With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, give this cherry chocolate fudge recipe a try! It’s decadent, sweet, and perfectly festive for all of your Valentine’s and Galentine’s day gatherings.
Cherry Chocolate Fudge Recipe
3 cups sugar
3/4 cup butter
3/4 cup heavy whipping cream
7 oz. marshmallow cream
1 package white chocolate chips
6 oz. chocolate chips
12 oz. maraschino cherries (chopped)
natural food coloring (if desired)
Line a 13-in. x 9-in. pan with foil and grease the foil with 1-1/2 teaspoons butter; set aside.
In a heavy saucepan, combine sugar, cream and remaining the butter. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Cook and stir for 4 minutes.
Remove from heat and stir in the white chips and marshmallow cream. Add the chopped cherries and red coloring (if desired) right before pouring into the prepared pan.
For chocolate topping: Melt chocolate chips in a double-boiler and spread over the the fudge. Swirl as desired with knife or toothpick. Refrigerate for 1 hour or until firm. Using foil, lift fudge out of pan. Discard foil; cut into 1-in. squares. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
Yields: about 3 pounds.