fudge - Fudge Fudge Facts Fudge is a type of confectionery...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–5. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Fudge
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Fudge Facts Fudge is a type of confectionery which is usually very sweet, extremely rich and sometimes flavored with cocoa or peanut butter. It is made by mixing sugar, butter, and milk and heating it to the soft-ball stage at 240 °F (116 °C), and then beating the mixture while it cools so that it acquires a smooth, creamy consistency.
Background image of page 2
Fudge Facts The American culinary folklore has it that fudge was invented in the United States more than 100 years ago. The exact origin is disputed, but most stories claim that the first batch of fudge resulted from a bungled ("fudged") batch of caramels made on February 14, 1886, hence the name "fudge." [
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
One of the first documentations of fudge is found in a letter written by Emelyn Battersby Hartridge, a student at Vassar Collage. She wrote that her schoolmate's cousin made fudge in Baltimore, Maryland in 1886 and sold it for 40 cents a pound. Miss Hartridge got hold of the fudge recipe, and in 1888, made 30 lb (14 kg) of this delicious fudge for the
Background image of page 4
Image of page 5
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 04/08/2011 for the course FDST 4060 taught by Professor Shewfelt during the Spring '11 term at University of Georgia Athens.

Page1 / 14

fudge - Fudge Fudge Facts Fudge is a type of confectionery...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 5. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online