Michigan Attractions November 09, 2016
These 10 Neighborhood Sweet Shops Serve The Best Homemade Fudge In Michigan
If you’ve got a sweet tooth, nothing hits the spot quite like a smooth and creamy slice of homemade fudge. Michigan is known for its delectable fudge, and we’re lucky to live among so many incredible candy companies. Here are ten sweet shops in the Great Lakes State where you can satisfy your sugar cravings.
1. Ryba's Fudge Shop (7245 Main St, Mackinac Island)
It's no secret that much of Michigan’s amazing fudge comes from Mackinac Island, and Ryba’s is a great place to start when you’re seeking the best sweet shop around. One common favorite is the sea salt caramel fudge, which is just as delectable as it sounds.
2. Frankenmuth Fudge Kitchen (606 S Main St, Frankenmuth)
This fudge shop in downtown Frankenmuth prides itself on great service and even greater fudge. Chat with a friendly employee as you peruse the rows of irresistible chocolatey creations.
3. Kilwins (various locations including Grand Rapids, Holland, and Ann Arbor)
With several locations throughout the state, Kilwins is certainly a must-try if you’re a fudge enthusiast. There’s nothing better than watching your fudge being made right in the front window of the shop.
4. How Sweet It Is Fudge & Candy Company (1778 Holloway Dr, Holt)
Head to the town of Holt to indulge in some sweet treats. In addition to creamy fudge, this awesome company provides everything from chocolate-dipped pretzels to candy bark.
5. Drost's Chocolates (3676 S Straits Hwy, Indian River)
This sweet shop in Indian River makes fudge using family recipes dating back to the early 1900s. The company’s dedication to quality has certainly paid off — and your tastebuds get to reap the rewards.
6. Murdick's Fudge Kitchen (Hoban Rd, Mackinac Island)
Since 1887, Murdick’s has been serving supremely delicious fudge to Michiganders of all ages. Once you’ve had Murdick’s, your sweet tooth has been spoiled for life. The company has four locations, but nothing beats its classic shop on Mackinac Island.
7. Jackson Candy & Fudge Factory (1522 E Michigan Ave, Jackson)
This vintage-style fudge shop in Jackson makes fudge fresh daily - and you won’t be able to resist. One step through the doors and your mouth will be watering at the rich scent of chocolate and caramel.
8. Fudgees ( 2420 Main St, Central Lake)
Fudgees is a family-owned business with a winning combination of small-town charm and big taste. Whether you’re biting into a slice of creamy fudge or leaving with an ice cream cone, you won’t be disappointed.
9. Marshall’s Fudge & Candy Company (308 E Central Ave, Mackinaw City)
One trip to Marshall’s will satisfy your sweet tooth in the most intense way possible. You’ll be amazed by the variety of fudge flavors offered at this shop, including unique choices like cranberry vanilla and pistachio nut.
10. Howse’s Fudge ( 201 E Main St, Harbor Springs)
This Harbor Springs shop will blow your taste buds away with its array of sugary products. Indulge in a bite of cookies ’n cream fudge and finish it up with a few bites of peanut brittle. Talk about sweet!
Now that we’ve got your tastebuds tingling, tell us: what’s your favorite flavor of fudge?
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