Ministry Crumb Fudge

Stocks & Basics —
ESSE baked Ministry Crumb Fudge

Named after the recipe was issued by the Ministry of Food.  They would save up their butter and sugar rationing for this recipe to give it to children for a special treat.


  • 2 heaped tablespoons golden syrup
  • 110g butter
  • 110g sugar
  • 1 heaped tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 125g toasted breadcrumbs


  1. Boil together the syrup, butter and sugar, whisk together to get them well mixed.
  2. Stir in the toasted breadcrumbs and cocoa powder. Mix well.
  3. Spoon into a shallow tray and allow to cool and set.
  4. When set, cut into squares.

Recipe by Philippa Vine, Bluebell Farmhouse Kitchen.

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