Here is a fabulous thing for you. It is a chewy chocolate caramel which needs only three ingredients.

Three Singularly fattening, Sinful, Extremely Tasty ingredients.

100 gms of Chocolate, preferably dark.

1 tin Condensed Milk (you do realize I am on a spree here, hmm?)

25 gms Butter

When you have dragged yourself away from the beauty of these three ingredients, keep a Silpat on a tray handy or some parchment or wax paper to spread the chocolate on. I would suggest greasing the paper and putting it on  a handy dandy tray.
Heat a heavy bottomed pan. Put all three items inside.

Now, watch and stir carefully and see the pictures.

Stage One

Stage Two

Stage Three. At this stage, stir vigorously.

Stage Four – Stir.

Stage Five. You see the golden brown and yellow gold sparkles. That is a good sign.

Stage Seven -Do you see the sticky toffee like consistency? This is very sticky stuff. I don’t have no thermometers so pictures are my only tool.

Stage Six – Instant Karma. See this? This is the stuff removed from the fire and poured on a piece of well greased parchment. And then you will have to let this cool for at least 2 hours. Uncovered. Because if you cover this, the steam won’t be able to escape and it would make the caramel not-so-smooth. Instead there would be sugar crystals.

Not that I mind, you see. But we are making caramel. Not crystals. However, the end result should be cut, and not eaten before anyone can hack into it with a knife.

Like it happened in this case.


Written by Poorna Banerjee

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  1. Panu 2012-04-17 at 11:26 am Reply

    use plain brown paper soaked in oil in case you dont get wax paper.

  2. Panu 2012-04-17 at 11:26 am Reply

    The wax paper business is simple – you use it to make sure food does not get stuck to the pan. You get it in New Market. I buy it there. Other places, I have no clue. Cupcake liners work too but they are not that great for fudge.

  3. Samita Chatterjee 2012-04-15 at 6:31 am Reply

    Nicely done, I just got to this blog. Looks perfect for my current need to experiment with food. But, pray tell what this wax paper business is?

  4. Panu 2012-03-27 at 10:41 pm Reply

    Isn't it? and Dead Simple too.

  5. Asmita 2012-03-27 at 5:36 pm Reply

    Hi Poorna,
    This looks so inviting!

  6. Panu 2012-03-26 at 9:07 am Reply

    You should make it to believe its tempting bit.

  7. Kolpita 2012-03-25 at 1:45 pm Reply

    Nice and very tempting

  8. Panu 2012-03-25 at 8:22 am Reply

    Kore dekho… its a dream on a plate.

  9. Keka 2012-03-25 at 5:59 am Reply

    oh man! i made my own fudge a few days back – wasn't much to look at but tasted like a dream! gotta try this one!

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