Recipe

Almond joy fudge

Treat your jolly little family with these almond joy fudge slices.

  • 15 mins cooking
  • Makes 36
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Ingredients

Almond joy fudge
  • 250 gram dark chocolate (i used whittaker’s 62% dark cacao)
  • 395 gram can sweetened condensed milk
  • 60 gram butter
  • 70 gram packet whole blanched almonds, coarsely chopped
  • 1 1/3 cup shredded coconut

Method

Almond joy fudge
  • 1
    Line a 20cm square tin with baking paper (two strips laid crossways inside the pan is a quick way to do it).
  • 2
    Place a large bowl over a saucepan of gently simmering water, making sure that it doesn’t touch the water. Break the chocolate into the bowl and when it begins to melt, remove from the heat and stir until completely melted.
  • 3
    While the chocolate is melting, place the condensed milk and butter in a small saucepan and heat gently, stirring until the butter is melted.
  • 4
    Remove from the heat and add to the chocolate, along with the almonds. Add 1 cup of the coconut and fold together.
  • 5
    Pour mixture into the prepared tin, smooth the top and scatter on the remaining coconut. Chill until firmly set.
  • 6
    When set, remove from the pan and cut into squares.

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