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writerterri
12-22-2006, 09:05 AM
How do I fix it?

I have 4oz of baking chocolate. Should I heat it up an put that in? Will that stiffen it up? It's more like frosting. I'm so mad. It was supposed to be given out as gifts tomorrow.

TsukiRyoko
12-22-2006, 09:10 AM
Call it fondue

clockwork
12-22-2006, 09:11 AM
Sugar will stiffen it up. And maybe heat it up to evaporate the water.

Rolling Thunder
12-22-2006, 09:13 AM
How do I fix it?

I have 4oz of baking chocolate. Should I heat it up an put that in? Will that stiffen it up? It's more like frosting. I'm so mad. It was supposed to be given out as gifts tomorrow.


Sorry to hear that, Terri. I don't think you can fix it though. Maybe you can fridge it?

Here's a link that could help:


http://allrecipes.com/HowTo/Perfect-Fudge/detail.aspx


(I was tempted to make a joke about the 'stiffening' part though. But I didn't.) :D

Little Red Barn
12-22-2006, 09:14 AM
terri, put it in the fridge...is it humid there now...Fudge is best made on a cold clear nite....preferably during the ahemm...winter Solstice

billythrilly7th
12-22-2006, 09:14 AM
Me too.

I've had the runs all day.

I don't know if it was the popcorn I ate yesterday or I caught a bug or something, but it's been back and forth to the bathroom all day.

I hate when my fudge doesn't set.

Merry Christmas everybody!!
:)

clockwork
12-22-2006, 09:15 AM
Corn syrup would probably be better than sugar, actually.

Or a blast of liquid oxygen.

writerterri
12-22-2006, 09:17 AM
It's been in the fridge for 3 days. I took it out to cut the kids a piece and it was frosting.

Tsuki- you're so funny.

I'll try sugar and heat it back up, I'll go to the link first.

It was easy fudge.

Thanks guys.

writerterri
12-22-2006, 09:18 AM
Me too.

I've had the runs all day.

I don't know if it was the popcorn I ate yesterday or I caught a bug or something, but it's been back and forth to the bathroom all day.

I hate when my fudge doesn't set.

Merry Christmas everybody!!
:)


Dork!

aliajohnson
12-22-2006, 09:18 AM
I haven't the slightest idea of what could help Terri, I'm sorry. I can barely make toast. Just wanted to give you this--:Hug2:

Can you buy some fudge from a cool bakery or candy shop somewhere?

Rolling Thunder
12-22-2006, 09:20 AM
Make some Jell-o shooters instead. They won't know the difference and even if they do, they won't care!

billythrilly7th
12-22-2006, 09:24 AM
Dork!

:ROFL:

I'm sorry, I thought you were speaking euphemistically.

My mistake.

I really need to start reading posts.

That's my new year's resolution.

writerterri
12-22-2006, 09:28 AM
For post 10, 11 and 12


You freaks!

I don't think I let the sugar boil enough.

I'm going to reheat it with more chocolate. It that doesn't do it, fooey on the fudge.

SpookyWriter
12-22-2006, 09:31 AM
Kind of reminds me about this cooking (http://www.absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?t=37740) experience.

aliajohnson
12-22-2006, 09:33 AM
I'm going to reheat it with more chocolate. It that doesn't do it, fooey on the fudge.


You tell it Terri! Don't let that fudge push you around!

writerterri
12-22-2006, 09:52 AM
You tell it Terri! Don't let that fudge push you around!


That's right. Then I'm going to sick it with a can of sweetend condenced milk.

Take that ya fudge!

Little Red Barn
12-22-2006, 09:53 AM
Terri, do the microwave fudge.

writerterri
12-22-2006, 10:06 AM
Terri, do the microwave fudge.



That's what it was. I read on another site that you need to boil the condenced milk and sugar and butter for 5 minutes. My recipee said bring it to a boil and remove it from heat.

I'm going to the store and getting a can of sweetened condenced milk and if that doesn't harden it, then it's a lost cause. I'll start over with another recipee and eat it myself.

BRB, If I don't see ya's when I get back, night all! *kisses*

Kentuk
12-22-2006, 10:18 AM
Pour it in a tin and ship it to me. I'll fix it. Fix it good. Call it charity.

Always cook my brownies so they come out so gooey the center flows like sauce.

Dust them in powdered sugar and let them cure, they well dry out naturally.

writerterri
12-22-2006, 10:48 AM
Pour it in a tin and ship it to me. I'll fix it. Fix it good. Call it charity.

Always cook my brownies so they come out so gooey the center flows like sauce.

Dust them in powdered sugar and let them cure, they well dry out naturally.


Lol- I'll do that, but now it looks like chocolate sauce you pour over ice cream.

I don't think the kid's teachers are getting fudge. But I could call it Terri's chocolate sauce. It'll warm up your ice cream!

janetbellinger
12-22-2006, 10:52 AM
Try a bit of cream of tartar. That's what they use in icing to harden it.

writerterri
12-22-2006, 10:55 AM
Try a bit of cream of tartar. That's what they use in icing to harden it.


And I have some, cause I made snicker doodles too.

I already poured it in a dish. It's screaming leave me alone!

Oh, well. Thanks.

janetbellinger
12-22-2006, 11:02 AM
spoon fudge. one of my kids preferred it that way.

writerterri
12-22-2006, 11:49 AM
spoon fudge. one of my kids preferred it that way.

Yes my kids got butter knives and dug in while I was deciding if I was going to through it out or not.

Carole
12-22-2006, 12:41 PM
Another thing that might work is reheating and stirring in chocolate chips till they're melted. It's a fudge travesty, but they'll harden when cooled and won't detract from the chocolate taste.

writerterri
12-22-2006, 12:47 PM
It's a lost cause by now. It's cold and still mushy. I'll put it in a jar for spoon fudge for the kids and make a new batch for company.

