How to make maple fudge

Super rich and ever-so-creamy, it’s the perfect treat for maple syrup season.

Maple Fudge

Maple fudge. (Photo, Roberto Caruso.)

Maple syrup season is here, and while there’s no replacement for visiting a sugar shack to snack on chewy maple taffy, there’s one homemade confection we can’t get enough of: super rich, creamy maple fudge. It’s the perfect late-winter treat.

As working with sugar can feel a bit intimidating, we’ve created an easy step-by-step guide demonstrating how to make maple fudge. Just follow the steps below for a melt-in-your-mouth-delicious treat.

Maple Fudge
Prep time: 20 min. Total time: 20 min.


  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup 35% cream
  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter


Originally published March 2015. Updated March 2017.

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