Chocolate Walnut Fudge
Directions for chocolate fudge.
Melt chocolate over very low heat. Add milk and salt; stir well.
Stir in sugar and bring to a full boil over medium heat. Continue to cook, stirring only once or twice, until mixture forms a soft ball * (about 236° )
in about 1/2 cup cold water; remove from heat.
Add butter and vanilla and stir to blend well. Stir in walnuts. Beat well with a large wooden spoon until mixture begins to thicken, then pour quickly into a buttered pie plate. Refrigerate; cut into squares when fudge is firm.
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*To Test for Soft Ball Stage
A small amount of candy syrup dropped into chilled water forms a ball, but flattens a bit when picked up with fingers (234° to 240° ).
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