Want to make fudge? Looking for an easy fudge recipe? This cake batter fudge will be the easiest fudge you ever make. Make red velvet fudge for Valentine’s Day or any time of the year.
When making fudge, there can be a lot of steps. When you are wanting fudge, but don’t want to pay the heavy price of fudge, try making this easy fudge recipe.
Cake Mix Fudge
The kids and I love fudge. It is something I get whenever we go to the beach. As we are walking down the boardwalk at the shore, I am stopping at every fudge shop. The problem with buying fudge, it is so expensive. It is usually around $14 a pound. Cake Mix Fudge, is easy to make and it takes all the effort out of making fudge. You only need 4 ingredients to make cake batter fudge and it tastes like the real thing. I don’t think there is an easy fudge recipe that is easier than cake mix fudge.
Cake Batter Fudge
In order to make cake mix fudge, you will need 4 things. A cake mix of your choice. We are making red velvet fudge, so we are using a red velvet cake batter. To the red velvet cake batter, you will be adding butter, milk and powder sugar. It is really that easy.
How Do You Make Easy Fudge?
Once you have gotten all the ingredients together for this easy fudge, it is simply a matter of mixing things together and pressing it into a pan. Put it into the refrigerator for 2-3 hours. Once the fudge is set, you are ready to cut it into pieces and enjoy this easy fudge.
How Long Does Homemade Fudge LastThere is no exact timing on how long fudge will last. However, the fudge will usually stay fresh, if stored properly, for about a week to two weeks. If it is stored in the fridge, the fudge will stay good for about two to three weeks.
How Do You Soften Fudge?
There are two methods to soften fudge. One way is to soften fudge is to wet a piece of bread or paper towel. Put it into a bag with the fudge. Seal the bag and let it set overnight. In the morning, the fudge will be moistened from the water being released from the bread. The other way to soften fudge is to microwave it. Place pieces of fudge about 1inch by 1 inch on a microwave safe plate. Microwave the fudge for 15 seconds.
How Long Does It Take For Fudge To Set?
After the Red Velvet Fudge is mixed together, it is time to put it in a pan and let it set. You will want to let the fudge set in the refrigerator for 3-4 hours.
Can You Put Fudge in the Freezer?
Fudge can be stored in the refrigerator, in an airtight container, for two to three weeks. It can be frozen for up to three months when it is wrapped in wax paper, then aluminum foil, and then in an airtight container.
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How To Make Red Velvet Fudge
- 2 cups of Red Velvet Cake Mix
- 2 cups powdered sugar
- 1/2 cup of butter
- 1/4 cup milk
Melt the butter.
In a large bowl, add in the cake mix, powdered sugar, butter, and milk. Stir it all together.
Spread it in a pan.
Let it sit for 2-4 hours in the refrigerator.
Cut into pieces and enjoy.
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Cake Batter Red Velvet Fudge
- 2 cups Red Velvet Cake Mix
- 2 cups powdered sugar
- 1/2 cup butter
- 1/4 cup milk
- Melt the butter.
- In a large bowl, add in the cake mix, powdered sugar , butter and milk. Stir it all together.
- Lay parchment paper over the pan with excess hanging over the sides.
- Spread the fudge mixture in the pan.
- Let it sit for 2-4 hours in the refrigerator.
- Cut into pieces and enjoy.
OMG this looks to die for! my mouth is watering! Will def be trying this out asap! Thanks for sharing!
Seriously? This works? I would have NEVER figured this out without you. After I make it, I may wish I had never figured it out because I might become addicted. Definitely something I might try out on game day!
The only ones i love more if the chocolate fudge with peanut butter chips. That doesn’t stand a chance.
That looks so good. I love fudge.
What what? I think you might have just created a fudge monster by posting this recipe – Oh all the fudge flavors I can make now…!
Thanks for the recipe. I only JUST tried red velvet cake on Halloween and have never tried it in fudge.
OH my….this looks like it would be delicious! I LOVE how easy it sounds too! And so little ingredients…perfect! Will have to try this out with the kids this weekend. Thanks 🙂
valmg @ From Val's Kitchen
Well that sure is easy! And really inexpensive! Two of my favorite qualifications for a recipe.
Woah! This looks heavenly. Never would have thought to make fudge with cake mix. I’ll need to give it a try.
my kids and hubby would like this thanks for sharing
Kerrie @ Family Food and Travel
I had no idea that you could make fudge with cake mix! Pinning so I can make this with my boys.
My mouth is watering! looks so yummy! Can’t wait to try it out this weekend!
The Pinterested Parent
I am a fan of red velvet anything. This looks heavenly. Yum!
They look so yummy.
I have never tried to make fudge in my life, but this makes me want to do it.
What a combo!!! red Velet and fudge–yummmmmmmy!!! thanks for the post-love it
Oooo love Red Velvet! This looks so delicious.
I love fudge and never thought about making my own, till now. That looks so dang yummy!
This looks so unbelievably good! YUM!
I’ve never made fudge before and this way seems super easy. I’ll have to give it a try!