Maple Pecan Fudge

Maple Pecan Fudge
Cook Time
15 min
16 servings

Rich maple fudge is perfect to indulge in all year round.



cup pecan, chopped
cup sugar, brown
cup cream, whipping
cup syrup, maple, pure
Tbsp butter, cut into small pieces
tsp soda, baking
tsp vanilla


Step 1

Spread pecans on baking sheet; bake in 350°F (180ºC) oven for 8 minutes or until fragrant.

Step 2

Set aside.

Step 3

Grease 8-inch (2 L) square glass baking dish; line with foil; leaving
1-inch (2.5 cm) overhang.

Step 4

Grease foil and set aside.

Step 5

Grease side of heavy saucepan.

Step 6

Add sugar, cream, maple syrup, butter and pinch of baking soda.

Step 7

Cook over medium heat stirring constantly with wooden spoon until dissolved and boiling.

Step 8

If mixture does not foam up high when it boils, stir in remaining baking soda.

Step 9

Boil without stirring for 8 minutes or until candy thermometer registers soft-ball stage of 238ºF (114ºC) or 1/2 teaspoon (2 mL) syrup dropped into very cold water forms soft ball that flattens when removed from water.

Step 10

Immediately pour into clean wide-bottomed bowl, without scrapping pan clean.

Step 11

Let cool on rack to 100º F (38º C)
1 to 2 hours.

Step 12

With wooden spoon beat in vanilla.

Step 13

Beat for about 7 minutes or until very thick and most of the gloss disappears.

Step 14

(Or use heavy-duty mixer with paddle attachment and beat fudge at medium-low speed for about 15 minutes.)

Step 15

Quickly stir in pecans.

Step 16

Immediately scrape into prepared pan; smooth top.

Step 17

Let cool on rack.

Step 18

Using foil overhang as handles, remove from pan; cut into squares.

Step 19

Yield: 1 pound

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