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Opera Fudge


This white fudge is a classic Christmas candy; make sure you use a candy thermometer for this recipe.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes


  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 1 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon white corn syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup of nuts (optional)


Combine sugar, whipping cream, corn syrup and salt in a large pan. Cook on low heat until it reaches the soft ball stage (use a candy thermometer), then remove from heat and add vanilla and nuts. Do not stir but let this cool to room temp-about 110 degrees -then beat it until the fudge starts to thicken and pour into a buttered pan and cool in fridge.

I would definitely recommend using a cooking thermometer; at first. my grandmother and dad never used one and I have learned from them but to make sure you reach the right temp, I would recommend investing in a candy thermometer if you are going to make candy.I hope you enjoy. - MarshaSue

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