Orange Creamsicle Fudge
Orange Creamsicle Fudge is like your favorite ice cream treat from the truck – but it doesn’t melt! Just the right amount of sweet for an afternoon jolt of happiness.
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It may be January, and ya’ll may be on healthy diets…but Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and you better believe we all drop our diets for dessert. Am I right?
When we lived in Ohio there was this ice cream shop that served a delicious soft serve Orange Twist cone. It was Orange Sherbet swirled with Vanilla Ice Cream. Much like a Creamsicle, but served on a cone!
To get that same flavor, you can also put vanilla ice cream and pour Orange Crush soda over it to make and Orange Float. DELICIOUS.
Or, you can achieve that same delicious flavor by making Orange Creamsicle Fudge. Serve this fudge chilled for best flavor!
How to make Orange Creamsicle Fudge:
- Have all your ingredients on hand before starting. Line an 8inch square baking dish with parchment paper.
- Add your white chocolate chips and marshmallow cream to a mixing bowl before starting (no need to stir, just dump them in there).
- When you boil your sugar, cream and butter mixture bring it to a ROLLING BOIL. No need for a candy thermometer, just set a timer for 4 minutes. Stirring constantly, continue to boil.
- After 4 minutes, pour this hot mixture over your white chocolate chips and marshmallow. Using an electric mixer, blend until smooth (and white chocolate is melted). Mine takes about 1 minute. Immediately pour HALF OF THIS MIXTURE into prepared baking dish.
- To the remaining half, add your Orange extract and 1-2 drops of Orange gel food coloring. Mix until smooth and pour this quickly over the white fudge in the dish.
- REFRIGERATE for 3-4 hours until firm. Slice and enjoy. This can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature, however, I LOVE the Orange Creamsicle flavor chilled!
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Orange Creamsicle Fudge recipe and video tutorial:
- 2 cups granulated sugar
- ¾ cup heavy cream
- ¾ cup unsalted butter
- Pinch of kosher salt
- 1 jar (7oz) marshmallow cream
- 1 package (11oz) white chocolate chips
- 2 tsp Orange extract
- 1-2 drops orange gel food coloring
- Line an 8inch baking dish with parchment paper. Set aside.
- Prepare your mixing bowl by adding the marshmallow cream and white chocolate morsels. Set aside.
- In a large saucepan over medium high heat, combine sugar, cream, butter and salt. Bring to a boil. Stirring constantly, boil for a full 4 minutes (ROLLING BOIL). Remove from heat.
- Immediately pour hot mixture over marshmallow and white chocolate chips in mixing bowl. Using your electric mixer, blend until smooth (and white chocolate is melted, about 1 minute). Pour HALF of this mixture into prepared baking dish.
- To the remaining half, add orange extract and food coloring. Blend until smooth and pour over white layer of fudge.
- Refrigerate for 3-4 hours until firm. Cut into small pieces and enjoy.
See the recipe Orange Creamsicle Fudge on YouTube
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