chocolate pistachio fudge

This is the most amazing, easy, delicious chocolate pistachio fudge ever!  A la Nigella Lawson it takes about five minutes, chill it and then ready to eat. You can’t go wrong…..apart from eat it all!

Chocolate Pistachio Fudge recipe…

Chocolate Pistachio Fudge

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Total time: 

Serves: 60

Perfect for giving away as edible gifts
Ingredients
  • 350 g chopped dark chocolate - minimum 70% cocoa solids
  • 397g can condensed milk
  • 30g butter
  • pinch salt- I use sea salt....a lovely taste against the chocolate when it hits you
  • 150g pistachios
Instructions
  1. Melt the chocolate, condensed milk, butter and salt in a heavy based pan over a very low heat stirring continuously.
  2. With the nuts in a freezer bag bash them with a rolling pin so you have big and little pieces.
  3. Add the nuts to the melted mixture and stir well to mix.
  4. Pour into a tray 23cm square and smooth the top.
  5. Cool in the fridge until set. Then cut into small pieces.
  6. Once cut this can be kept in the freezer and eaten frozen....be warned it's very moreish and easy to pop one in your mouth every few minutes.

 

This makes a brilliant present and would be a fab inexpensive Christmas present for teachers.

Here I have wrapped 10 pieces of fudge in a cellophane bag, tied up with a pretty ribbon. Then placed them in a little tin bucket which I have decorated with ribbon and raffia.

Now remember, no eating all at once, you are liable to feel very ill! 😉

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16 thoughts on “Chocolate Pistachio Fudge

  1. Mrs Greedy here salivating most unpleasantly and about to elbow anyone out of the way in search of ingredients. Sounds most fab.

    Posted on December 16, 2010 at 6:14 pm
  2. This looks so yummy. I will come up with a reason to make it with the kids immediately – even if we just have to force ourselves to eat it all and not give any as presents!

    Posted on December 16, 2010 at 2:01 pm
  3. Made this a couple of years ago for my son’s teachers at Christmas. It is incredibly yummy and very easy. I wrapped in coloured cellophane as it was all I had to hand and tied with gold ribbon.

    Posted on December 2, 2010 at 7:58 pm
  4. going to make these for kids teachers/dance teacher/beavers & brownies leader and gym teachers…..

    thanks
    xxx

    Posted on November 21, 2010 at 7:18 pm
  5. Gorgeous. Just utterly gorgeous. Totally love the little tin they’re in too
    (Visiting from Violet Posy’s Thrifty Christmas and managed to single out the chocolate and alcoholic ones, ahem) x

    Posted on November 2, 2010 at 4:40 pm
  6. Oh I love this, I cannot believe I’ve never made it. I must correct this!

    Posted on October 31, 2010 at 6:37 pm
  7. Oh my they look utterly lush! Thanks for adding them 🙂 x

    Posted on October 27, 2010 at 9:37 am
  8. Nice combination. I’m going to have to test that out this weekend. Pistachios are my krytonite. Once I start I can’t stop!

    Posted on October 16, 2010 at 3:04 pm
    1. Thank you…..i hope you like it. 🙂

      Posted on October 17, 2010 at 5:01 pm
  9. They look munch!!
    Look forward to sampling them 🙂

    Posted on October 15, 2010 at 3:24 pm
    1. Of course if there is any left! 😉

      Posted on October 17, 2010 at 5:01 pm
  10. What an adorable little package! And tasty, too! Great idea, once again.

    Posted on October 15, 2010 at 3:13 pm
    1. Thanks very much. 🙂

      Posted on October 17, 2010 at 4:59 pm
  11. Ooooh lovely! I was just thinking the other day I wanted to try to make home made fudge. My dad always used to make it for Christmas! This recipe does seem really easy, I always thought fudge making would be difficult!

    Posted on October 15, 2010 at 1:56 pm
    1. I know any recipe that mentions thermometers etc….I don’t even attempt it. This is very very easy! 😉

      Posted on October 17, 2010 at 4:58 pm