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Cranberry Pistachio Chocolate Fudge
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Cranberry Pistachio Chocolate Fudge

This easy Cranberry Pistachio Chocolate fudge is creamy, decadent with hidden Orange flavor in it. It takes only a few minutes to make and makes a perfect holiday/Christmas gift.
Course Dessert
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 16 minutes
Servings 16 pieces

Ingredients

  • 500 gms good quality dark chocolate I used Callebaut
  • 400 gms Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • 2 Tbsp unsalted butter at Room temperature
  • 1 tspn Instant Coffee powder
  • ½ cup salted Pistachio Roughly chopped
  • ½ cup dried cranberry Roughly chopped
  • 1 tbsp Fresh Orange Zest

Instructions

  • In a microwave-safe bowl add chopped dark chocolate, Condensed milk, Butter and instant coffee powder.
  • Microwave for 30 seconds. Rest for a couple of minutes. Then slowly whisk the chocolate till it makes a smooth mixture.
  • If you are still finding few lumps of chocolate, microwave again for 20 seconds. Let it rest for a minute. Then mix.
  • Alternatively, you can set up a double boiler. Add all the ingredients mentioned above and keep stirring until chocolate melts. The mixture should be smooth and silky.
  • Add chopped salted pistachio, cranberry and orange zest. Mix just until everything is well distributed. Don't overmix at this stage.
  • Line an 8x8 square tin with parchment paper hanging on the sides.
  • Pour in the mixture. Make the top smooth with a spatula. Freeze it atleaset 3-4 hours.
  • Once the fudge is set, take the tin out of the refrigerator. Let it rest for 20 -30 minutes. Then dip a sharp knife in hot water. Wipe the knife with a kitchen towel. Cut the fudge into neat squares.