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Offline M Saver

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How long will fudge and/or balls last (to give as gifts)?
« on: December 13, 2013, 05:20:21 am »
I've read that heaps of people make fudge, balls (eg rum balls, apricot balls etc) to give to people over the Christmas period but I'm struggling to find out how long this ind of food will keep for. I'm sure it depends on the recipe, but are there any general rules of thumb that people follow?

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Re: How long will fudge and/or balls last (to give as gifts)?
« Reply #1 on: December 13, 2013, 05:52:33 am »
They have a good fridge life M Saver, make them the weekend before Christmas and they will be fine for weeks.
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Re: How long will fudge and/or balls last (to give as gifts)?
« Reply #2 on: December 13, 2013, 06:07:27 am »
My fridge lasted for ages last year as we rationed it. Rum balls seem to go immediately.
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Re: How long will fudge and/or balls last (to give as gifts)?
« Reply #3 on: December 13, 2013, 06:37:11 am »
so glad to hear that your fridge is going well, Cookie.
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Re: How long will fudge and/or balls last (to give as gifts)?
« Reply #4 on: December 13, 2013, 06:47:18 am »
How often do you need a new fridge cookie lol
Sounds like its yearly.
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Re: How long will fudge and/or balls last (to give as gifts)?
« Reply #5 on: December 13, 2013, 06:57:51 am »
OMG I have just given myself an enormous laugh. Blast spell check. As well as my fridge going well my fudge lasts for ages in the fridge.  ;D :D ;D ;D

I hope this hasn't jinxed the fridge to die on us before Christmas.  :'( :'( :'( or even the fudge.  ;D ;D
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Re: How long will fudge and/or balls last (to give as gifts)?
« Reply #6 on: December 13, 2013, 07:00:36 am »
Your fridge will be fine so long as it has got fudge in it! :D
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Re: How long will fudge and/or balls last (to give as gifts)?
« Reply #7 on: December 13, 2013, 07:21:48 am »
Thank you for the replies (and the laugh)  :)

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Re: How long will fudge and/or balls last (to give as gifts)?
« Reply #8 on: December 23, 2013, 03:21:25 am »
 ;D ;D ;D Cookie...
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Re: Re: How long will fudge and/or balls last (to give as gifts)?
« Reply #9 on: December 23, 2013, 06:27:20 am »
Fudge doesnt last 24 hours here....but I don't think it's anything to do with food saftey precautions.
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