The Official Ranking of Mackinac Island Fudge Flavors
Did you know that Mackinac Island is considered America's Fudge Capital? It's true and one of the big reasons why is because of the amount of fudge that's handcrafted there every day. According to the Mackinac Island website, approximately ten thousand pounds of the world-famous Mackinac Island fudge gets handcrafted daily during the peak tourism season. (Of course, that number might be a little different in 2020.)
Did you know that there are currently 13 different fudge shops on Mackinac Island? It's true and according to the Mackinac Island website, there are tons of options when it comes to fudge flavors at all of those different fudge shops. For instance, at May's Candy Shops, you can pick up some Amaretto Chocolate Chip Fudge, Mint Fudge or even some Love Potion Fudge. They also have lots of unique fudge choices at the Murray Hotel Fudge Company including Carrot Cake Fudge, Cappuccino Fudge, Caramel Apple Pie Fudge and Heavenly Goo Fudge, too. You've also got some great fudge options at Kilwins too, including Turtle Fudge and Mud Fudge.
With so many different Mackinac Island fudge flavors available, is there an 'official ranking' of the flavors? Well, sort of. Murdick's Fudge--the original on the Island since 1887--posted a poll in 2018 of their ‘High-Five’ List Of Crowd-Pleasing, Best-Selling Fudge Flavors. And what was #1 on their list? Well, spoiler alert...that would be chocolate. Other flavors that made their list include Double Chocolate Caramel Sea Salt, Chocolate Peanut Butter, Turtle and Butter Pecan. You can click here to see more about the fudge flavor rankings from Murdick's Fudge.