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Red Velvet Swirl Fudge Recipe

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If you love red velvet then this layered and swirled easy red velvet fudge is a perfect treat over the Christmas break or to make for loved ones this Valentine’s. It’s simple to make in a double broiler and takes hardly any time, but the swirls and rich red color against the white chocolate make it a pure delight for gifting and making this year. So here you go my easy Red Velvet Fudge Recipe.

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Red Velvet Fudge Recipe

Growing up my grandma made fudge it always looked really complicated and when I inherited her cookbook I steered well away from the recipes. But, then we made it in the slow cooker and microwave, and I was hooked.

a plate of red velvet fudge pieces with layers of white chocolate on a red table cloth with a christmas tree behind

From then I experimented and discovered that you can even make it on the stove without having to worry about getting that temperature right at all.

What Ingredients Do I Need for Red Velvet Fudge

This is an easy fudge recipe, so not complicated at all. You’re going to make a big portion of white chocolate fudge. Then split it to incorporate the red velvet flavor into one half. It may sound complicated but I promise you it’s so easy to make and tastes delicious.

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This recipe for a layered fudge calls for making a set of white chocolate fudge and then splitting it to incorporate the red velvet flavour to the other half. It may sound complicated but I promise you it’s so easy to make and tastes delicious.

layers of white chocolate and red velvet fudge swirled together and cut into cubes presented on a plate for an alternate to cookies at the family cookie exchange

So what are the ingrdients:

  • 3 C sugar
  • ¾ C unsalted sweet cream butter
  • ⅔ C half and half cream
  • 2 C white chocolate chips
  • 1 7 oz jar marshmallow creme
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 C semi-sweet chocolate chips 
  • 3 TBSP red food coloring

I like this much better than our white chocolate fudge as although I have a sweet tooth I find I can’t eat very much white chocolate without feeling a little sick as it is so sweet. The semi-sweet chocolate chips help make the red velvet really tone down the sweetness from the white chocolate.

top down view of the red velvet swirled with white chocolate easy fudge cooked at home cut into cubes and placed for guests with a christmas pine branch behind

How do you Make Easy Red Velvet Fudge at Home

I love this recipe – yes the splitting for the 2 layers takes a little time. But even still it’s just so easy! As we’re swirling it we’re not looking for perfection in the layers but a really vibrant affect in the fudge. So here you go use the recipe card below to find out how to make easy red velvet and white chocolate fudge.

Easy Red Velvet and White Chocolate Layered Fudge

Easy Red Velvet and White Chocolate Layered Fudge

Yield: 36
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Cooling Time: 12 hours
Total Time: 12 hours 40 minutes

A simple recipe to create an easy swirled fudge on the stove. A layer of white chocolate and then a mix of red velvet swirled through for the topping layer.

Ingredients

  • 3 C sugar
  • ¾ C unsalted sweet cream butter
  • ⅔ C half and half cream
  • 2 C white chocolate chips
  • 1 7 oz jar marshmallow creme
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 C semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 3 TBSP red food coloring

Instructions

  1. Line a 9x9 baking pan with parchment paper folding it over the edges of the pan.
  2. Place semi-sweet chocolate chips and food coloring in a bowl. Set aside.
  3. Put the butter in a large saucepan.
  4. Add the sugar and half & half cream; stir well.
  5. Combine the white chocolate chips and marshmallow creme
  6. Stir in the vanilla, white chocolate chips, marshmallow creme into the butter sugar mixture until very smooth
  7. Immediately transfer about ½ of the hot white chocolate mixture to the chocolate chips and food coloring
  8. Stir well with a spatula or wooden spoon until chocolate chips are completely melted and incorporated.
  9. Working quickly and using 2 tablespoons, plop scoops of each mixture in a random pattern into a prepared pan.
  10. When complete, jiggle the pan to a smooth surface.
  11. Take a small knife, and run the blade back and forth through the fudge to create the swirly effect.
  12. Cool completely.
  13. Cut into 1 1/2" cubes

Notes

Use the extra parchment paper on the sides to lift fudge from pan before cutting into squares.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 36 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 196Total Fat: 9gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 14mgSodium: 47mgCarbohydrates: 30gFiber: 0gSugar: 28gProtein: 1g

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