Basic Fudge

Makes 40 medium-sized blocks (depending on pan size and thickness of fudge)



125g butter
400g (500ml) Huletts White Sugar
1 can condensed milk
25ml vanilla essence
10ml vinegar




  1. Line a 20 x 20 cm pan with silicone paper or foil.
  2. Spray with Spray and Cook.
  3. Microwave the butter for 1 minute in a deep dish at 100% power.
  4. Add the sugar and condensed milk.
  5. Do not stir and microwave for 1 minute on 100% power.
  6. Stir with a wooden spoon.
  7. Microwave for 10 minutes and stir every three minutes.
  8. Add the vanilla essence and vinegar.
  9. Stir with a wooden spoon until it thickens.
  10. Spoon into pan and smooth with palette knife.
  11. Leave to cool and cut into 3 cm squares before the fudge gets to hard.
  12. Leave to cool completely and turn out.
  13. Break into blocks.

Estimated costing, mark-up & suggested selling price

Ingredients:R 35.60
Electricity / refrigeration:R 2.00
Packaging:R 0.00*
Total expenses:R 37.60
Recommended profit:R 31.40
Total:R 69.00
Recommended selling price per block of fudge:R 1.70
*Should you use serviettes or paper plates for packaging, remember to include this in your cost