Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Mamie Eisenhower's Million Dollar Fudge

If I was to having a wedding at The Eisenhower' House i would considering making or having my caterer makeing this Fudge as a parting gift or placed in my wellcome bag . Once severed at the Summer White House, I think this is a wonderful way to incorporiate tradition and history in to your wedding day, Do included the recipy as well!

Mamie Eisenhower's Million Dollar Fudge

12 ounces semisweet chocolate bits
12 ounces German sweet chocolate, broken into bits
1 pint marshmallow cream
pinch of salt
1 can (13 ounces) evaporated milk
4.5 cups sugar
2 cups chopped walnuts (or pecans)
2 tablespoons butter

In a large bowl, combine both types of chocolate, marshmallow cream and salt. Put milk and sugar in a large pot. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Cook, stirring mixture over the chocolate. Add nuts and butter and beat until the chocolate is melted and the fudge is creamy. Pour into buttered 9"x9" pan and let cool at room temperature for a few hours before cutting into squares. Store in an airtight container. Makes about 5 pounds of fudge.

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