Christmas Candy Cane Fudge

Christmas Candy Cane Fudge

Christmas is here and with it all the peppermint treats and goodies I can think of! I have nearly a whole board dedicated to it on Pinterest. To kick that off I’ve made some super easy peppermint fudge.

Christmas Candy Cane Fudge

There is a layer of dark chocolate on the bottom and peppermint laced white chocolate on the top. I used some red gel color to make a red marble effect on the top.
These would make a nice gift wrapped in some cellophane and tied with a ribbon.

Christmas Candy Cane Fudge

Best served with a steaming mug of cocoa! Just like mom used to make!

Christmas Candy Cane Fudge


12 ounces/340g dark or plain chocolate

1 can condensed milk (14 ounces/397g)

2 tsp vanilla

6 ounces/170g white chocolate

2 tsp peppermint extract

red gel food coloring


  1. Line an 8x8 inch pan with parchment paper.
  2. In a heavy saucepan melt the plain chocolate and 1 cup of the condensed milk. Remove from the heat and stir in the vanilla.
  3. Pour into the bottom of the prepared pan. Place in the fridge for about 10 minutes to firm up.
  4. Melt the white chocolate in another saucepan and stir in the remaining condensed milk. Pour on top of the dark chocolate.
  5. Stick a knife or toothpick into some red gel food coloring and swirl it on top of the white chocolate
  6. Refrigerate for several hours or overnight. Remove from tray and cut into squares.

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Christmas Candy Cane Fudge

Christmas Candy Cane Fudge


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  1. This looks amazing and easy too… I have a lover of fudge in the family so will definitely be making this as a gift. I love your blog, you’re a very talented lady

    Sarah x

  2. QUe maravilla, me apunto la receta para hacerla en cuanto pueda. Besitos

  3. The recipe sounds amazing! Will definitely be making this fudge to go in my the sweet treat jars I am making for Christmas presents! Could you clarify roughly what measurement a ‘cup’ of condensed milk is (as used in step 2)?

    Love the blog, some amazing and interesting recipes!

    Eloise :)

    • Hi Eloise, it’s a an American measuring cup filled with the condensed milk. From what I remember it’s nearly all the milk. Set aside a few tablespoons for the white chocolate.

  4. This sounds great, I haven’t made fudge for YEARS. I love candy canes, they’re so pretty.


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