In this Easter holidays Fudge recipe, you’ll learn how to create bunnies from a melt-in-mouth homemade mixture, and serve them alongside strawberries that are cleverly crafted to resemble little carrots. This is a great Easter idea for kids especially! Once the fudge is set, grab your children to press out the bunny shapes and help you prepare the ‘carrots’. Looking for other fun Easter baking ideas? Try our Bunny Bums Pancake recipe.
For the fudge bunnies:
25 g butter, softened
397 g can Carnation Condensed Milk
100 g icing sugar
2 Tbsp. vanilla essence
For the strawberry carrots:
Yellow food colouring
Red food colouring
1 cup granulated sugar
80 g white chocolate, melted
- Melt the butter over a low-medium heat, add the condensed milk and stir until silky and smooth.
- Sieve in the icing sugar and mix thoroughly before adding the vanilla essence.
- Remove the fudge from the heat and allow to cool slightly.
- Press the fudge into the tin, smooth over the top with the back of a spoon and allow to set.
- Chill in the fridge for 1 hour until set.
- Cut into bunnies with a cookie cutter and enjoy with the little carrots.
- To make the carrots: Mix the food colouring together until you achieve a bright orange and add it to the sugar. Mix well until all the sugar is coloured.
- Dip the strawberries into the chocolate and then into the orange sugar and leave to set completely.
Tips and variations:
1. You can store the fudge in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.
2. Sprinkle the extra fudge over ice cream and serve as a delicious topping.