Recipe for Coffee Fudge


    Coffee Fudge

    Butter or margarine
    3 cups granulated sugar
    1 cup milk
    1/2 cup cream
    1 tablespoon light corn syrup
    3 tablespoons Instant coffee
    3 tablespoons butter or margarine
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    1 (6 ounce) package semi-sweet chocolate bits
    1 cup pecans, chopped

    Butter the bottom and sides of large saucepan. In saucepan, combine sugar, milk, cream, corn syrup and coffee. Cook over medium heat until mixture boils and sugar dissolves, stirring constantly. Cook until small amount forms a soft ball when dropped into cool water.

    Add butter and let cool until barely warm. Beat until mixture thickens. Add vanilla extract, chocolate and pecans. Spread in shallow, buttered, 12-inch square pan. Cut into squares when firm.

    Yields 1 pound.