Thank you for your question.
This is a sugary hard fudge that I originally got from rec.food.recipes. It has gone well when I've used it.
Rich Cocoa Fudge
3 cups sugar
2/3 cup cocoa
1/8 tsp. salt
1 1/2 cups milk
1/4 cup butter or margarine
1 tsp. vanilla extract
Line 8 or 9 inch square pan with foil; butter foil. In large heavy saucepan stir together first three ingredients; stir in milk, with a wooden spoon*. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a full rolling boil. Boil without stirring, to 234 degrees F. on a candy thermometer. (or until syrup, when dropped in very cold water forms a soft ball which flattens when removed from water.)
Bulb of candy thermometer should not rest on bottom of pan. Remove from heat. Add butter and vanilla. DO
NOT STIR! Cool at room temperature to 110 degrees F (lukewarm). Beat with wooden spoon until fudge thickens and loses some of its gloss. Quickly spread into prepared pan; cool. Cut into squares. Store wrapped loosely in foil in the refrigerator.
I have attached directories of other fudge recipes. Condolences on the loss of your granddad.
Rec.food.cooking Rich cocoa fudge
Yahoo Directory Fudge Recipes
Grandma's secret fudge recipe
Cooks.com Fudge recipe
· 1 decade ago