Frosted Fudge

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This frosted fudge recipe is rich, creamy, full of delicious chocolate flavor, and frosted. It doesn’t get much better!

Two frosted fudge squares stacked atop one another.

You’ve probably been noticing a theme on the blog lately. I’ve been on a big fudge kick. And why wouldn’t I? the recipes I’m making are super easy and super-rich. I think this one takes the cake, er fudge, because it’s got a little extra something – frosting!

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • It’s rich and chocolatey.
  • It only uses a few simple ingredients.
  • It’s frosted for extra flavor and extra fun!

Top Tip

Use a gentle touch when spreading the frosting over the fudge. You want distinct layers.

Closeup shot of hand holding a square of frosted fudge withe bite taken out

Ingredients

4, FOUR, simple ingredients are all it takes to make this super easy fudge. You’ll find everything you need in the baking aisle.

  • Milk chocolate chips
  • Sweetened condensed milk
  • White frosting
  • Sprinkles

See the recipe card at the end of the post for exact amounts.

Overhead shot of fudge ingredients on table

Instructions

Like any fudge that I make, this one is super easy. In just a few simple steps, you’ll have delicious fudge that everyone will be flocking to. The highlights are below, but you’ll find the specifics in the recipe card at the end of the post.

  1. Melt the chocolate chips in the microwave.
Overhead shot of melted chocolate in glass bowl

2: Add sweetened condensed milk.

Overhead shot of spatula mixing chocolate and sweetened condensed milk in a mixing bowl

3: Transfer the mixture to a prepared dish.

Overhead shot of chocolate fudge in bakind dish lined with foil

4: Spread frosting over the mixture.

Overhead shot of frosted fudge in baking dish lined with foil

5: Add sprinkles

Overhead shot of frosted fudge topped with sprinkles

6: Refrigerate until set, cut into pieces, and enjoy.

Closeup shot of frosted fudge

Step 8: Cut into pieces and serve.

Closeup shot of frosted fudge square

Substitutions and Variations

  • Chocolate Chips – Use milk, semi-sweet, dark, or even white chocolate chips for this recipe.
  • Frosting – User your favorite frosting for this recipe. Lots of flavors will work with this fudge.

Equipment

  • Microwave-safe bowl
  • Spatula
  • Baking dish
  • Foil

Storage

Refrigerator: Store in an air-tight container for up to 2 weeks.

Freezer: Store in an air-tight, freezer-safe container for up to 3 months.

Closeup shot of two frosted fudge squares stacked atop one another with bite taken out of top piece

What to Serve with Fudge

Fudge is always tasty with milk, coffee, or tea. It even pairs well with dessert wines. You can also serve it alongside other sweet treats as part of a larger dessert spread. Some great pairings include:

Tips:

  • Be sure your fudge mixture is fully incorporated before chilling. You can’t overmix it.
  • Be very gentle when spreading the frosting over the pudding mixture so you end up with clearly defined layers and not mud.
Closeup shot of frosted fudge square with more fudge squares in background

FAQ

What does condensed milk do in fudge?

It makes the fudge creamy and sweet and creates the classic fudge texture with no need for cooking.

How long does fudge last?

Fudge will last for about 2 weeks in the fridge or 3 months in the freezer.

Who invented fudge?

Fudge was an accidental invention. It came about when bakers accidentally “fudged” a batch of caramel.

Clopseup shot of frosted fudge squres on plate

More Fudge Recipes

Yield: 25 servings

Frosted Fudge

Frosted Fudge

Frosted fudge combines two of everyone's favorite things: rich, creamy chocolate fudge and frosting. It's the ultimate sweet treat.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Additional Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 23 oz milk chocolate chips
  • 14 oz sweetened condensed milk
  • 16 oz white frosting
  • sprinkles

Instructions

  1. Prepare an 8x8-inch pan by lining it with aluminum foil or parchment paper.
  2. Place chocolate chips in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave in 30-second intervals, stirring often, until completely melted.
  3. Add sweetened condensed milk and stir until well mixed.
  4. Transfer mixture to your prepared pan.
  5. Carefully spread frosting over top of chocolate mixture.
  6. Add sprinkles, pressing them into the frosting gently.
  7. Refrigerate fudge for 2 hours or until it is hardened.
  8. Cut into pieces and serve.

Nutrition Information

Yield

25

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 281Total Fat 13gSaturated Fat 7gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 5gCholesterol 13mgSodium 81mgCarbohydrates 39gFiber 1gSugar 36gProtein 4g

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