Who’da Thunk It?

Posted on August 14th, 2016
Last year, I posted a blog here about my father for Memorial Day.  You can read it in the May 2015 blog post.  It described my father’s story about a chance encounter with the U.S.S. Indianapolis with his group on their way to the Philippines during World War II.  As a result, this happened…


Posted on July 2nd, 2016
It all began on Mackinac Island in the year 1887. Henry Murdick, a sail maker on Mackinac Island, was commissioned to make the awnings for the new Grand Hotel.  Henry saw that the visitors would soon be flocking to the island, so he and his wife Sarah, began making candy and fudge to sell to the tourist…

WE Offer Samples!!!! BEWARE of Stores Who Don’t!!!

Posted on July 2nd, 2016
We were told by several customers today that some fudge stores on Mackinac Island do not offer samples of their fudge.  We find this hard to believe.  WE encourage samples of our fudge because we know that once you try our fudge, we will have you for a life-long customer! When on vacation, you have t

THE SWEET SPOT! The Murdick family!

Posted on January 3rd, 2016
    “It’s almost impossible to go to northern Michigan without picking up some fudge. And, Murdick’s Fudge is the place to go according to Michigan fudge insiders. The location in Mackinaw City is the original Murdick’s Fudge and well worth visiting if you’re in the are…

Voted “KINGS of FUDGE” by Daily Meal – MSN

Posted on January 3rd, 2016
Check it out!  WE are the KINGS of FUDGE!! The Murdick family are FUDGE ROYALTY!  The Murdick Family are the “kings of fudge and this offshoot, with locations in Frankenmuth and Mackinaw City, carries on the family legacy in a great way.  Whereas the Mackinac Island and Martha’s

Quick Microwave Cashew Brittle

Posted on December 2nd, 2015
1 cup sugar
1⁄2 cup white corn syrup
1 cup cashews
1 teaspoon butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon baking soda DIRECTIONS
In 1 1/2 qt casserole, stir together sugar and syrup.
Micro on high for 4 minutes.
Stir in cashews.
Micro on high 3-5 minutes only…


Posted on September 9th, 2015
TURTLE CAKE 1 cup chocolate chips
2 cups pecans
3/4 cup melted butter
1/2 cup evaporated milk
1 lb. of Murdick’s caramels
1 1/3 cups water ( or as called for by your cake mix)
1/3 cup oil ( or as called for by your cake mix)
3 eggs ( or as called for by your cake mix)
1 (18 ounce) boxes German chocolate cak…

Pairing Wines with Fudge

Posted on August 6th, 2015
After much research, we have come up with a basic guideline for customers who want to give the gift of wine and fudge together. When pairing wines with fudge, it is not just the chocolate content that you should consider, but the overall flavor of the fudge and its ingredients. Dark chocolate fudge is t…