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April 2015 - Murdick's Famous Fudge Store Blog Posts

Aaron Murdick’s Fudge = Michigan Tradition

  • Published: April 28, 2015
  • in News

  Aaron Murdick’s great- great-grandfather, Newton Jerome Murdick, developed and perfected the process of “creaming” fudge on a marble slab in the summer of 1887 on Mackinac Island. The fact that he was to be the founder of one of the most successful “cottage industries” in American history, probably never crossed his mind; but the delight […]

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake

  • Published: April 27, 2015
  • in RECIPES

  Ingredients: Cake  1  Chocolate Cake Mix ½ cup butter – melted 1 egg 2nd Layer 1 slice of Aaron Murdick’s Peanut Butter Fudge Cream Cheese Layer 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened 1 cup peanut butter 3 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla ½ cup butter, melted 4 cups confectionery sugar Chocolate Topping ½ cup chocolate […]

Destination: Mackinaw City

  • Published: April 26, 2015
  • in News

On the south shore of the Mackinac Straits, the year is 1775. (Post taken from Midwest Weekends) © Beth Gauper British soldiers demonstrate cannon firing at Colonial Michilimackinac. At the top of the Michigan mitten, a little village has seen a lot of action over the centuries. Iroquois war parties, French explorers and British soldiers […]

Mackinac Bridge at dusk

Murdick’s Fudge Buckeye Brownie Cookies

  • Published: April 26, 2015
  • in RECIPES

Murdick’s Fudge Buckeye Brownie Cookies Ingredients   1 box fudge brownie mix (19.5 ounce or family size) ¼ cup butter, melted 4 oz. (1/2 block) cream cheese, softened 1 egg 1 slice of Murdick’s Peanut Butter Fudge 1 package of Milk Chocolate Chips   Instructions: 1. Heat oven to 350 degrees. In a medium bowl, […]

HOW IT’S MADE!

  • Published: April 23, 2015
  • in News

Half of the attraction of our Murdick’s Mackinac Island Fudge is how it is made.  The other half, of course, is it’s smooth, creamy texture! From the weighing up of the batch of fudge to the slicing of the fudge and putting it into the showcase, the entire process is done right in front of […]

Caramel Marshmallow Popcorn

  • Published: April 16, 2015
  • in RECIPES

  Ingredients 1 package microwave popcorn, popped ½ cup butter 1 cup brown sugar 2 Tbsp. light corn syrup or honey ½ tsp. vanilla 12 large marshmallows Instructions Pop popcorn until done, remove any unpopped kernels. Melt butter in a medium saucepan over low heat. Add brown sugar, corn syrup, vanilla and marshmallows. Turn heat […]

WAYS TO KEEP YOUR FUDGE FRESH!

  • Published: April 16, 2015
  • in News

  One of the most common questions we get asked here at Aaron Murdick’s Fudge store, is “how do we keep this fudge fresh?”  Our usual answer is this: Fudge is like bread.  If you leave it out in the air, it will dry out.  If you keep it wrapped in plastic, it will stay fresher.  […]

Tribute to Francis Murdick (POEM)

  • Published: April 15, 2015
  • in News

  This poem by Mr. Doug Emerson for Fran Murdick (Aaron Murdick’s Grandpa) On an island shaped like a turtle many generations ago, An Up North treat for the tourists spawned an industry you know. There are almost as many shops selling it As there are flavors for every taste. With so many visitors young […]

Aaron Murdick’s Fudge – The REAL Stuff!

Mackinac Island’s fudge business, and Murdick’s Fudge in particular has been a “sweet” business for over 128 years because people love OUR fudge.  WE use only quality ingredients, avoiding artificial additives, cooking each batch to the exact temperature required and working it slowly to a set on the marble slabs.  Other Mackinac Island fudge stores only exist because […]

WELCOME TO SPRING!

  • Published: April 11, 2015
  • in News

We are open now at our store in Mackinaw City and have seen a surprising number of people traveling through Mackinaw and even staying in Mackinaw.  There are some shops opening up and hotels are readying for the season.  We have been making about 16 kinds of fudge this week because it has been a […]

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