Sweet potatoes have been used in desserts for the longest time so don't be surprised to see it turn up in a fudge recipe.
With sweet potato as your main ingredient you are guaranteed a moist and melt in your mouth fudge. Warm cinnamon and crunchy walnuts really round the flavor out. Even your grandma would be proud to see you make this one!
- 3 cups sugar
- 3/4 cup butter
- 2/3 cup evaporated milk
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/2 cup sweet potato puree
- 1 10-ounce package white chocolate chips
- 7 ounces jar marshmallow cream
- 3/4 cup nuts, toasted and coarsely chopped
- Prepare a 9x13-inch pan by lining it with aluminum foil and spraying the foil with nonstick cooking spray.
- In a large saucepan over medium-high heat combine the sugar, butter, evaporated milk, salt, and sweet potato puree. Stir until the butter and sugar dissolves, then wipe down the sides of the saucepan with a wet pastry brush to prevent crystallization. Insert a candy thermometer.
- Continue to cook, stirring frequently, until the thermometer reads 234 degrees this boiling will take about 20 minutes.
- Remove the saucepan from the heat and stir in the white chocolate chips until they're completely melted.
- Next, add the marshmallow cream and the chopped nuts, and stir until they're well-incorporated.
- Scrape the fudge into the prepared pan and allow it to set and cool completely at room temperature.
- Once set, use a large knife to cut the fudge into small squares to serve.