Chocolate Orange Fudge

chocolate orange fudge
Ever since I discovered the Terry’s Chocolate Orange balls years ago, I’ve been enamored of the chocolate-orange alliance. Citrus and chocolate seems like a weird combination, but it works so wonderfully well.

I don’t know why it never occurred to me until now to try a fudge version of those chocolate orange treats, but better late than never.


  • Zest of one orange
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 2 cups dark chocolate chips
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine (1 stick)
  • 2/3 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 jar (7 oz.) marshmallow creme


  1. Heat the orange zest, orange juice, sugar, butter, and milk over medium heat to a full, rolling boil in 3 qt. heavy sauce pan, stirring constantly.
  2. Boil on medium heat until a candy thermometer reaches 234 degrees F, stirring constantly.
  3. Take the pan off the heat and add the chips to the mix.
  4. Stir in the marshmallow creme.
  5. Stir until the mixture thickens and starts to look dull, and pour it into the foil-lined or buttered cake pan. Let it cool for a couple of hours, then cut it into bite-sized squares.
  6. Store the fudge in air-tight containers.