Pink Lemonade Fudge Gets Its Flavor From A Nostalgic Drink Mix

Fudge is one of the best desserts out there — a simple chocolate fudge recipe can hit the spot any day. Plus, fudge is a prime dessert because it's so customizable; you can essentially make your fudge into any flavor that your heart desires, from s'mores to peppermint to peanut butter and so on. But one fudge flavor that you may not have heard of yet is pink lemonade.

Pink lemonade fudge looks exactly as you would expect it to: It's bright pink, with decorative sprinkles on top. But where does the recipe get its pink lemonade flavor from? Well, it actually comes from a nostalgic drink mix that you may just recognize from your childhood: Kool-Aid — the same powder that comes in either a canister or individual packets that you mix with water to make a delicious, kid-approved drink. So how do we use the Kool-Aid mix to make that pink lemonade fudge?

The easy steps to make pink lemonade fudge

Pink lemonade fudge requires just three ingredients: Pink Lemonade Kool-Aid, white chocolate chips, and sweetened condensed milk. First, you'll want to melt 3 cups of white chocolate into a bowl. Although other types of chocolate could be used, it's probably best to stick to white chocolate just in case darker chocolate affects the overall color of the fudge — after all, we want to achieve that pretty, bright pink color with our end result. Next, you add in a 14-ounce can of condensed milk. Finally, you add in a packet of the pink lemonade-flavored Kool-Aid mix.

From there, there is no baking necessary. After you've mixed together all the ingredients thoroughly, pour it into a square baking dish, add some sprinkles to the top for decoration, and let it sit for an hour or two. Once those couple hours are up, you're good to go — just cut up the fudge and it's ready to eat.