Tasty Tuesday {cake batter white chocolate sprinkle fudge}

Okay, so I know I promised last week that I’d share a recipe for gluten and dairy free coconutella cookies, but when the time came to bake {while my little unwell Bubba was asleep} I discovered that someone in our house had eaten the nutella. I wonder who that could possibly have been? Uh oh mumma!

What else could I make? A quick scan of the pantry contents and I wondered whether or not I should share this recipe. I don’t remember exactly where I saw this the first time, and I’ve tried really hard to forget it. Maybe sharing it will get it out of my head {and belly} and into yours instead.

Warning: this is insanely sweet; insanely easy; and insanely addictive. So, you know, when you’re crippled with a crushing sugar headache but thinking you might have just. one. more. piece. … don’t blame me. I warned you!

cake batter fudge 2 cake batter fudge 3 cake batter fudge 1

What do you need?
1 packet of vanilla cake mix {I used a gluten-free one}
2 cups of powdered sugar
1 cup of white chocolate chips {or chopped white cooking chocolate}
1/4 cup butter, chopped roughly {1 stick for my US friends}
1/4 cup milk
2/3 cup sprinkles

And now what do I do with it?
Line a slice pan with baking paper. Mix your cake mix and powdered sugar in a microwave proof bowl so they’re well blended. Sprinkle your butter around and pour the milk over the top. Don’t stir it.

Microwave for 2 minutes. It will look like it’s started to cook, and you need to do the next bit really quickly. Mix through the chocolate and then gently stir through the sprinkles. Don’t over-stir them or the colour will likely bleed.

Press the mixture into the pan and put it in the fridge.

Then leave it overnight to set. Yes, I said overnight. Okay, okay, I know it will be ready in a few hours, but promise me you will leave it a little longer.

Cut it into small squares. Because, well … extreme sugar content. And that way you’ll be able to have another one. And another one. Because they’re only small pieces.

Aren’t they?

Oh, and ps. If you’re taking a photo of your mixture from above, maybe don’t drop your phone in the sprinkles. Or this might happen.

cake batter fudge oops

3 Comments Add yours

  1. rumpydog says:

    That’s one of those recipes you mix together and go share with your co-workers, so you can have some but not all. LOL

    1. Which is exactly what I did today. And they were very happy about it!

  2. I never heard of the words “too” and “sweet” being used together. There’s no such thing!

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