Lemon Fudge

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This easy lemon fudge recipe is rich and sweet with the bright zing of lemon. It’s a delicious treat that’s so easy to mek.

Closeup shot of lemon fudge squares stacked atop one another.

Fudge is one of my favorite treats to make. It’s a sweet treat that’s easy to make, and it’s always so rich and satisfying. I particularly love this recipe because of its zingy lemon flavor and its incredible ease.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • It’s super easy to make.
  • It only uses 3 ingredients.
  • It’s rich, sweet, and has a zippy lemon flavor.
Closeup shot of hand holding lemon fudge square.

Ingredients

You’ll only need 3 ingredients to make this easy recipe. You’ll find them all easily at your local grocery store. Check out the recipe card at the end of the post for amounts.

  • White almond bark
  • Sweetened condensed milk
  • Lemon pudding

Substitutions and Variations

  • Use your favorite pudding mix to make different kinds of fudge.
  • Use chocolate almond bark to change the flavor.
Overhead shot of individual lemon fudge ingredients on table

Instructions

This is one easy recipe, even for fudge. In just minutes, you’ll be all done! The highlights are below, but you can find the complete instructions in the recipe card at the end of the post.

  1. Melt the white almond bark in the microwave.

2. Add the remaining ingredients and stir to combine.

Closeup shot of sweetened condensed milk being poured into mixing bowl with chocolate

3. Pour the mixture into a baking dish lined with foil.

Overhead shot of lemon fudge in bakind dish lined with foil

4. Chill to harden.

Closeup shot lemon fudge removed from baking dish

5. Cut up and enjoy!

Closeup shot of lemon fudge squares.

Equipment

  • Spoon
  • Microwaveable bowl
  • Foil
  • Baking dish

Storage

Store for up to a week in an air-tight container in the refrigerator.

What to Serve with Fudge

Fudge makes a great snack or dessert all on its own. It’s also excellent as part of a larger dessert spread at parties or holiday gatherings. Fresh fruit is also a great option to pair with fudge, especially this lemon variety.

Closeup shot of lemon fudge squares stacked atop one another.

Tips

  • Don’t overprocess your almond park. Heat until it’s just melted to avoid scorching.
  • Be sure your fudge mixture is thoroughly combined before chilling.
Closeup shot of fudge squares stacked atop one another.

FAQ

Where does fudge come from?

Fudge was invented in the USA in the late 19th century.

Where does fudge get its name?

No one knows exactly who invented fudge, but most believe that the name comes from its accidental inception when American bakers “fudged” a batch of caramels.

How long will this fudge last?

It will keep for up to a week in the refrigerator.

More Sweet Treats

Yield: 25 servings

Lemon Fudge

Lemon Fudge

This rich lemon fudge is bright, sweet, and easy to make. You'll be in and out of the kitchen in no time, and your tastebuds will be happy.

Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Additional Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 3 minutes

Ingredients

  • 24 oz white bark
  • 14 oz sweetened condensed milk
  • Lemon pudding

Instructions

  1. Prepare an 8x8-inch pan by lining it with aluminum foil or parchment paper.
  2. Place white bark in a microwave-safe bowl.  Microwave in 30-second intervals, stirring often, until bark is completely melted.
  3. Add sweetened condensed milk and lemon pudding mix. Stir until well-combined.
  4. Pour mixture into your prepared pan. Shake pan gently to level the fudge.
  5. Refrigerate fudge for 2 hours or until it is hardened.
  6. Cut into pieces and serve.

Nutrition Information

Yield

25

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 75Total Fat 2gSaturated Fat 1gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 1gCholesterol 8mgSodium 43mgCarbohydrates 13gFiber 0gSugar 12gProtein 2g

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