Easy German Chocolate Fudge

German chocolate is my mom’s favorite kind of cake so I was determined to turn it into fudge! Originally I was going to top milk chocolate fudge with homemade German chocolate frosting but I’m packaging the fudge up as a takeaway gift for my guests and I worried that the frosting would get squished in the bag. What really makes German chocolate cake is the combination of coconut and pecan and that definitely shines in this five-minute fudge recipe. I’m not a huge milk chocolate fan like my mom is but even I am swooning over this recipe.



Easy German Chocolate Fudge
3 cups milk chocolate chips
1 14 oz can sweetened condensed milk
2 cups sweetened shredded coconut
1-1/4 cups pecans, roughly chopped and toasted
2 tsp vanilla extract

  1. Spray 8×8″ pan with nonstick spray.
  2. In a saucepan over low heat, melt milk chocolate chips and sweetened condensed milk until smooth.
  3. Remove from heat. Add coconut, 1 cup of toasted pecans, and vanilla.
  4. Pour mixture into prepared pan. Sprinkle with remaining pecans. Gently press pecans into fudge.
  5. Refrigerate for two hours. Cut into squares.

Easy German Chocolate Fudge | The Rose Table

Easy German Chocolate Fudge | The Rose Table

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