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Tuesday is National Fudge Day

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Tuesday is National Fudge Day.

The dictionary describes fudge as a soft rich candy made of sugar, milk, butter and flavoring. Today, many fans of fudge can indulge as June 16 is National Fudge Day.

There are many varieties of fudge but some of the most popular fudge flavors are chocolate or chocolates with nuts.

The origin and history of fudge is unclear however its believed it got its start in the U.S. dating back to 1886.

You can find them at many pastry shops. Or you can try to make them at home to recreate that smooth creamy consistency that ranks fudge as one of the most loved desserts in America.

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