This fudge is the best we have ever had.
Mackinac Island, Michigan’s Lake Huron is a place of tranquility and nostalgia. You can reach the island by ferry or small plane. It is less than 4 miles long. It is known for its picturesque landscape, charming small-town charm, excellent restaurants and, most importantly, its delicious fudge. Mackinac Island’s fudge is a beloved and loved treat. This is a sweet treat that has been around for over 100 years. Those who have tried it rave about it.
Serves 16-20, depending on size of slices/pieces
8 tablespoons unsalted butter
½ cup milk
½ cup granulated white sugar
½ cup brown sugar, firmly packed
Pinch of salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
2 cups confectioners’ sugar
Mix butter, milk, salt, brown and white sugars in a heavy pan on medium heat. Bring to a boil and stir continuously for 6 minutes.
Remove from heat and cool briefly, then add vanilla, cocoa powder, and confectioner’s sugar. Beat with an electric mixer until fudge is smooth and thick.
Pour onto a buttered baking pan. When cool enough to touch, use a spatula to help roll mixture into log form, wrap it in plastic wrap and place in freezer for 20 minutes.
Slice to serve. Enjoy!