Sunday, September 21, 2008

Chocolate fudge slice with pecans

Choc Fudge Slice


200g plain choc biscuits (finely crushed)
60g melted butter

Fudge Topping
395g sweetened condensed milk
1 cup brown sugar
125g butter, chopped
100g milk chocolate, chopped (only as good as the chocolate you use)
1/3 cup pecans, toasted and chopped


•Lightly grease an 18x28cm slice tin, line base and sides with baking paper, extending paper 2cm above tin edge.
•Combine biscuits and butter in a bowl until well blended.
•Press firmly into base of slice tin and set aside in fridge to chill.

Fudge Topping
•Combine condensed milk, sugar and butter in a saucepan.
•Stir over a medium heat until melted and combined.
•Bring to boil then cook, stirring constantly for 4-5 minutes until thick and golden.
•Remove from heat and add chocolate, stirring until melted.
•Pour over biscuit base.
•Sprinkle with pecans.
•Chill, covered, until firm.
•Using a hot knife, cut into small squares.
•Store in an airtight container in the fridge.

Alternate versions
For the biscuit base, you can use choc mint or choc mandarin biscuits – whatever you feel like : )

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