Candy & Confectionery Recipes > Ginger Fudge

How to make ginger fudge:
A classic fudge flavoured with ginger. You can vary the flavour according to taste using various extracts or simply by adding chocolate or coffee powder. See Cooking with Sugar for information on the tricky process of boiling sugar.


2 1/2 cups (1 1/4 lb) granulated sugar
1/4 pint milk
1 dessertspoonful golden syrup
4 tablespoons (2oz) butter
1 teaspoon ground ginger
(see measure conversions for more information)


- Put all the ingredients into a pan.
- Mix well, bring slowly to boiling point, and then boil for 3 minutes.
- Beat the mixture till thick, and almost set, and pour quickly into a well buttered tin.
- Cut into shapes when nearly cold.