Halloween Fudge | Chocolate orange fudge recipe


chocolate orange halloween fudge recipe

Welcome to the monster cafe. For our treat of the day for all you monsters and ghouls out there, a chocolate orange Halloween fudge contaminated with jelly worms and eyeballs.

This Halloween, forget handing out candy and try our version of this easy Halloween fudge recipe instead. Let the kids in your neighbourhood be treated to a piece of scrumptiously sweet chocolate orange fudge decorated with edible spooky sprinkles!

This easy fudge recipe is decadent yet has a slightly wicked twist. If you enjoy indulging in all the classic fudge flavors, then the combination of chewy and crunchy semisweet chocolate chips and sprinkles is sure to take this treat to a new devilish level.

Perfect for Halloween parties, this fudge is both sinful and fun! Read on to learn how to make your own.

What is Halloween, and why is it celebrated?

Halloween is associated with magic and mystery, witches and ghouls and is commercially celebrated amongst many western countries on the 31st of October every calendar year. But did you know that Halloween actually originated from an ancient Celtic festival of Samhain?

Originally referred to as All Hallows Eve, people would light bonfires and wear costumes to ward off ghosts and spirits.

Today, however, we celebrate Halloween much more fun by carving pumpkins, putting on our scariest costumes and participating in trick-or-treating!

Halloween chocolate orange fudge recipe

This recipe uses super essential ingredients for fudge, which we’re sure you’re familiar with by now.

Take your ingenious fudge decorating skills to the next level (beyond the grave) with this double chocolate fudge recipe, and it is sure to be the star of the show at any Halloween party.

We recommend using white chocolate as this will enable you to color the fudge with the food coloring of your choice. We like to choose spooky colors such as green, purple, red and orange food coloring, but remember to color with caution!

Using colors, Halloween sprinkles, and candy to decorate makes this a super easy fudge recipe. So why not get your kids involved too?

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How to make chocolate orange halloween fudge

Halloween fudge recipe | Chocolate orange fudge recipe

  • Author: Caroline
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 64 pieces 1x

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Instructions

  • Start by preparing your decorations and flavorings. If using jelly sweets, be sure that these are cut up into bite-sized chunks so that the fudge can be easily sliced through once it has set. how to prepare sweets for halloween fudge
  • Next, measure and add the semi-sweet chocolate chips and chocolate oranges to the bowl with the can of condensed milk. chocolate oranges for halloween chocolate orange fudge
  • Place in the microwave, set to a high heat for 40 seconds, and stir to combine using your silicone spatula. You will want to repeat this step of heat stirring until the chocolate is fully melted.
  • You can start on the white chocolate layer when the chocolate has melted. In the medium bowl, do the same for the white chocolate chips (repeating step 3).
  • Now that both chocolate mixtures have entirely melted, you can add in the butter, corn syrup and powdered sugar. mix powdered sugar into chocolate fudge mixtures
  • For the semi-sweet chocolate mixture, you can add in the jelly sweets and mini marshmallows. Stir thoroughly until all combined, and pour and pat into the prepared pan. mix halloween sweets into fudge
  • Take your separate mixing bowls and begin to portion the white chocolate fudge mixture evenly and stir in your food color. If you’re using one color, you can use the original mixing bowl. use halloween food gel colors to color fudge
  • Layer the assorted fudge colours onto the chocolate orange layer, and start to decorate with the Halloween sprinkles (we like to use black sprinkles for added creepy effect). You can even use white melted chocolate to pipe on cobwebs for added spooky vibes. marble in halloween colored fudge
  • After decorating to your heart’s content, let the fudge cool completely at room temperature before placing your square pan into the fridge to firm up for 2-3 hours. start decorating halloween chocolate orange fudge decorate chocolate orange fudge with halloween candy
  • When the fudge has set, you can put it onto a chopping board and cut it into 64 pieces using a sharp knife. Be careful, as you will be cutting into hardened jelly sweets and chocolates. cut and serve halloween chocolate orange fudge
  • Store in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.

Top Tip: How to make Halloween eyeballs using chocolate truffles

Did you know that you can make eyeballs with truffles?! Take chocolate truffles and place them on the clean kitchen countertop or a plate. Use a small bead of white chocolate fudge and place it onto the chocolate truffle.

Start to form a flat circle using your spoon. Then, make the pupil by placing a smaller bead of semi-sweet chocolate fudge into the centre and flatten it out. This should form an eye-looking decoration. You can even use an M&M’s or Reeses piece to make colored eyes.

In Summary

We hope we’ve lifted your “spirits” with this spectacular fudge recipe.

If you’re a fan of chocolate orange, you can keep this chocolate orange fudge plain and straightforward without adding sweets for embellishment. We’ve spoiled you with a flavorful fudge with an abundance of texture, so save this recipe for your next Halloween treat.

See you in the next recipe, Mawhhahhhhahahahahah!

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Caroline

Hi, I'm Caroline one of the writers and content creators here at Call Me Fudge! From a younger age I've always pottered about in the kitchen and even selling my fudge in the high school grounds. Cooking and baking to me is like second nature and I want to share this passion with you.

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