What’s Cooking? Mama Dip’s Baked Fudge!

Last night I had a problem many can relate to—all I wanted was something CHOCOLATE. Seeing as how I was too tired to run to the store for a sweet tooth fix or even try and attempt something overly complicated at home, I turned to Mama Dip’s Family Cookbook to see if there was something simple yet delectable to get me through.

As I flipped through the pages, I found an interesting recipe that caught my eye—“Baked Fudge.” The best part about it? I had all the ingredients right there in my kitchen. Butter, sugar, eggs, milk, vanilla, flour, a pinch of salt and two unsweetened chocolate baking squares are all it called for and took about 10 minutes to prepare. Twenty minutes in the oven and then you have a delicious cross between a warm gooey brownie and a piece of homemade fudge that is impossible to resist!

For someone who finds cooking slightly difficult and frustrating at times, Mama Dip’s Family Cook Book provides recipes that are simple and clear…yet still taste like you were sitting right there at Mama Dip’s restaurant enjoying her southern sweets.

Baked Fudge (from Mama Dip’s Family Cook Book)

1 stick butter
2 squares unsweetened chocolate
2 eggs, beaten
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup flour
pinch salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Preheat oven to 350. Melt the butter and chocolate over low heat. Put the eggs in a bowl and add the sugar, flour, salt and vanilla. Stir in the chocolate mixture and pour into a greased pie plate. Bake for 20 minutes.

Serves 8. Great with ice cream.



  1. Probably my favorite thing about Mama Dip’s recipes — just good home cooking, with few special ingredients beyond pantry staples required! But haven’t tried this one yet. I need to!

  2. It was soooo easy! And that is coming from someone who thinks “cooking dinner” is making easy mac! Everyone should try it..its even better cold!

  3. I haven’t tried this fudge yet, but I am quite positive it is magnanimous. I believe that the author and cook of this article is being somewhat modest. I am sure she is a whiz in the kitchen and anywhere else seh applies herself. I can only hope that she finds her way back into the kitchen so we can se what else is cookin.

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