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Red Velvet Fudge

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Chill time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 25 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: red velvet fudge
Servings: 16 servings
Calories: 291kcal

Ingredients

For the fudge layer

  • 4 Tbsp butter unsalted
  • 3 cups mini marshmallows
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • ¼ cup cocoa powder
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ cups white chocolate chips
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½- 1 tsp red gel food coloring
  • sprinkles optional

For the cream cheese frosting layer

  • 2 oz cream cheese
  • 1 Tbsp butter unsalted
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • ¼ tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup white chocolate chips
  • pinch of salt

Instructions

  • Line an 8x8 in square pan with parchment paper and spray the parchment with cooking spray.
  • In a medium saucepan heat 4 tablespoons butter, marshmallows, sugar, cocoa powder and heavy cream over medium to low heat stirring frequently until melted and smooth.
  • With the heat on low add in vanilla and white chocolate chips, mix until chips are smooth and melted.
  • Remove from the heat and add in food coloring, stir until well incorporated and add more to achieve desired color.
  • Pour the mixture into your prepared pan and place in the refrigerator for at least an hour.
  • To make the topping-
  • In a medium bowl cream together butter and cream cheese with an electric mixer. Add in powdered sugar and vanilla mixing until well incorporated.
  • In a microwave safe bowl heat 1/3 cup white chocolate chips in 30 second increments, stirring between each one, until completely melted.
  • Pour the melted chocolate into the butter and cream cheese mixture and mix on low to blend well.
  • Pour the mixture over the refrigerated red fudge layer and spread it evenly. Sprinkle with sprinkles if desired.
  • Refrigerate until cream cheese layer is chilled.
  • Remove from the pan and cut into 16 even squares.
  • Keep refrigerated in an airtight container.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Sodium: 145mg | Calcium: 53mg | Vitamin C: 1mg | Vitamin A: 272IU | Sugar: 38g | Fiber: 1g | Potassium: 92mg | Cholesterol: 28mg | Calories: 291kcal | Trans Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Fat: 14g | Protein: 2g | Carbohydrates: 41g | Iron: 1mg