Homemade chocolate fudge is a special treat that can be enjoyed by children and adults alike. If you want to make a small batch of fudge for your next family gathering, holiday celebration or school bake sale, this recipe will suit your needs without taking up an excessive amount of time. Serve the fudge with tall glasses of milk or whatever fresh fruit is in season locally. This recipe yields 24 squares of fudge.
Place the saucepan on the hob and set the burner to low heat. Melt the butter in the saucepan. Stir in the milk and both dry pudding mixes.
Bring the contents of the saucepan to a boil on medium heat. Stir the mixture constantly while allowing it to boil for one minute.
Remove the saucepan from the burner and shut the burner off. Beat in the sugar, then stir in the walnuts and vanilla.
Butter the baking dish and pour the mixture into it. Sprinkle the chopped walnuts on top of the fudge for garnish.
Place the fudge into the refrigerator and allow it to cool for three hours.
Cut the fudge into 1-1/2-inch squares and serve.