Nutella Fudge

I’ve talked about Nutella before, it’s the ooey, gooey stuff near the Peanut butter in the grocery store and it is made from hazelnuts.  Traditionally it is Italian, but it is fast becoming a mainstay in lots of American homes.  You can put in on cookies, sandwiches or desserts-which I’m rather fond of…

Nutella Fudge
INGREDIENTS:
1 tablespoon butter, for greasing pan
1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
8 ounces bittersweet or semisweet chocolate chips
1 cup Nutella, at room temperature
3 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature, cut into 1/2 inch pieces
1/2 teaspoon sea salt (optional)
DIRECTIONS:
Grease the bottom and sides of an 8-inch square baking pan with butter.  Line the pan with parchment paper, leaving a 2-inch overlap on the sides.  In the top of a double boiler, stir together sweetened condensed milk, vanilla, chocolate chips, Nutella and 3 tablespoon butter.  Place over the bottom of the double boiler with simmering water, making sure the bowl doesn’t touch the water.  Stir until the chocolate chips are melted and the mixture is smooth, 5 to 7 minutes.  Pour the mixture into the pan, spread the top evenly and sprinkle with the sea salt.  Refrigerate until the fudge is firm.
Run a knife under hot water, dry it off, and run it around the edges of the pan to loosen the fudge.  using the overhanging parchment paper, lift the fudge out.  Peel off the parchment paper.  Cut the fudge into squares.  Store in the refrigerator in an airtight container or wrapped well in plastic wrap and foil.
**Recipe from http://www.letsdishrecipes.blogspot.com/
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13 Responses to “Nutella Fudge”

  1. 1
    Learn, Laugh, Cook — January 28, 2011 @ 1:14 pm

    Mmmm, I'm addicted to that nutella stuff. It's so darn good! Thanks for giving me another fattening, I mean delicious, recipe that I can try with that sinful stuff! ;-P Have a great weekend Anne!
    -Mandy

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    Red Couch Recipes — January 28, 2011 @ 3:11 pm

    Annie — Nutella is such a fun thing to add to fudge –yum! Joni

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    Chef Bee — January 28, 2011 @ 5:53 pm

    Sounds and looks awesome, like always.

    Plan B

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    Candi — January 28, 2011 @ 6:37 pm

    YUM! I love that stuff!

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    Miriam and Bogdan — January 28, 2011 @ 10:48 pm

    Please don't take this the wrong way, we love your cooking and these look yummy, but we're all for natural / from scratch cooking and thought to suggest you this awesome recipe for replacing the store-bought nutella:

    http://smittenkitchen.com/2011/01/chocolate-peanut-spread-peanutella/

    Who knows, maybe you'll get a new addiction once you've tried it :)

    Anyway, keep up the yummy work!

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    Louise — January 29, 2011 @ 8:26 am

    DROOL! i must make these, thanks for the great recipe:) drop by sometime!

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    Clements Family — January 29, 2011 @ 11:55 am

    Brooks would love this! He LOVES nutella. I never would have thought about making it into fudge!

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    Livin' in the Sonshine — January 29, 2011 @ 6:00 pm

    Love Nutella! I like the new look of your blog~:)

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    mr. pineapple man — January 30, 2011 @ 3:39 pm

    mmm I love nutella! great recipes you have here!

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    Catherine — January 30, 2011 @ 6:54 pm

    Wow these look lovely! My family and I are big fans of nutella.
    Will be sure to try these out!
    Cheers~

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    Anonymous — January 31, 2011 @ 1:47 am

    Yum. Nutella is a mainstay in this house. I absolutely love it! make it into fudge and I think you've just hit my sweet spot.

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    Julie M. — January 31, 2011 @ 1:48 am

    I'm anonymous by the way. I hit publish before I entered my info. Call me blonde and give me a piece of that fudge. :)

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    Georgia (The Comfort of Cooking) — January 31, 2011 @ 6:20 pm

    Oh my gosh, Annie, this fudge is heavenly! I think I'll try this next time I have an occasion to, and I'll use my homemade vanilla extract. Thanks so much for sharing this! You have a beautiful blog, and I'm so glad to have found you.

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