You are here: Home » Recipes » Buttermilk Fudge Buttermilk Fudge Recipe by Favorite Recipes Press Yield 16 to 20 servings Buttermilk gives this fudge an extra creamy texture. PrintEmail Ingredients 2 cups sugar1 cup buttermilk1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine1 teaspoon baking soda2 tablespoons light corn syrup1 teaspoon vanilla extract3/4 cup chopped pecans Instructions Combine the sugar, buttermilk, butter, baking soda and corn syrup in a buttered Dutch oven. Cook over medium heat to 234F on a candy thermometer, soft-ball stage, stirring constantly. Remove from the heat and cool to 180F. Stir in the vanilla. Beat at high speed until the mixture thickens and loses its luster. Stir in the pecans. Pour into a buttered 8-inch square baking pan; cool. Recipe reprinted with permission from Mother’s Finest Catering’s Mother’s Finest: Southern Cooking Make Easy (2002).