My Top 10 Of The Easiest Ever Fudge Recipes That Don’t Contain Condensed Milk


Fudge is such a delightful little treat, and it can be just as fun to make as it is to consume. And there are about as many different variations of fudge flavors as there are ice cream flavors.

My Top 10 Of The Easiest Ever Fudge Recipes That Don’t Contain Condensed Milk

But versions that require too much effort in their preparation can be quite off-putting. However, I’ve been scouring the internet, and I’ve put together a shortlist of 10 different, easy to make, fudge recipes.

One of the more popular ways to make fudge is with sweetened condensed milk. But not everyone likes condensed milk or can find it in their local grocery store. Worse yet, you could even be allergic to it.

But, there’s no need to worry about that, because all the easy fudge recipes that made my shortlist can all be made without condensed milk.

Moreover, most of these recipes don’t require any special utensils such as candy thermometers.

And without further ado, let’s get straight to it!

1. Easy Chocolate Fudge Recipe Without Condensed Milk

Easy Chocolate Fudge Recipe Without Condensed Milk From Foods Guy
Source: Foods Guy

This recipe is so chocolatey, it’s like biting into a brownie!

It’s super simple to make, and there are only 4 ingredients to be concerned about. These include (see Amazon ingredient prices via links) butter, or a butter substitute, some chocolate chips (milk or dark chocolate is fine), some powdered sugar, and regular whole milk.

All you have to do is melt the butter and chocolate chips (perhaps in a microwave) before mixing in the sugar and whole milk. Then you pour it into a pan that’s lined with foil and leave it in the refrigerator to set.

It takes at least 3 hours to set, but I promise you it’s totally worth it. The recipe yields 18 servings, and each serving is only 106 calories.

For the full recipe, please click on this link. There you will also find a complete nutritional breakdown, and some ideas for variations.

2. Easy Chocolate Fudge Recipe Without Condensed Milk

Now, this easy to make recipe has a lot in common with the recipe I showed you earlier, with a lot of very similar ingredients, but with one very important difference. This recipe also contains vanilla extract.

All you have to do differently is add the vanilla extract in when you melt the butter and chocolate chips. The rest of the procedure, and ingredients, are exactly the same.

For the full recipe, please click on this link. There you will also find a complete nutritional breakdown, and some ideas for variations.

3. Two Ingredient Chocolate Fudge Without Condensed Milk

As a general rule, the fewer ingredients used in a recipe, the cheaper it is to make. And this recipe uses just two. These ingredients include ready-made frosting and chocolate chips (see Amazon ingredient prices via links).

It’s a very simple recipe to follow. All you have to do is melt the frosting in a microwave, then microwave the chocolate chips before mixing the two together.

If the mixture is not fully melted at this point, return it to the microwave until it is.

Then you simply pour the mixture into a lined tin and place it in the refrigerator to set.

The great thing about this recipe is that you can add any flavor of frosting that you like.

Vanilla frosting would be more traditional, cream cheese frosting would give a richer taste, or to really boost the chocolate flavor you could use chocolate frosting. Or you could go for something completely different, the possibilities are endless.

For the full recipe, please click on this link. There you will also find a complete nutritional breakdown, and some ideas for variations.

4. Easy White Chocolate Fudge Recipe Without Condensed Milk

So far, I’ve shown you recipes for regular chocolate fudge, but you may also be pleased to hear that you can make a delicious white chocolate version.

It’s made in the same sort of manner as the first two recipes that made my shortlist. But instead of using milk or dark chocolate, you simply use white chocolate instead.

You simply melt the butter and white chocolate in the microwave before mixing in some sugar and any milk of your choice, and then pouring it into a lined tin and leaving it to sit for a few hours in the refrigerator. The results are amazing.

For the full recipe, please click here.

5. Easy Chocolate Fudge Recipe Without Condensed Milk

Easy Chocolate Fudge Recipe Without Condensed Milk From The Kitchen
Source: kitchn

Ok, so this chocolate fudge recipe doesn’t involve a microwave, but I can assure you that it’s just as easy to make as all the other recipes that made my shortlist.

The other key difference with this recipe is that it uses cocoa powder instead of chocolate chips to get that nice, rich chocolate taste.

