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Dulce de Leche Caramel Fudge

dulce de leche caramel fudge Dessert Mexican
Dulce de Leche Caramel Fudge
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 4 hr 15 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 36

Create the perfect combination of flavor and crunch with this homemade candy. Rich chocolate fudge layered with cajeta caramel, cashews and a sprinkle of sea salt—a recipe to impress. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

Fudge Layer

1
bag (12 oz) semisweet chocolate chips (2 cups)
1
can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)
1 1/2
cups whole roasted salted cashews

Dulce de Leche Caramel Layer

8
oz white chocolate baking bars, coarsely chopped
3/4
cup Dulce de Leche (goat milk caramel spread) from 23.3-oz bottle
1
cup whole roasted salted cashews
1/2
teaspoon fleur de sel sea salt or coarse sea salt

Directions

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  • 1
    Line 9-inch square pan with foil. Spray lightly with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In large microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips and condensed milk uncovered on High 1 minute; stir. Microwave 45 seconds longer; stir until smooth. Add 1 1/2 cups cashews. Spread evenly in pan. Refrigerate 1 hour.
  • 3
    In medium microwavable bowl, microwave white chocolate and dulce de leche (goat milk caramel spread) uncovered on High 1 minute, stir. Microwave 45 seconds longer; stir until smooth. Spread evenly over fudge layer. Sprinkle with 1 cup cashews; press gently into caramel layer. Sprinkle with salt. Refrigerate about 3 hours or until firm. Cut into 6 rows by 6 rows. Store covered at room temperature.

Expert Tips

  • Dulce de leche is a thick, sweet caramel spread made from caramelized sugar and goat's milk. Dulce de leche (goat's milk caramel spread) is available at well-stocked grocery stores and at Mexican markets. If unable to locate cajeta, substitute 3/4 cup dulce de leche spread from a 13.4-oz can.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
180
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
14%
Saturated Fat
4 1/2g
22%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
100mg
4%
Potassium
130mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
21g
7%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
18g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
More About This Recipe
  • Create the perfect combination of flavor and crunch with this homemade candy. Rich chocolate fudge layered with cajeta caramel, cashews and a sprinkle of sea salt—a recipe to impress.

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