Whis is fudge in fudge shops so expensive???

Is this only me or do you think its expensive???

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i think cos proper stuff handmade and uses copious amounts of cream which is expensive

Never taken any notice of the price..........just buy it if i want it. How much is it then?

Original Poster

Some places it can be like £1.25-£1.50 per 100 g

mmmmmmmmmm share then

That's not too bad..............wait till you have kids and you make the mistake of giving them a scoop and a bag at the pick and mix. Kiss goodbye to £5-£10 :lol:

Supermod

Because its a specialist product being sold in a specialist shop as opposed to from a commercial kitchen.

easy to make yourself.......

plus you know whats going in it

Syzable;2780887

That's not too bad..............wait till you have kids and you make the … That's not too bad..............wait till you have kids and you make the mistake of giving them a scoop and a bag at the pick and mix. Kiss goodbye to £5-£10 :lol:



Make them pick sherbert flyin' saucers if you go to the pink 'n' mix.....

Aint Black Gerbil working in a fudge warehouse, packing fudge?

CHARLIETHIRTYTWO;2780915

Make them pick sherbert flyin' saucers if you go to the pink 'n' mix.....



I never mix up the pink with anything else. :w00t: ;-)

Original Poster

skusey;2780923

Aint Black Gerbil working in a fudge warehouse, packing fudge?


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[COLOR=Red]hahahah u are a legend....have some rep[/COLOR][/SIZE]

Original Poster

choc1969;2780907

easy to make yourself.......plus you know whats going in it



might give it ago

skusey;2780923

Aint Black Gerbil working in a fudge warehouse, packing fudge?

lmao:thumbsup:

skusey;2780923

Aint Black Gerbil working in a fudge warehouse, packing fudge?



:w00t::giggle:

Supermod

holly100;2781064

simple fudge recipe :thumbsup: - … simple fudge recipe :thumbsup: - http://www.greenchronicle.com/recipes/simple_fudge.htm



Just tried this now and it went incredibly wrong!!

lol fudge mania

whats fudge made of anyway

Supermod

monkeybrains;2781428

whats fudge made of anyway



Sugar, sugar, sugar, milk and butter. You can add other ingredients like cream etc. Although mine is setting, it looks dreadful!!

magicjay1986;2781459

Sugar, sugar, sugar, milk and butter. You can add other ingredients like … Sugar, sugar, sugar, milk and butter. You can add other ingredients like cream etc. Although mine is setting, it looks dreadful!!



Where are the pics then!??:w00t:

magicjay1986;2781415

Just tried this now and it went incredibly wrong!!



Lol, 90% of the comments below the recipe went wrong

Supermod

Titchimp;2781507

Lol, 90% of the comments below the recipe went wrong



Hahaha...soon to be 95%...liars!

Supermod

birdyboyuk;2781478

Where are the pics then!??:w00t:



I am too embarassed. Next time I will just buy some!!

I use this as a basis (thanks to James Martin)....even my nephews/neices can do it

Ingredients

oil, for greasing
300ml ]Milk
350g caster sugar
100g unsalted ]Butter
1 tsp vanilla extract

Method


1. Grease an 18cm square cake tin.

2. Put the milk, sugar and butter in a heavy-based saucepan. Heat slowly, stirring all the time, until the sugar has dissolved and the butter melted.

3. Bring to the boil and boil for 15-20 minutes, stirring all the time.

4. When the mixture reaches the soft-ball stage (115°C on a sugar thermometer), remove from the heat and stir in the vanilla extract. Leave to cool for 5 minutes.

5. Beat the mixture with a spoon for a few minutes until it starts to thicken and the gloss disappears.

6. Pour into the prepared tin and leave to set at room temperature (do not put it in the fridge).

7. Once set, cut the fudge into small squares and store in a sealed container.

CHARLIETHIRTYTWO;2780915

Make them pick sherbert flyin' saucers if you go to the pink 'n' mix.....



you've been watching to much Peter Kay / Paddy McGuiness aint ya lol :thumbsup:

The clotted cream gives a really rich and delicious fudge. Ingredients
275 Gram Caster sugar (10 oz)
100 Gram Golden syrup (3 1/2 oz)
225 Gram Clotted cream (8 oz)
1/2 Teaspoon Vanilla essence
Method
Makes 36 pieces

Place all the ingredients in a large saucepan and heat gently, stirring until sugar dissolves. Bring to the boil, cover and boil for 3 minutes. Uncover and continue to boil until the temperature reaches 116 °C / 240 °F.

Remove from the heat and beat until the mixture becomes thick and creamy. Pour into a greased 20 cm (8 inch) square tin. Leave for 30 minutes. Mark into squares with a knife and leave until set. Cut into pieces and store in an airtight container.
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