The World’s Easiest Dairy-Free Fudge: Just 4 Ingredients!


This truly is the easiest dairy-free fudge. It requires just 4 ingredients and less than 10 minutes of hands-on time. Of course, you do have to exercise some patience while it sets up! The recipe is easily allergy-friendly, too. See the ingredients I link to below for some vegan, gluten-free, nut-free, and soy-free options. You can also use my Dairy-Free Chocolate Chip Guide to find the best chocolate brand for your needs. We originally published this recipe back in 2006, but have given it a big update!

The World's Easiest Dairy-free Fudge Recipe - also vegan and allergy-friendly

Special Diet Notes: Easiest Dairy-Free Fudge

By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, gluten-free, grain-free, peanut-free, optionally nut-free, optionally soy-free, vegan, plant-based, and vegetarian.

The World's Easiest Dairy-Free Fudge
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Serves: about 24 fudge pieces
  1. Line an 8x4-inch or 9x5-inch loaf pan with parchment paper.
  2. Put the chocolate and milk beverage in a microwave-safe bowl and microwave on HIGH for 1 minute. Stir vigorously. Microwave in 15-second intervals, stirring well in between each, until the chocolate is just melted and smooth. Do not overheat it.
  3. Stir in the vanilla and salt until well combined. Stir in the nuts, if using.
  4. Scrape the chocolate mixture into your prepared loaf pan and even it out.
  5. Refrigerate the chocolate until firm, about 2 hours.
  6. Remove the fudge using the paper, flip it onto a cutting board, and peel off the paper. Cut it into pieces to serve. It should keep at room temperature, but you can refrigerate or freeze the fudge to preserve freshness.

Key Pantry Supplies: Easiest Dairy-Free Fudge

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About Author

Alisa is the founder of, Senior Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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