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15 October 2014 @ 02:16 pm
the making of fudge  
I have made just about All The Fudge In The World. I've added it up, and all told it's going to be 75 pounds (there are a couple left to do this weekend). That's a lot of fudge. A LOT of fudge.

Here are the ingredients, from The Big Shopping Excursion:
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Prepping a 12 pound quadruple batch. This is NOT for the uninitiated: I came very close to screwing this up. Expert level fudge-maker only.
quadbatch

This in no way conveys just how much fudge is on the platter. 12 pounds is a huge amount of fudge.
12lbs

The plate of fudge/previous picture holds as much as is in those two pans, plus another of the large pan's worth.
18lbs

About 30 pounds worth of fudge.
30lbs

So that's basically what I've been doing with practically all my free time the past two weeks. Making fudge and packaging it to send to the world. :) It's actually been quite a lot of fun, if exhausting, and I may very well do it again next year, if people are interested. :)
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Deborah Blakedeborahblakehps on October 15th, 2014 03:43 pm (UTC)
Holy fudge mountain, Batman!
Alix (Tersa): Toast--face close-up (tersa)tersa on October 15th, 2014 04:21 pm (UTC)
I think I'm most flabbergasted by the pile o' ingredients. Holy heart attack, Batman!
kitmizkit on October 15th, 2014 06:31 pm (UTC)
That's not actually all of it, either, but it's the bulk of it. :)
Colettebellinghwoman on October 15th, 2014 08:52 pm (UTC)
*If* people are interested? **IF**??

:-)

I have now tasted your fudge. There is no "if"
kitmizkit on October 15th, 2014 09:03 pm (UTC)
+1 :) :) :)
Chrysoulachrysoula on October 16th, 2014 02:55 am (UTC)
This has made me excited about offering a 'bake sale' tier for my next Kickstarter.
Amberleyamberley on October 16th, 2014 02:56 pm (UTC)
Gaming fudge
I'm taking a 2 pound sampler of your Fudge (chocolate, chocolate walnut, maple ginger) to Big Bad Con this weekend, and sharing it with fellow gamers. Sharing it, yes! Not hiding in my room and devouring it all.

(Livejournal helpfully suggested the Subject should be "Godzilla has no daddy".)
kitmizkit on October 16th, 2014 03:49 pm (UTC)
Re: Gaming fudge
What a strange thing for LJ to suggest!

It's *very* kind of you to share it! I admire your fortitude!
Christer "Mort" Borängkhrister on October 16th, 2014 05:45 pm (UTC)
My plan is to bring most of it home for christmas. What I expect to happen is that there is none left to bring...
kitmizkit on October 16th, 2014 06:23 pm (UTC)
Perhaps if you just put it in the freezer immediately and don't open it at all...? :)
Christer "Mort" Borängkhrister on October 20th, 2014 04:09 pm (UTC)
It just arrived. The smell when opening the box makes it even more unlikely that any will survive that long...
kitmizkit on October 20th, 2014 09:07 pm (UTC)
oh, well, in that case...enjoy! :)