Beat until creamy. Surprisingly good. Considering that I’ve eaten chocolate-covered beef jerky, this actually doesn’t seem that weird to me. Part of me is tempted to try this. salt 1 1/2 cups milk 1/4 cup butter 1 tsp. It’s interesting how creativity ingenuity changes over the decades. Beat until firm and pour into a well-greased 9x13 pan. Stir together sugar, milk, cocoa, corn syrup, and salt in a 2-quart saucepan. And we also have shortening made both from meat solids and vegetable. What if I browned some hamburger, refrigerated it overnight, then ran it through a food processor to get the right texture? It was also smoother in texture and slightly more gooey than the non-beef fudge. On unsuspecting guests…, Thanks for being brave enough to try this! Give fudge as a gift or keep if for yourself with our fudge recipes! Not gonna lie, it’s hard to get my kid to eat meat. I mean, after the whole chocolate tomato soup cake experience, I should have learned that chocolate can cover pretty much anything you can throw at it. Reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer until water is evaporated and fat has rendered. It gave the fudge a nice depth of flavor and a complexity that was a shock. This fudge was really good. I’ve had fudge made from that recipe before! Boil for 6 minutes. In fact, it was better than the non-beef portion of fudge that I had pulled out and set aside for Alex in case the beef fudge turned out to be a pile of…beef fudge. Here is the finished fudge. Cheers! Everybody understands the stuggle of getting dinner on the table after a long day. And so is huckleberry pie. She lived to be 92 and was known for her cinnamon rolls. Thanks for posting. There are so many crazy good ways to create fudge, and so many incredible flavors that can be used! I know about Mary Murphy but that talk is wonderful. Combine the sugar, honey, and water in a saucepan and bring to a boil for 2-3 minutes. Interesting enough to try it. That’s great! I’m not allowed to eat beef anymore…sounds heavenly to me. The raw batter tasted repulsive, but when I crossed my fingers and baked it anyway the final results were delicious. He’s never been madder, Sir Hanson Rowbotham.”. Susan is right, with all the sugar, fluff and chocolate, you could probably put anything in this and still have it taste like fudge. I don’t. Gradually add sugar, making a very stiff mixture. Offers may be subject to change without notice. It adds nutrition! The discovery of Jerky allowed humans to both store food for long periods of time and have an easily carried, … Ha! Roughly chop the fat trimmings. Very creamy fudge…. I’m so glad you made this. I mean, I would have never, ever, ever thought of this on my own, but maybe if you are the wife of a rancher and you have beef coming out of your ears, you think up ways to use it. After reading through the book twice, I can kind of see where this recipe came from. - Making It Modern. I didn’t get any of those weird crunchy bits the recipe talked about. DIRECTIONS. (My recipe comes from an old CowBelle cookbook. I must try this. In fact, the balance of bittersweet chocolate and rich, savory beef … Nov 12, 2014 - A look at holiday traditions from Old England. The recipe, first recorded in a letter in 1886, spread through women’s colleges in the northeast.” Click the knife to chop up the Walnuts. I never have any kind of ‘leftover beef’ to futz around with. This generations old recipe looks so delicious, especially the final photo! I totally see why this recipe worked but I’m not sure I would have come up with it myself. I don’t have a grinder, so I just ran the beef through my food processor. My mom once rendered some chicken fat and used it in chocolate chip cookies. The mention of fudge is usually a sign of good things to come. Her cinnamon rolls were renowned in the area! Not much stranger than a fudge recipe my mother made that incorporated Velveeta. Yield: 50 to 60 servings. Make no mistake, a fudge recipe sporting beef fat in place of butter is a treat for the adventurous eater—but this salty-sweet chocolate candy is in no way a “stunt food” not fit for consumption. I even had a Polled Hereford as a pet when I was a kid. © Copyright 2021 Meredith Corporation. Which I seriously doubted at the time, but now I believe that just might be true. “Spread the bad news! And such is my mania with this cookbook that I’ve read it cover to cover twice, enough to know how to spell Polled Hereford from memory, even though up to this point I had no idea that specific breed of cattle even existed. In fact, it was better than the non-beef portion of fudge that I had pulled out and set aside for Alex in case the beef fudge turned out to be a pile of…beef fudge. Because. Think that might work? Maybe from the melted fat in the roast beef? Beef Fudge. Apparently anything goes when it comes to fudge. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M0d7Muh28x8, http://www.lawyersgunsmoneyblog.com/2016/03/whats-for-dessert, Beef Fudge: It's Not As Bad As It Sounds! “One of the most important attributes of a high-quality fudge is its smoothness, which indicates a higher ratio of sugar to water. http://www.theindependentobserver.com/index.php/obituaries-mainmenu-34/2515-florence-ellen-weist. Given the chocolate candy’s heavier flavor profile, the lighter density works very well. Try using your leftovers in other applications that would typically mean breaking out a stick of butter. <<<—– A vegetarian running away as fast as she can! It is actually very good. The sugar will just give me a migraine. I’m glad it worked. Aw, you guys, I googled Mrs. Weist. They are now known as Cattlewomen.). As soon as I saw this on Facebook, I was tempted to send along the recipe, but I assumed that your inbox was probably being inundated with that particular post. Recipes were printed in many periodicals and advertisements during the 1880s. I never thought I would ever type that. in the US during the late 19th century. The beef in fudge or the cow licking her lips at the thought of eating itself. Line a 9x13 pan with foil, or an 8x 8 for taller fudge. butter (soften to room temperature); splash of vanilla & a pinch of salt. The best part of Fantasy Fudge is that you don’t have to be constantly monitoring the temp, just boil for 5 minutes or so and (unless it is humid out), you are good to go. My favorite treat to buy as a kid at the Montana Winter Fair in the late 1970s! Just reading the title gave me pause, but I braved it anyway. I don’t suppose ground round would be the same, lol! Sorry for the blurry picture. Not so much now. From chips and dip to one-bite apps, finger foods are the perfect way to kick off a party. Florence was my neighbor across the alley! Sprinkle the vanilla over the surface of the fudge. I do love fudge. It seems that students at Vassar College claimed they were the inventors of fudge and it was originally called Vassar chocolates. In fact, I remember reading recently in a World War II cookbook the startling advice that you can get away with making a chocolate cake with chicken fat, and no one will ever know. “You’re freaking kidding me.”. Cut into 2-inch pieces. Then there's fudge, the chocolate confection itself. Required fields are marked *. I’m not sure which is more disturbing. Your email address will not be published. It is almost as good as Old Fashioned Cooked Fudge, which is the standard against which I compare all fudge recipes. . I don’t know if I am brave enough to make it but I would taste it if given the chance. Watch "A Christmas Story" and enjoy a creamy piece of fudge! 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