Orange FudgePosted in : Fudge on by : Daphne
Grease a 9 x 13-inch baking pan, set aside. In the top of a double boiler, heat the evaporated milk. In a deep, heavy sauce pan, melt the 1 cup sugar. When sugar is a rich brown color, slowly stir in the hot orange juice and orange zest. Add the hot evaporated milk and stir in the 2 cups sugar and pinch of salt. Stir until sugar is completely dissolved. Cook syrup slowly to soft ball stage, 238 F on a candy thermometer. Remove from heat and add butter; pour immediately into the bowl of an electric mixer and beat at high speed for 2 minutes. Stir in nuts and pour into prepared baking pan. When cool, cut into 1″ squares.