Chocolate Coffee Fudge

PREP TIME: 5 minutes  COOK TIME:SERVES: 25 pieces 


This fudge is ridiculously easy; 3 ingredients and about as many minutes
to prepare.  The hint of coffee brings out and intensifies the dark chocolate flavor.  The texture is smooth, silky, and just like old fashioned fudge.  Every time I've
served it, I've been asked how to make it. 

vegetarian Vegetarian gluten_free Gluten Free 


  • 1 14-oz can Organic Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • 2 Tbsp instant coffee (or espresso powder)
  • 1/2 Tbsp water
  • 1 12-oz bag Trader Joe's semi-sweet chocolate chips


  • 1.) Heat the condensed milk in a heavy saucepan over medium heat.
  • 2.) Dissolve the instant coffee in the water (it will be thick) and stir into the condensed milk. (You can also just toss the instant coffee into the condensed milk but it won't dissolve completely. I tried this the first time and actually liked the effect of tiny bursts of coffee flavor throughout the fudge).
  • 3.) Add the chocolate chips, lower the heat, and stir until melted and smooth (don't scorch it!).
  • 4.) Pour into an oiled 8x8-inch pan. Chill in fridge until set (about 2 hours).

Additional Notes

Tip: When cutting the fudge, a plastic knife is easiest. If using a regular knife, wipe it clean in between making cuts. Then use a spatula to lift out the pieces. You can also line the pan with wax paper for easier removal of fudge.




lm4635 Feb 18, 2012

I'm a dessert person, love chocolate & coffee. What a great combination.


Brian Feb 08, 2012

great dessert option!


Sue Dec 24, 2011

This was the easiest fudge recipe I ever made and both my father and my daughter love it. The texture is great and it has a nice coffee zing.


Diane Kortjohn McKeever Dec 22, 2011

This could not be easier. I added some chopped walnuts just before I put the mix into the pan to add some texture. Super easy and super good.