Foinah
12-22-2006, 01:10 PM
It was easy fudge.

Thanks guys.
Doesn't sound like it.....
Sorry about the debacle! The fudge just wanted to stay with you, is all. Add it into a brownie mix and triple the recipe...that might be delish! When people ask you what it is, call it a Solstice Sugary Soul Bomb (or Balm ;) ) and say it's an old family recipe.

Rolling Thunder
12-22-2006, 04:43 PM
Add cement. Give it to people you don't like. :D

robeiae
12-22-2006, 05:29 PM
You freaks!

I don't think I let the sugar boil enough.

I'm going to reheat it with more chocolate.Doesn't this belong in the Sex Talk thread?

And be careful, Terri. I heard reheating can sometimes lead to sudden rashes.

Shadow_Ferret
12-22-2006, 05:32 PM
Can't you just call it pudding and be done with it?

robeiae
12-22-2006, 05:37 PM
Can't you just call it pudding and be done with it?That's just wrong.

Wait, are we talking about the same thing?

Jongfan
12-22-2006, 06:15 PM
Fudge

Ingredients:

1 Bag Chocolate Morsels
1 16 oz package chopped Walnuts
2 Boxes of German Chocolate Squares
3 Tablespoons Butter
8 oz Marshmallow (fluff if available)
2 Teaspoons Vanilla
1 Can Evaporated Milk
4 Cups Sugar

If fluff is not available, you can melt marshmallows in a double boiler or placing a small pan inside a larger pan of water.

In a large bowl, pour morsels, walnuts, chocolate squares (broken into small pieces) and marshmallow.

In a 5 quart pan, melt butter. Add Sugar and Evaporated Milk.
Over medium heat, bring to a boil.
Keep stirring with a wooden spoon.
Boil for 6 minutes.
Pour over mixture in bowl.
Stir until all chocolate is melted and mix until smooth.

Pour into 10 x 13 pan and let set for 4 hours.


Here you go Terri...

robeiae
12-22-2006, 06:16 PM
Walnuts in fudge? Yuck.

But otherwise, I'm drooling.

Unique
12-22-2006, 06:18 PM
terri - microwave fudge is an abomination against the laws of Divine Chocolate. Failure to set is proof of your apostasy. Repent!

Shadow_Ferret
12-22-2006, 06:41 PM
Walnuts in fudge? Yuck.

But otherwise, I'm drooling.

You don't like walnuts?

Freak.

kikazaru
12-22-2006, 07:36 PM
Lol- I'll do that, but now it looks like chocolate sauce you pour over ice cream.

I don't think the kid's teachers are getting fudge. But I could call it Terri's chocolate sauce. It'll warm up your ice cream!

There you go - add some Kaluah and call it Terri's "I Don't Give A Damn Chocolate Fudge Sauce" - subtitled - Add some to Ice Cream and you won't give a damn either!

Guaranteed you will have them wanting more!:)

davids
12-22-2006, 07:41 PM
Our answer to all problems re: fudge-BOOZE

MidnightMuse
12-22-2006, 08:06 PM
Mine didn't work this year either - so I'm using it to spoon into cups of hot soy milk and peppermint schnapps!

dang fudge.

Shadow_Ferret
12-22-2006, 08:58 PM
*gags*

Hot soy milk?

robeiae
12-22-2006, 09:01 PM
I buy my fudge from my lawn service guy.

Jongfan
12-22-2006, 09:06 PM
I buy my fudge from my lawn service guy.

That is living life on the edge.
I don't think I could accept a food item from the guy who weeds my lawn and kills the grubs.. but hey that's just me

Bon Apetit

MidnightMuse
12-22-2006, 09:58 PM
*gags*

Hot soy milk?

You don't wanna know what real milk does :D

Shadow_Ferret
12-22-2006, 10:17 PM
It curdles when you add alcohol. Don't it?

MidnightMuse
12-22-2006, 10:21 PM
Nope.

But it does keep fudge from hardening, apparently. :(

writerterri
12-22-2006, 10:28 PM
Doesn't sound like it.....
Sorry about the debacle! The fudge just wanted to stay with you, is all. Add it into a brownie mix and triple the recipe...that might be delish! When people ask you what it is, call it a Solstice Sugary Soul Bomb (or Balm ;) ) and say it's an old family recipe.


:roll: Think they'll catch on? It'll be like a big pink elephant wondering around the house, everyone will know I don't know how to make fudge but no one will acknowledge it. I'll do it just to mess with them. So, how's my fudge? :roll:

writerterri
12-22-2006, 10:30 PM
terri - microwave fudge is an abomination against the laws of Divine Chocolate. Failure to set is proof of your apostasy. Repent!


The fudge gods frowned upon me. It's pitiful. I'm going to buy a candy thermometer and make the real stuff.

writerterri
12-22-2006, 10:31 PM
Add cement. Give it to people you don't like. :D


OMGosh! That's so me!:roll:

writerterri
12-22-2006, 10:33 PM
You don't like walnuts?

Freak.


And Dork!

writerterri
12-22-2006, 10:34 PM
There you go - add some Kaluah and call it Terri's "I Don't Give A Damn Chocolate Fudge Sauce" - subtitled - Add some to Ice Cream and you won't give a damn either!

Guaranteed you will have them wanting more!:)



:roll:

You guys are making me laugh!

writerterri
12-22-2006, 10:35 PM
Mine didn't work this year either - so I'm using it to spoon into cups of hot soy milk and peppermint schnapps!

dang fudge.


If it weren't for the butter, I'd put it in my coffee. I heart soy milk, but only because milk makes me toot-a-tune. ~giggle~