8 ingredients is all it takes to make this carrot cake fudge. An easy fudge recipe that is loaded with carrot cake flavor in every single bite. This Easter fudge is made using the microwave, so no need to get your pans out.
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A sweetened condensed fudge that uses carrot cake Oreos, white chocolate chips, and more to give this dessert optimal flavor.
I guess carrot cake is a flavor of Easter. I mean, it makes sense, but I love carrot cake all year round. This fudge carrot cake is creamy with a nice little crunch from the Oreos.
Why You Will Love This Carrot Cake Recipe…
- Microwave Fudge
- You cook the flour to make it safe to eat
- Rich carrot cake flavor
- Made with Carrot Cake Oreos
- Stores well
- Makes a great Easter dessert
- No-bake recipe
🥕 Carrot Cake Fudge Ingredients
- Flour (it is cooked)
- White Chocolate
- Sweetened Condensed Milk
- Carrot Cake Oreos
- Orange Food Coloring
🐰 How to Make Fudge
Step 1: Start by placing your flour in a microwave safe bowl, and heat on high for 1 minute to cook the flour. It needs to reach 160 degrees to kill off bacteria.
Step 2: Line your 8×8 pan with parchment paper and grease the pan to prevent sticking.
Step 3: In a bowl, you will add your butter, flour, sugar, and vanilla. Mix well until combined. Then pour in the sweetened condensed milk.
Step 4: Melt chocolate chips in the microwave, and then mix them into the batter. Divide the batter into two bowls. In one bowl you will add orange food coloring too, the other leave it white.
Step 5: Pour the orange fudge mixture into the pan and spread evenly. Place a layer of Oreo cookies on top, and then top with the white fudge.
Step 6: Top with crumbled Oreos, and then let the Oreo fudge set up.
🍬 Storing And Freezing Steps
If you have fudge left and don’t eat it right away, I like to store the fudge in the refrigerator. You can store the fridge for 1-2 weeks in the fridge. You will find the Oreos in the fudge will soften a bit as it sits.
It is best to eat within the first 2-4 days. You can make this a day in advance for serving friends and family.
In terms of freezing, you can freeze this carrot fudge. Place in a freezer friendly container and freeze up for up to 3 months. You will find the Oreos soften a bit but it will still taste great.
Quick Tip – Make sure your fudge is in an airtight container and stored properly. Otherwise, the cold air can dry our your carrot cake fudge in the refrigerator or freezer.
📌 Expert Tips
- If you want a thicker fudge use an 8×8 pan. Or if you want a thinner fudge opt for a 9×9 pan.
- Make sure your chocolate is fully melted before you stir into the flour mixture.
- You can skip the Carrot Cake Oreos. If you do, mix 2 tablespoons carrot baby food, and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon and 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg in replace.
- Push the Oreos slightly into the fudge right after you pour, to help the Oreos stick on top of the white layer of fudge.
- You need to let your fudge fully set up, otherwise, it will not hold shape the way you want. Allow to set up on the counter or place in the fridge for setting up.
- Use a sharp knife for slicing into the fudge.
- You can melt chocolate chips on the stove if you want, just stir the chocolate constantly to prevent burning.
👩🍳 Recipe FAQs
Raw flour needs to reach 160 degrees Fahrenheit to kill off bacteria. To do this, you can place your flour in a microwave-safe bowl and heat for 1 minute on high.
Place a thermometer in the flour to ensure it has reached 160 degrees if you would like to be safe.
Or place flour in the oven at 350 degrees on a baking sheet laid out for 3-5 minutes. It will create a nutty flavor to the flour if you opt for this method.
Fudge is a creamier texture that is mixed with sweetened condensed milk, sugar, and other ingredients. You will find that fudge is a creamier texture. Chocolate is harder in texture as well.
You will add in 2 tablespoons carrot baby food, cinnamon and nutmeg. Mix and pour into the batter. You can replace carrot cake Oreos with Golden Oreos or leave the Oreos out altogether.
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More Carrot Cake Recipes
- Layered Carrot Cake Cheesecake Cake
- Easy Carrot Cake Dip
- Carrot Cake Waffles
- Easy Carrot Cake Brownies
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- 1 stick butter
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 1 cup flour (needs to be heated to 160 degrees)
- 1 1/2 cups white chocolate or white almond bark
- 1 can of Eagle-Brand Sweetened Condensed Milk
- 1 package of Carrot cake Oreos - Can Use golden Oreos
- 2 drops orange food coloring
- Start by lining your 8x8 pan with parchment paper. Then add a little cooking spray to prevent any sticking.
- In a bowl, place your flour in a microwave-safe bowl, and cook for 1 minute on high in the microwave. It needs to heat to 160 degrees to kill off bacteria so safe to eat.
- In a bowl melt your butter until it is soft. Then add in the vanilla and stir. Add in the sugar and flour and mix until combined. Stir in the sweetened condensed milk.
- Now melt your chocolate chips in the microwave, and then pour into the rest of the ingredients.
- Once mixed, split your fudge batter into two bowls. Then to one bowl add a couple drops of orange food coloring.
- Pour the orange into the baking dish. Then lay a layer of Oreos on top. Then top with the white layer of the fudge.
- Add crumbled Oreos on top, and press gently into the fudge.
- Cover and let firm up in the fridge for a few hours. Then cut the carrot cake fudge, and serve.
To make fudge without Oreos: You can skip the Carrot Cake Oreos. If you do, mix 2 tablespoons carrot baby food, and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon and 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg in replace.
The flour needs to reach 160 degrees to remove the bacteria off the flour. Or you can bake in the oven at 350 degrees for 3-5 minutes. You can use a meat thermometer to check the temperature.
For a thick fudge do 8x8 and for a thinner fudge do a 9x9 pan.
Store your fudge in the refrigerator, or you can opt to freeze your fudge for up to three months if you want. The Oreos will soften a bit but still taste great.
Swap out with Golden Oreos if you can't find Carrot Cake Oreos.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 358Total Fat: 18gSaturated Fat: 10gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 33mgSodium: 134mgCarbohydrates: 47gFiber: 1gSugar: 35gProtein: 4g
This information is automatically calculated by third-party software, including but not limited to the Create or Bake Me Some Sugar. For accurate nutrition, I suggest running the ingredients in your own system to get a more accurate reading. Nutritional information is approximate and automatically calculated, and should only be viewed as an indication.