Small Batch Fudge

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This easy Small Batch Fudge comes together in a standard loaf pan with just 3 simple ingredients. It’s rich, creamy and so decadent!

Small Batch Fudge slices

This Small Batch Fudge is the perfect recipe to make when a chocolate craving hits or if you need a simple dessert for just a few people. It’s so easy to make because it comes together in one pot with just 3 simple ingredients! It’s rich, creamy and super versatile! You can add nuts, marshmallows, dried fruit or just keep it plain. The choice is yours!

Looking for more small batch chocolate recipes? Try my Small Batch Brownies, Small Batch Chocolate Cupcakes or Small Batch Chocolate Chip Cookies!

Ingredient Breakdown

Chocolate chips – you can use milk, semi-sweet or dark chocolate chips.

Sweetened Condensed Milk – adds sweetness and makes the fudge creamy.

Butter – adds richness.

Small Batch Fudge with a bite in it

How To Make Small Batch Fudge

1. Place the chocolate chips, sweetened condensed milk and butter in a small pot over medium heat.

2. Stir until the chocolate is melted and the mixture is smooth.

3. Pour fudge into a parchment lined loaf pan then top with flaky sea salt. Place in the fridge to set for at least 1 hour before cutting into slices. Store Small Batch Fudge in an airtight container in the fridge up to one week.

Small Batch Fudge cut into slices

Pro Tips For Small Batch Fudge

  • Weigh your ingredients using a kitchen scale! Measuring ingredients by volume is not accurate.
  • Make sure your parchment paper hangs over the sides of the pan for easy removal!
  • Continuously stir the fudge while over the heat so that the chocolate doesn’t burn.
  • Let the fudge cool completely before slicing!

Frequently Asked Questions


Can This Recipe Be Doubled?

Yes, this fudge recipe can be doubled. Use a 8×8 inch pan instead of a 9×5 inch loaf pan.

Can Fudge Be Frozen?

Yes, fudge can be frozen for up to 3 months in an airtight container or freezer bag. Thaw overnight in the fridge.

Do I Need a Candy Thermometer For This Recipe?

Nope! Unlike traditional fudge, this recipe does not require a candy thermometer. Simply melt the ingredients until smooth and well combined!

If you try this recipe then please leave a rating/comment below to let me know how you liked it and feel free to ask any recipe questions you may have! 🙂

Small Batch Fudge

Maria Azzarelli
This easy Small Batch Fudge comes together in a standard loaf pan with just 3 simple ingredients. It's rich, creamy and so decadent!
5 from 3 votes
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Refrigeration Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 1 loaf pan
Calories 2012 kcal

Equipment

  • 9×5 inch loaf pan

Ingredients
  

  • 255 g (1 1/2 cups) chocolate chips
  • 7 oz sweetened condensed milk
  • 14 g (1 tbsp) butter
  • flaky sea salt for topping (optional)

Instructions
 

  • Line a 9×5 loaf pan with parchment paper. Set aside.
  • Place the chocolate chips, sweetened condensed milk and butter in a small pot over medium heat.
  • Stir until the chocolate is melted and the mixture is smooth.
  • Pour fudge into the prepared loaf pan then top with flaky sea salt. Place in the fridge to set for at least 1 hour before cutting into slices.

Notes

  • Weigh your ingredients using a kitchen scale! Measuring ingredients by volume is not accurate.
 
 
  • Store Small Batch Fudge in an airtight container in the fridge up to one week.
 
 
  • Nutrition: the provided nutritional information is an estimate for the entire pan of fudge. Please read my Nutrition Disclaimer for more information.
Calories: 2012kcalCarbohydrates: 272gProtein: 16gFat: 101gSaturated Fat: 64gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 0.5gCholesterol: 98mgSodium: 342mgPotassium: 1468mgSugar: 254gVitamin A: 880IUVitamin C: 5mgCalcium: 749mgIron: 0.4mg
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