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3 Minute Fudge

    There are times you just crave chocolate. Chocolate Fudge. You want it now. Not in a few hours. And it’s summer. It’s hot. I really don’t want to spend any more time in the kitchen than I have to.
    Now that doesn’t mean you can’t make this fudge any time of the year. It would make a great gift for family and friends during the holidays. Or the last minute (literally) addition to a party spread or potluck.


    This is all you need. Sweetened Condensed Milk (not evaporated milk) Chocolate chips and some vanilla extract. You could also change out the vanilla for another extract to create unique flavor combinations. Think mint, almond or orange.

    Use a large microwave safe bowl. I love using my Large Batter Bowl because of the handle. And I have to mention my pretty Gir Spatula. I have it in several colors. And sizes. I use them for everything.

    Anyway, place your chocolate chips and sweetened condensed milk in your bowl. Heat for 1 minute on high in the microwave. Then stir.

    And stir. If needed, heat for an additional time, at 30-second intervals. Until smooth and chips are completely melted. Stir in extract then pours into a prepared pan.
    I like to line my pans with parchment paper so I can lift out the fudge and cut on a cutting board instead of in the pan.

    Oh, and I don’t spread out my fudge to the corners of the pan. I like the fudge shop look. (and all those little corner slices become my taste testing bites!)

    3 Minute Fudge with just 3 ingredients.

    Easy-to-make-and-tastes-amazing fudge, but that’s a pretty long title so we just call it 3-Minute Fudge. It’s only 3 minutes to cook and 3 ingredients


    1 can Sweetened Condensed milk (14 ounces)
    2 cups (1 12 ounce bag) semi-sweet chocolate chips
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract

    Butter a square pan and line with parchment paper for easy removal of set fudge. Set aside.
    In a microwave safe 2 quart bowl, heat chocolate chips and sweetened condensed milk, on high for 1 minute. Remove from microwave. Let sit for 1 minute, then stir to combine. If needed, heat an additional 30 seconds. Stir until chips are completely melted and chocolate is smooth.
    Stir in vanilla extract. Pour fudge into prepared pan. Let fudge cool completely before cutting into 1 inch squares. (you can place in the refrigerator for 1 hour to speed up the process.)
    Store in an airtight container. Fudge does not need to be kept refrigerated.