Orange Creamsicle Fudge

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If you like an orange creamsicle, you’ll understand the love behind this Orange Creamsicle Fudge recipe. It’s so simple to make yet tastes so deliciously good. The marshmallows add to the sweetness and smooth texture in this recipe quite well. With just as little as eight ingredients, this delectable orange fudge dessert is like a splash of refreshing citrus flavor bursting in your mouth. Sometimes the simplest of dessert recipes are the ones that end up making their way into our hearts. The side effect of eating this fudge is that you may be transported in your mind to your childhood days when orange popsicles were popular back in the day. This recipe is one of the best quick no-bake desserts, ideal for serving on the dessert platter during the holidays or even as a gift for someone special. Citrus flavor desserts whether orange or lemon flavor have a wonderful balance of sweet and sour flavors. The key to achieving this balance is through measuring and adding the right proportion of ingredients. Adding an excess of one or the other ingredients can throw away the taste so always remember to maintain the right proportions handy for a recipe like this one.

Whenever you’re on a hunt for white chocolate, a good tip that will come handy is to look for the chocolate that has a higher proportion of cocoa butter in it. Many white chocolate brands that claim to be of “high-quality” contain very little cocoa butter and mostly have fillers like milk, oil and sugar in them. The key to delivering optimum white chocolate flavor in baked goods is to use a premium quality white chocolate. If you check the ingredients list, they're labelled either as white baking chips or morsels, and usually may not always have hundred percent chocolate. If you are not able to find a good quality white chocolate, you may want to stick to the good old dark chocolate chips in this recipe. Any dark chocolate with at least 70 percent or more cocoa is considered to have gone through less processing or ‘Dutching’ as the term is often referred. Dark chocolate is an excellent source of antioxidants, improves cardiovascular health and contains fiber and iron.

If you’re feeling slightly brave with trying new flavors, you can also use butterscotch chips or Skor toffee bits in this recipe. Fudge is one of the best fun desserts you can make especially because there is no right or wrong way to making it and there are so many creative variations that you can try. Although making fudge sounds easy, it still requires a bit of understanding and precision for making that perfect batch of glossy and creamy homemade fudge. The main thing to keep in mind while making fudge is heating and cooling the mixture to precise temperatures. The secret lies in using a thermometer and having the patience to let the fudge cool before stirring. That is why it’s a good idea to invest in a candy thermometer so that you can measure the temperature to make that perfect dreamy fudge.

Thank you to Aimee at the Shugary Sweets recipe blog for sharing this sweet and tangy Orange Creamsicle Fudge recipe with us. Do visit Aimee’s blog for more quick dessert recipes that are easy on your budget and taste fantastic. This orange fudge recipe is smooth and creamy dessert bursting with orange flavor that will instantly pick you up. It’s going to tickle your palate in a new way. Don’t be surprised if you go for many helpings. Treat everyone to this tangy fudge today!

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