January 20, 2017
This week, I made some bright and colorful white chocolate Unicorn Fudge that is guaranteed to brighten up anyone's day. If you haven't noticed, the Unicorn trend has taken the Instagram baking world by storm.
I can't say I am surprised. Unicorns are pretty cool. I should know because I have spent the better part of the last 26 years trying to become one. I'm not talking about the mythical horses with the horn in the middle of their head (although that would be awesome), I'm talking about what the idea of "being a Unicorn" represents in our culture.
Today, to be a Unicorn is to be something truly special. A beautiful and majestic creature that is unique in all the right ways. You know what I am talking about - the kind of person that can't help but stand out in a crowd. Someone that everyone looks at and just thinks "Wow. That person is AWESOME."
My whole life I have been working to be the best at everything I did. Things like better grades, higher test scores, more followers - whatever it was, I was always killing myself to be something more than I was. But after years of constantly beating myself up for not being better, I have learned that trying to be a Unicorn kind of sucks.
I will let you in on a little secret, no matter how amazing you are, there is always going to be someone who is smarter, faster, or just better than you are...damn unicorns. And no matter how good you get, those people will always be there to make you doubt yourself.
So in 2017, I have decided to give up on trying to be something that I am not. To stop comparing myself to others and to just live my life the best I can and be the best I can be. But don't worry. Just because I have given up on my dreams of becoming a Unicorn doesn't mean I am going to stop making Unicorn themed sweet treats. Enjoy the fudge!
- 24 oz. white chocolate chips
- 1/2 cup heavy cream
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Purple food coloring
- Sprinkles (the most unicorn looking ones you can find)
- Prepare an 8x8 inch pan with parchment.
- Place white chocolate, heavy cream and vanilla extract into a a microwave safe bowl. Melt in 30 second intervals until smooth.
- Add a few drops of purple food coloring. Keep adding until you get the desired color.
- Pour in prepared pan and smooth with a knife or offset spatula.
- Add sprinkles. Press lightly into fudge.
- Place in the fridge for at least an hour and cut into squares.
- Let the fudge come to room temperature before serving.
*Makes about 25 pieces
11/19/17 10:36 AM
I’m sorry, it’s me again, but I was wondering, did you make this recipe? And how did you become such a good cook?
11/19/17 04:32 PM
Hi Izzy! I did make this recipe! And I got better by doing a LOT of practice over the years!
11/15/17 07:02 AM
This is awesome, my class will love this. They love when I cook! Last time I made Oreo Bars and they ate them up! I am actually a student in the Sixth... I find this awesome! You are the best. Also, I just want to tell you, your work is amazing!
11/15/17 04:45 PM
Hi Izzy! Thanks so much for the kind words. I hope this is a big hit with your class! Happy Baking!
11/12/17 06:58 PM
i just have to make the unicorn fudge my grandkids will eat it up i make pbfudge and chocolate at christmas but have been looking for a little some thing extra
11/13/17 04:58 PM
They will love this!
10/23/17 10:58 PM
Is there a video tutorial
10/24/17 02:38 PM
Unfortunately there is no video tutorial :( But I can answer any questions you might have!
10/15/17 08:50 PM
wonderful for a unicorn themed party
10/19/17 12:25 PM
It would be perfect for a unicorn themed party!
10/15/17 12:02 AM
This looks so amazingly awesome and delicious! PS... what you may not know about posting this was that by no longer comparing yourself to others to be ‘as good as’ or ‘better than’.... you finally became your unicorn, unique in your own right. That, after all, is what unicorns are all about! Thanks for the recipe, gonna try it this weekend!!!
10/19/17 12:24 PM
Hi Allie! Sorry for the delay in responding, because this might be the best comment I have ever received on here! Thank you for making my day <3
09/14/17 01:19 PM
Could this be made in candy molds?
09/14/17 02:52 PM
I have never tried it, but I am sure it would work!
09/02/17 04:46 AM
How long, if giving as gift, can it be stored for please?
09/04/17 10:38 PM
Great question! This fudge can be stored at room temperature in an airtight container for abut a week. But, if you store it in an airtight container in the refrigerator, it can last 2 to 3 weeks.
08/27/17 12:19 AM
Do you only place the parchment paper on the bottom of the pan? Do you place strips of parchment paper around the sides? Also, do you spray any non stick spray before piuring the fudge inti the pan? Thank you.
08/27/17 01:28 PM
I used a large piece of parchment so it covered the bottoms and the sides. For this recipe, you do not need to spray the pan with non-stick spray.
08/24/17 11:44 AM
Doesn't this fudge need some sugar?
08/24/17 12:22 PM
No added sugar needed! You get plenty of sweetness from the heavy cream and white chocolate!