The Cutest Christmas Gift – Reindeer Caramel Fudge

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Salted Caramel Fudge is one of my most popular recipes on ThermoKitchen. This simple fudge is so quick to make, never fails and is absolutely addictive. Recipients are always pleased to be gifted a tin of fudge. So the idea for making salted caramel fudge as a homemade Christmas gift was a “no-brainer”.  What makes this version of my recipe even better is the cute reindeer caramel fudge packaging.

Reindeer Caramel Fudge

Reindeer Caramel Fudge

5 from 1 vote
Twin Caramel Fudge Reindeer
Thermomix Salted Caramel Reindeer Fudge
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 

These cute little reindeer make gorgeous Christmas gifts for the neighbour and friends.


Course: Dessert, Snack, Sweet
Cuisine: American, Australian
Keyword: chocolate fudge, Christmas Cooking, Salted caramal, Thermomix Slice
Servings: 8 slices
Calories: 504 kcal
Author: Julie Carlyle
Ingredients
  • 170 gm Cadbury White Chocolate Dream
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • 160 gm brown sugar
  • 120 gm salted butter
  • 75 gm golden syrup
  • 50 gm glucose
  • 1/2 tsp salt
Instructions
  1. Break chocolate into squares and place into TM bowl. Mill 5 Sec/Speed 9.

  2. Remove the chocolate from TM. Reserve for later.

  3. Add condensed milk, butter, brown sugar, salt, golden syrup and glucose syrup to TM Bowl. Cook 8mins/100C/Speed 3 MC OUT.

  4. Scrape down the TM bowl. (Don't allow the condensation to fall into TM bowl)

  5. Cook 20mins/Varoma/Speed 3 MC OUT.

  6. Add reserved chocolate to TM bowl. Combine 10 secs/Speed 4.

  7. Repeat if necessary until the chocolate has melted and the fudge is a smooth consistency.

  8. Pour the fudge into a lined round springform tin, refrigerate until set.

  9. Slice the fudge into wedges and decorate as desired.

Recipe Notes

WATCHPOINT:
Don't allow any condensation to go into the fudge when you remove the lid as this will cause the fudge to go "grainy".

STORE: In the fridge for up to 2 months.

Nutrition Facts
Thermomix Salted Caramel Reindeer Fudge
Amount Per Serving
Calories 504 Calories from Fat 207
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23g 35%
Saturated Fat 14g 70%
Cholesterol 53mg 18%
Sodium 343mg 14%
Potassium 271mg 8%
Total Carbohydrates 71g 24%
Sugars 71g
Protein 5g 10%
Vitamin A 10.3%
Vitamin C 1.7%
Calcium 20.3%
Iron 1.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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If you’re anything like me you leave your Christmas gift cooking until the last moment. This is a fabulous last minute recipe because it’s super quick.  Plus, once it’s packaged it looks like you spent many loving hours making the cutest Christmas kitchen gift ever! o make and it can be packaged up and given as a last minute gift to neighbours or friends that drop by.

 

Twin Caramel Fudge Reindeer

Twin Caramel Fudge Reindeer

Last year I gave my Reindeer Caramel Fudge to neighbours and the children’s bus driver. I really enjoy spreading Christmas spirit, so I made some “spares” for the fridge.  These were to give friends that dropped by in the lead up to Christmas.

Reindeer Fudge - A gift from the Kitchen

Reindeer Fudge – A gift from the Kitchen

Don’t forget, your reindeer don’t have to be caramel in colour and flavour. If you prefer If you prefer you could also use this Vanilla Fudge recipe. Making a batch of each would just be crazy cute.

Simple Thermomix Vanilla Fudge

Simple Thermomix Vanilla Fudge

The fudge is made using a round spring-form pan lined with baking paper. Once the fudge was set the sweet was cut into eight wedges. The reindeer caramel fudge was then placed into rectangular clear cellophane bags. I folded back the cellophane sides to get a nice triangular shape and then secured the sides with sticky tape to the back of the reindeer.

Christmas Caramel Fudge Recipe

Christmas Caramel Fudge Recipe

The bravest and most patient parents might even consider asking the children to help decorate the reindeer.  Seriously though, the decorating is simple. Just choose some adhesive gems for the nose and some cute googly eyes. I struggled to find adhesive googly eyes as this year this was a “last minute” Christmas gift making exercise. I found regular googly eyes which needed to be stuck on with a hot glue gun.  The Reindeer Caramel fudge is then just finished with a Christmas ribbon around the end.

 

Reindeer Caramel Fudge -Pin

Reindeer Caramel Fudge -Pin

I hope you enjoy making these as much as I did. Don’t forget to pin this idea to your Christmas Cooking Board on Pinterest.

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19 thoughts on “The Cutest Christmas Gift – Reindeer Caramel Fudge”

  1. Kelly says:


    Does the gift need to be stored in fridge? I want to include in hampers but prefer not having to keep it in my fridge.

    1. I always keep mine in the fridge because it’s hot here in Summer and I don’t want any softening/melting. Having said that, all the ingredients in the fudge are stable at room temperature so there wouldn’t be a spoilage issue.

      1. Kelly Berwick says:


        Thank you

  2. Jo Lawrence says:

    Hi! I’m just wondering how long they last, would it be too early to start making batches now for Christmas?

    1. I’m sure these will be fine in the fridge until Christmas 🙂

  3. Gill says:

    What size springform tin do you use

    1. Hi Gill, I used a 24cm springform, although a few cm difference won’t matter, there will just be a slight difference in the thickness of the reindeer.

  4. Hi did you use cellophane bags or pieces of cellophane. These looks great and I am wanting to order bags etc. Ie what size cellophane this would be most helpful.

    1. Hi Natasha, I just bought pre-made rectangular cellophane bags from the dollar shop. Then I folded the excess behind the fudge and sticky taped it. The bags I got were very long so I trimmed the top once it was secured with a ribbon. Good luck ????????

  5. Amanda says:

    Gorgeous! Pinned to “Christmas”… I am thinking you could also do this with brownie as well. Thanks for sharing ????

    1. That’s exactly what I planned to do!! I have a chocolate brownie recipe I’m getting ready to add to the website that would be perfect!!

  6. Jess says:

    Can you do a double batch at once?

    1. Hi Jess, Sorry…No, the recipe has very specific temperatures the candy needs to hit to work properly. Doubling the batch would change the consistency of the fudge and it probably wouldn’t set. Sorry 🙁

  7. Bev says:

    How big is the can of condensed milk please.

    1. Hi Bev, the condensed milk can is 395g.

  8. Carmela says:

    Hi. Could I use pancake and waffle syrup instead of golden syrup?

    1. Hi Carmela, I wouldn’t substitute the golden syrup as this is one of the components that helps the fudge to set. Sorry 🙁

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