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Cajeta Caramel Fudge

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  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 4 hr 15 min
  • Servings 36
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Create the perfect combination of flavour and crunch with this homemade candy. Rich chocolate fudge layered with cajeta caramel, cashews and a sprinkle of sea salt. This recipe will definitely impress!
Created Nov 28, 2011
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  • 2 cups (500 mL) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 can (300 mL) sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) whole roasted salted cashews

  • 8 oz (250 g) white chocolate baking bars, coarsely chopped
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) cajeta (goat milk caramel spread) from 23.3-oz bottle
  • 1 cup (250 mL) whole roasted salted cashews
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) coarse sea salt


  • 1
    Line 9-inch square pan with foil. Spray lightly with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In large microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips and condensed milk uncovered on High 1 minute; stir. Microwave 45 seconds longer; stir until smooth. Add 1 1/2 cups cashews. Spread evenly in pan. Refrigerate 1 hour.
  • 3
    In medium microwavable bowl, microwave white chocolate and cajeta uncovered on High 1 minute, stir. Microwave 45 seconds longer; stir until smooth. Spread evenly over fudge layer. Sprinkle with 1 cup cashews; press gently into caramel layer. Sprinkle with salt. Refrigerate about 3 hours or until firm. Cut into 6 rows by 6 rows. Store covered at room temperature.

Expert Tips

  • Tip 1
    What Is Cajeta? Cajeta is a thick, sweet caramel spread made from caramelized sugar and goat's milk. Cajeta is available at well-stocked grocery stores and at specialty markets. If unable to locate cajeta, substitute 3/4 cup dulce de leche spread.

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