Simply Wonderfuls

the simply wonderfuls:

A from Ohio wrote: “I recently ate a sweet (not sure of the name) made with buttermilk powder and orange. It was called ‘something awesome’ or ‘something wonderful’ or something like that. Could you please give the recipe for this heavenly sweet?”

My reply: Hello! The sweets are called ‘simply wonderfuls’. Here is the recipe:

Orange and Currant Simply Wonderfuls

Simply Wonderfuls are fudge-like sweets made from butter, sugar, and milk powder. They require no cooking. Combine the ingredients, and the result is simply wonderful!

PREPARATION TIME: 20 minutes, YIELD: about 15 sweets

1 1/4 cups sifted icing (confectioners/powdered) sugar,
190g (6.7 ounces) unsalted butter, room temperature
1/2 teaspoon finely grated orange rind/zest,
2 tablespoons currants,
1.5 cups sifted full-cream milk powder.

Cream the butter, sugar, and orange rind in a mixing bowl.

Fold in the currants and powdered milk and knead until a firm fondant-like dough is formed. Pinch off walnut-sized portions and roll into smooth even-sized balls. Chill and serve.

NOTE: to measure the 190 grams butter, just look at the weight of a block and cut off approx right amount. Butter quantities do not have to be super-accurate. Do not melt the butter, it should be room temperature. Orange and currants are just an idea (a nice idea). You could add just about anything.

Posted by Kurma on 3/11/11; 10:37:37 AM

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