hard though. I didn't stir it after adding the butter and vanilla. Three strikes, I'm out LOL. Maybe I'll humble myself and ask his mom for he...

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    My boyfriend's mom got all us girls together last year and we made a fudge very similar to this one. The only difference was the measurements. Mine came out really great last year. I was so proud of myself. This time, I don't know what I'm doing wrong. The first time, it came out like caramel and became as hard as butterscotch. The second time, it was a bit creamier, but crumbly and not chocolaty enough. This time, it's chocolate coffee grounds. Maybe I didn't stir it enough at the beginning or I let it cool too long. It was at about 135 degrees when I went to try and stir it. The pan felt hot to me, but the mixture was okay to touch. It was very hard though. I didn't stir it after adding the butter and vanilla. Three strikes, I'm out LOL. Maybe I'll humble myself and ask his mom for help or just stick to n00b recipes like cookies and cakes LOL!

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