Maple-Walnut Fudge

Prep time: 15min
Total time: 45min
Makes 36 pieces
2 cups
sugar
500 mL
1/2 cup
Pure Maple Syrup
125 mL
3/4 cup
milk
175 mL
pinch salt
2 tbsp
unsalted butter
30 mL
1 tsp
pure vanilla extract
5 mL
1 pkg
Chopped Walnuts, toasted and cooled
100 g
1 piece
calories
80
fat
2.5 g
saturated fat
0.5 g
carbs
15 g
protein
1 g
cholestrol
5 mg
sodium
10 mg
potassium
10 mg

Directions

  1. Mix sugar, maple syrup, milk and salt in a large saucepan. Cook over low heat (without stirring) until the sugar dissolves and the mixture comes to a boil.

  2. Cook mixture until it reaches 234°F to 240°F (112°C to 116°C) on a candy thermometer, or until a teaspoonful forms a soft, flexible ball when dropped into cold water. Remove pan from heat and add butter. Do not stir. Let fudge cool to 110°F (43°C), or until the bottom of the pan feels barely warm to the touch, 30 to 45 min.

  3. Stir in vanilla and beat fudge with a wooden spoon until it is slightly thickened. Add walnuts and continue beating until fudge begins to lose its glossy finish. Quickly spread fudge evenly into an oiled or parchment paper-lined 8 in. (2 L) square pan. Cool completely before cutting into squares. Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 1 week.