Economical Fudge

Makes 48 blocks


1 x 385 g can Clover Condensed Milk
1 can milk (use the above empty can)
6 x 250 ml (1.2 kg) Huletts White Sugar
250 ml (140 g) cake flour
30 ml Huletts Golden Syrup
7.5 ml vinegar
5 ml vanilla essence

  1. Place all the ingredients except the vanilla essence in a heavy bottomed pot.
  2. Place on medium to low heat and stir continuously until the sugar had dissolved and the mixture starts to boil.
  3. Boil softly for 25 minutes. Remove from heat and leave for 10 minutes to cool.
  4. Add vanilla essence and beat until smooth.
  5. Pour into two greased 23 x 33 cm square pans.
  6. Leave to cool slightly and mark blocks with a sharp knife. Do not cut through.
  7. Leave to set completely and then cut through.


WHAT THE JUDGES SAID: "Economical, not too sweet, good mouth feel and pleasant colour..."

Estimated costing, mark-up & suggested selling price

Ingredients:R 45.63
Electricity / refrigeration:R 3.00
Packaging:R 0.00*
Total expenses:R 48.63
Recommended profit:R 37.77
Total:R 86.40
Recommended selling price per block of fudge (R86.40 divided by 48 blocks):R 1.80
*Should you use serviettes or paper plates for packaging, remember to include this in your cost