Maybe it has something to do with my childhood or maybe it’s just because I still haven’t fully grown up, but my love for cereal runs deep. Especially the sugary variety. The adult in me picks out things with the word ‘oats’ on the box, but the kid in me will always want to grab Lucky Charms and Fruity Pebbles and make a run for it.
So today, I’m rolling with the kid side….to make breakfast cereal fudge!! It’s one part breakfast, one part dessert, and two parts awesome. You’re definitely going to want to try this. Full disclosure – You will need to involve the stove for this one, but I promise, it’s really, really easy.
Heres what you need to make your own”¦
-5 oz can evaporated milk
-8 tbsp (1 stick) unsalted butter
-3 cups granulated sugar
-7 oz Marshmallow Fluff
-12 oz white chocolate chips
-2 cups of your favorite breakfast cereal
Youll also need:
4-Quart sauce pan // 9″x13″ Cake pan // Heat-safe spatula // Parchment paper
1. Line the cake pan with parchment paper.
2. Add the evaporated milk, butter, and sugar to the sauce pan. While stirring constantly, bring the mixture to a boil over medium heat. Be careful to not scald the mixture. Remove from the heat.
3. Add the Marshmallow Fluff and white chocolate chips to the sugar mixture. Stir until the chocolate is melted and the mixture is thoroughly combined.
4. Stir in 1 1/2 cups your favorite breakfast cereal. I used Fruity Pebbles and Lucky Charms as my cereal for this recipe and can highly recommend then both. Lucky Charms was my favorite of the two though, if I have to choose just one. Pour the fudge into your prepared pan. Sprinkle the remaining 1/2 cup of cereal on top of the fudge. Lightly press the cereal in so that it sticks.
5. Let the fudge cool completely. Remove from the pan and cut into pieces.
Recipe by Linda Jednaszewski for Paper & Stitch
Concept, photography, and styling by Brittni Mehlhoff
Have you ever made fudge before? My great grandma used to make it when I was little and I was always so impressed…Fudge seemed like such a hard thing to make. Who knew it was so simple.
For more sweet treats like this one, check out the homemade color blocked chocolate bark with edible flower sprinkles I made or the food and recipes page for the full list.
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How whimsical! I need to make this ASAP!Crystal
yummmm! This looks incredible! Some of your recipes have become our familyâ€™s favorites. Itâ€™s so mouthwatering.Amanda
My little brothers would love this, such a fun idea! xGemma Louise
I thought this was soap hehehehehe looks delicious and really sweet xxAdelle
Oh my goodness. Oh my goodness, Froot Loops. This is perfect! I’ve never actually made fudge yet by myself, but I always want to. It’s great stuff. Happy Tuesday!Jordannaâ€” The House of Muses
These look great! Can’t wait to try them out with other cereal flavours too!honey&gazelle
I’m super-boring and my favourite cereal is raisin bran… although now that I think about it, a raisin fudge with a little crispiness might be nice, haha! I think I might try this out around Halloween with Frankenberry (and maybe a chocolate one with Count Chocula) — thanks so much for the idea!Katie
You are my hero.Kelly @ Studio DIY
These look so fun and delicious! They count as a breakfast food right?
This looks so delicious! I can already think of a few cereal combinations that would be delicious in fudge.Stephanie R
Thanks so much Brittany and Danielle. 🙂Brittni
This is the prettiest fudge (or breakfast!) ever!danielle @ this picture book life
Oh my! What a great idea!Brittany
Thanks Sarah. I was hoping this recipe would help with that. Mondays are the worst.Brittni
This looks amazing and would probably help me with my Monday morning blues 😉