Strawberry Swirl Fudge 

Strawberry Swirl Fudge Satisfy any sweet tooth with this artful confection that combines white chocolate, marshmallow, and strawberries.

Strawberry Swirl Fudge 
 
Makes about 36 pieces
Ingredients
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • ½ cup unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 6 (4-ounce) bars white chocolate, chopped
  • 2 (7-ounce) jars marshmallow fluff
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 (1.2-ounce) bag freeze-dried strawberries, crushed and divided
  • 2 teaspoons strawberry extract
  • 10 drops red liquid food coloring*
Instructions
  1. Line an 8×8-inch baking pan with parchment paper, letting paper extend over edges of pan by 2 inches. Spray parchment paper with baking spray.
  2. In a medium saucepan, bring sugar, cream, butter, and salt to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly, until a candy thermometer registers 234°. Remove from heat and stir in white chocolate, marshmallow fluff, and vanilla, stirring vigorously, until combined.
  3. Add half of white chocolate fudge into prepared pan. To remaining half, add ¼ cup freeze-dried strawberries, strawberry extract, and food coloring; stir until well combined. Drop dollops of strawberry fudge on top of white chocolate fudge; swirl with a knife. Sprinkle remaining freeze-dried strawberries on top.
  4. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours. Cut into 1-inch squares. Store in an airtight container for up to 5 days.
Notes
*We used Wilton Color Right red food coloring.

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