All you have to do (see Amazon ingredient prices via links) is whisk some sugar, cocoa powder, and salt in a pan, and bring it to the boil. Then, when the fudge reaches 235 degrees Fahrenheit, add the vanilla extract and butter, then beat until cool.

Then you simply pour it into a lined tin and leave it to sit for a few hours in the refrigerator.

For the full recipe, please click on this link.

6. Non-Dairy Two-Ingredient Chocolate Fudge Recipe

This is the perfect chocolate fudge recipe for those of you who are lactose intolerant, or simply do not want any dairy products in their fudge.

Now, I’m going to level with you. This recipe does call for condensed milk, BUT it’s coconut condensed milk and not regular condensed milk.

It’s super simple to make (see Amazon ingredient prices via links), all you have to do is place the coconut condensed milk in a bowl in the microwave together with some chopped up bits of vegan chocolate (white, milk, or dark is fine).

Then give the mixture a good whisk, before pouring it all into a lined tin and placing it in the refrigerator to sit for a few hours.

I just love how the coconut flavor gives an entirely different spin on the overall taste. Divine.

For the full recipe, please click on this link. There you will also find a complete nutritional breakdown, and some ideas for variations.

7. Low Carb Easy Chocolate Fudge Recipe Without Condensed Milk

For those of you who don’t already know, condensed milk is packed with sugar, so you can’t use it as an ingredient on a low-carb diet.

But, it turns out that you can make an amazing batch of chocolate flavored fudge, and it’s low in carbs. The catch is that some of the ingredients can be tricky to find in your local grocery store. However, you should easily be able to source them online.

The ingredients (see Amazon ingredient prices via links) include the likes of sugar-free chocolate chips, erythritol, heavy cream, vanilla extract, cashew nuts, butter, and peanut butter.

For the full recipe, please click on this link.

8. Easy Chocolate Fudge Recipe Without Condensed Milk

Now, this recipe is different from regular easy fudge recipes, because instead of using condensed milk, it uses evaporated milk in its place (see Amazon ingredient prices via links) .

But I can guess what you’re thinking. What about the sweetness that comes from the condensed milk? Well, this recipe offers the perfect solution – you get to add in an entire jar of marshmallow crème.

And it’s super simple to make. All you have to do is stir the various ingredients together in a saucepan on your stove, boil the mixture, stir again, throw in some chocolate chips at the last minute.

Then you simply stir until smooth before pouring the mixture into a lined pan, and leaving it to sit in the refrigerator for a few hours. And voilà.

For the full recipe, please click on this link.

9. Salted Caramel Fudge

You’re not going to believe just how healthy and delicious this fudge is! It’s vegan, paleo, keto, and even dairy-free to boot.

Moreover, it only requires 3 ingredients (see Amazon ingredient prices via links), and the prep time is a mere 5 minutes, tops. The ingredients are cashew butter, coconut oil, and keto maple syrup.

And the procedure is super simple. All you have to do is heat up the three ingredients together, either in a microwave or on the stove top.

Then remove from the heat and whisk. Then, once it has a smooth, glossy texture, you pour it into a tin, and leave it to sit in the refrigerator to set for a while.

And you don’t have to wait as long for the mixture to set as you do with other recipes – it can often become firm enough after as little as half an hour.

For the full recipe, please click here. There you will also find a complete nutritional breakdown

10. Bailey’s Boozy Fudge

And to finish off the shortlist, we’re going to go out with a bang!

This fudge recipe is super simple to make, in pretty much the usual way, except it uses Baileys in place of the condensed milk.

For the full recipe, please click on this link.

In Summary

We’ve probably held back from making fudge over the years over the use of condensed milk. Not anymore! After, reading these fudge recipes that do not contain condensed we hope you’ll venture into fudge making. There are so many different flavour combinations recipes to try especially in this handy guide. If this intrigued you, read this What Is Fudge Made Of .

Katie Jones

Hi, my name is Katie Jones, and I own a fudge making business. I have been running the business for the last 3 years, and over this time, I have become quite the expert at perfecting my fudge making skills. Through this site, I will teach you everything there is to know about fudge, and how you can cook it perfectly.

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