Slow Cooker Mini Egg Fudge

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Easter wouldn’t be Easter without Cadbury Mini Eggs and they’re something that we eat from as soon as they appear in the shops – from February or March onwards – and we miss them when the season ends.

It felt only right to make a Mini Egg fudge to add to our collection of recipes and this slow cooker fudge recipe could not be easier. It looks great, tastes great and is perfect to share.

Slow Cooker Mini Egg Fudge

What Mini Eggs should we use for this recipe?

We used a mixture of Cadburys Mini Eggs and Micro Mini Eggs from Sainsburys for this Easter fudge recipe but you could use any unbranded Mini Eggs or any other kind of small, seasonal chocolate eggs like Creme Eggs or solid Milk Chocolate eggs – it’s a really versatile recipe to adapt.

We love using the Micro Chocolate Eggs within the fudge mixture as traditional Mini Eggs are incredibly hard when they’ve been in the fridge and quite hard to cut. You could instead add crushed Mini Eggs to the mix or even top with crushed eggs. You can just use Cadbury Mini Eggs throughout if you want as well.

Slow Cooker Mini Egg Fudge

This white chocolate Mini Egg fudge is delicious. I love the combination of Mini Eggs with white chocolate fudge but you could use milk chocolate if you prefer. For a milk chocolate fudge recipe, leave the vanilla out and instead use 400g milk chocolate. This would give you a super easy Easter fudge with 3 ingredients.

Over the years we’ve made quite a few recipes with Mini Eggs but this is definitely one of our favourite Easter treats. We love making condensed milk fudge and everyone always really appreciates it as a gift too. It’s just really satisfying to make, especially for an occasion like Easter.

What sort of slow cooker or crockpot should I use?

You can use any slow cookers for this home made fudge but if you have an overly large one you may find it doesn’t take quite as long to cook so you have to remember to adjust the cooking time accordingly.

How long does slow cooker fudge keep for?

This slow cooker fudge keeps well in the fridge, in an airtight container for a couple of weeks. The flavour matures over the first couple of days of it being in the fridge so you get the full flavour after it’s been in the fridge for a few days.

Can you make this fudge in the microwave?

Many people make fudge in the microwave but I much prefer the control I have when I make it in the crock pot or slow cooker. If you don’t have a slow cooker, make it in the fudge by putting the ingredients in a microwave safe bowl and heating on short bursts in the microwave, stirring in between. Then follow the instructions as per the recipe below.

Slow Cooker Mini Egg Fudge

We also give this fudge as Easter gifts and it makes a great alternative to Easter Eggs and, when wrapped in individual gift bags it looks fantastic too. This perfect Easter fudge is something anyone would love to receive.

Can you make this Mini Egg fudge slow cooker recipe with evaporated milk?

Slow cooker fudge works because condensed milk has a really high sugar content, needed to create that beautifully rich fudge. Evaporated milk isn’t the same, doesn’t have that sugar content and isn’t thick enough to help the fudge thicken and set. You can’t use evaporated milk in these recipes – so get some condensed milk instead.

Do you cook slow cooker fudge high or low temperature?

We always cook fudge on a high slow cooker temperature setting and it takes around 40 minutes in total. You could make it on the low setting but it would take longer and would still need to be stirred regularly. You may as well keep the slow cooker on high and be done in under an hour!

Slow Cooker Mini Egg Fudge

When cooking, is the slow cooker fudge lid on or off?

When making this slow cooker fudge, you need to remove the slow cooker lid otherwise excess moisture would be retained in the slow cooker pot and the fudge wouldn’t thicken as it needs to.

If you’re looking for other easy slow cooker fudge ideas to try why not try our Lotus Biscoff fudge, Parma Violet fudge, Love Heart fudge or Oreo fudge? You can find all our fudge recipes to date here.

What equipment do you need to make slow cooker fudge?

Slow cooker fudge doesn’t need anything special to make it, and you probably already have everything you need at home, but this is the equipment we use:

Once you’ve got everything you need to make the fudge you can just keep making it again and again – in so many different flavours too!

Slow Cooker Mini Egg Fudge

So here’s our recipe for Slow Cooker Mini Egg Fudge:

Ingredients

  • A 397 ml tin condensed milk
  • 600 g white chocolate – can be bars or sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 150g Chocolate Mini Eggs

To decorate

  • 100g Mini Eggs
Slow Cooker Mini Egg Fudge

Instructions

  • Break the chocolate up and add to the slow cooker bowl with the sweetened condensed milk and vanilla.
  • Turn the slow cooker on to high and leave to cook for 40 minutes with the lid off, stirring every ten minutes.
  • When melted, thick and well combined, remove from the heat. Leave to cool for five minutes before stirring in the chocolate mini eggs.
  • Pour the mixture into a tin lined with parchment paper or silicone baking tray, add the remaining Mini Eggs to the top, and put in the fridge to set – preferably overnight.

If you’d like to pin or print this Slow Cooker Mini Egg Fudge recipe for making fudge later you can do so below. Happy baking!

Slow Cooker Mini Egg Fudge

It felt only right to make a Mini Egg fudge to add to our collection of recipes and this slow cooker fudge recipe could not be easier. It looks great, tastes great and is perfect to share.
Course Afternoon Tea, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American, British
Keyword fudge, slow cooker
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Servings 40 pieces

Ingredients

  • 397 ml condensed milk
  • 600 g white chocolate – can be bars or sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 150 g Chocolate Mini Eggs

To decorate

  • 100 g Mini Eggs

Instructions

  • Break the chocolate up and add to the slow cooker bowl with the sweetened condensed milk and vanilla.
  • Turn the slow cooker on to high and leave to cook for 40 minutes with the lid off, stirring every ten minutes.
  • When melted, thick and well combined, remove from the heat. Leave to cool for five minutes before stirring in the chocolate mini eggs.
  • Pour the mixture into a tin lined with parchment paper or silicone baking tray, add the remaining Mini Eggs to the top, and put in the fridge to set – preferably overnight.

*Note: Nutritional information is estimated, based on publicly available data. Nutrient values may vary from those published.

Slow Cooker Mini Egg Fudge

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