Autumn is in full swing on Mackinac Island with the peak fall colors predicted to be appreciated this upcoming weekend on October 12th and 13th. October is really a special time to enjoy everything that Mackinac Island has to offer. In celebration of the season, Original Murdick's Fudge is excited to offer our seasonal pumpkin spice fudge. Enjoy the sweet and savory taste of vanilla, … [Read more...] about Fall Colors Means Pumpkin Spice
A cruise that sails the Great Lakes and visits our home at Mackinac Island. If you are among those who are opting to cruise the Great Lakes, definitely stop by The Original Murdick's Fudge. We are an iconic Michigan favorite and are the very first fudge shop on the island dating back over 100 years since 1887. We still follow Sara Murdick’s tried and true recipe and the old-fashioned … [Read more...] about A New Way to Visit Mackinac Island!
Back by popular demand our exclusive glass-blown ornament created for Original Murdick’s Fudge is available for pre-order purchase in a gift package with two half-pound slices of fudge delivered to you in December!* *While supplies last. PRE-ORDER Ornament And Fudge Pairing … [Read more...] about Exclusive Mackinac Island Ornament
You are invited to join The Original Murdick’s Fudge at the Mackinac Island Wedding Show at Mission Point on September 28th, 2019. Enjoy decadent free samples while learning how we can make your wedding even sweeter and more spectacular! We vow to handcraft the perfect wedding favors and provide you with our amazing SweetBar options that includes bite size all-natural Pure Michigan fudge as … [Read more...] about Make Your Wedding Extra Memorable with Pure Michigan Fudge
Mackinac Island Fudge Festival Is August 23-25, 2019 Enjoy a Free Slice of Pure Michigan Traditional Classic Chocolate Fudge How it all began…. The Original Murdick’s Fudge is Mackinac Island’s original fudge shop. We opened our doors in 1887 to serve up fresh fudge made each day in our historic white clapboard fudge shop. To this day, each batch of Original Murdick’s Fudge starts in a … [Read more...] about Mackinac Island Fudge Festival Free Slice Offer with Purchase
Vanilla Caramel Sea Salt is now available. Enjoy our newest fudge selection created in celebration of our 132nd birthday on July 26th. Vanilla Caramel Sea Salt is both sweet and savory! One of the most decadent combinations, marrying the nuances of vanilla and caramel with an addictive kick of sea salt. This one is for the serious fudge lovers that wish to awaken all of the senses of the … [Read more...] about The Original Murdick’s Fudge Newest Flavor!
Purchase our beautiful watercolor artisan five slice box, and we will include a Free slice of Traverse City Cherry Fudge. This year for National Fudge Day, we are celebrating Traverse City Cherry which is created with dried cherries directly from our northern Michigan neighboring region, Leelanau County, the Cherry Capital of the World. Our fudge is fashioned with the best Michigan ingredients … [Read more...] about Original Murdick’s Fudge Free Slice Offer with Purchase
The Mackinac Island Lilac Festival runs from June 7th through Father’s Day, June 16th, 2019. This is a very festive time as well as the largest summer event on the Island with many fun activities for all ages. In honor of both remarkable occasions, The Original Murdick’s Fudge is joining this 10 day celebration with 10% off all online orders*. Charm your dad with a delicious gift created … [Read more...] about The BEST Father’s Day Gift Is Original Murdick’s Handcrafted Fudge
Photograph by Kat Witt Being a mom is the most important job of all. It can be a demanding, exhausting role, but one that comes with endless rewards. It’s important to remember to let her know how much you appreciate everything she has done for you. This Mother’s Day, delight mom with a gift that is just as sweet as she is! Original Murdick’s Fudge is an irresistible treat that will make mom … [Read more...] about The Sweetest Mother’s Day Surprise Is Original Murdick’s Handcrafted Fudge
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=suczZL1GIUk Congratulations to Spa Mariana Birmingham celebrating their 7th anniversary and grand opening of their second location in Bloomfield Hills. Original Murdick’s Fudge is thankful to have the opportunity to help out other local businesses doing great good for the community as Spa Mariana has done by raising funds for Kids Kicking Cancer. #SpaMariana … [Read more...] about Original Murdick’s Fudge Sponsorship
In the unforgettable words of Bob Marley and The Wailers, our team at Original Murdick’s Fudge is once again stirring it up, little darling. Our candymakers are back at it for Mackinac Island's 2018 season and are knee-deep in stirring up deliciousness. We’re always excited about the 20-plus fudge flavors we’ve fine-tuned over the years that range from Vanilla to Traverse City Cherry to … [Read more...] about For Our 131st Season, We Reveal Our ‘High-Five’ List Of Crowd-Pleasing, Best-Selling Fudge Flavors
Here it is, just a few weeks before Thanksgiving and into the holidays we go, extra merrily and WIDE AWAKE this year because of our new fudge flavor — Chocolate Coffee Caramel. We’ll get to that fudge flavor momentarily. But first … BIG NEWS! To sweeten the holidays even more this year, we are now offering free shipping on any giftbox that’s more than $45. Click here to see which giftboxes … [Read more...] about It’s the Most Delicious Time of the Year, Especially With A New Flavor and a Free Shipping Offer
We're in the throes of the National Cherry Festival in Traverse City, Mich., and that has us thinking about how grateful we are for all Michigan cherry growers. Without those delectable sweet orbs of deliciousness that are being harvested right now, our two Mackinac Island cherry fudge flavors wouldn’t be as good as they are. Our Original Murdick's Fudge Chocolate Cherry fudge exudes a deep and … [Read more...] about We’re Saluting The National Cherry Festival With The Festival Queen As Our Guest Fudgemaker, Plus Our Two Special Michigan Cherry Fudge Flavors
There were a lot of “firsts” in 1887. Coca-Cola syrup and extract registered its patent. The paper napkin was introduced. And how about this? Notre Dame lost its first football game 8-0 to Michigan. Meanwhile, our very own Sara Murdick scored big-time in 1887 with her delectable fudge that wowed crowds at Mackinac Island’s first candy shop. Yep, 130 years ago this July, Sara and her husband, … [Read more...] about We’re Celebrating Our 130th Birthday With A ‘Buy Five Slices Of Fudge And Receive A Sixth Slice For $1.30’ Offer
Welcome back to the Original Murdick’s Fudge blog, where we point you in the magical direction of yummy treats, Mackinac Island happenings and more. Although many think that our island businesses often go dormant or “hibernate” during the winter, the cold long season is for most of us one of the busiest times of the year. Like hardy tulip and daffodil bulbs working relentlessly to bring … [Read more...] about Mackinac Island Is Abloom With New Offerings, Including Our Mother’s Day Sweet-Treat Trio
It's the most wonderful time ... of the year ... on Mackinac Island. To celebrate, our Original Murdick's Fudge elves are offering FREE SHIPPING for all holiday gift box orders placed on Friday, Dec. 16 only. It's all part of this season's national Free Shipping Day! There's no special code needed. Just enter your order online here and we'll cover your FedEx shipping charges! Our Sweet … [Read more...] about See It To Believe It: Our Elves Present A FREE Shipping Deal On All Holiday Gift Box Orders Friday, Dec. 16
Good day, fudge lovers! So we kinda had a feeling that our new holiday White Chocolate Candy Cane fudge was destined for greatness the second it was poured out of the kettle. It was then that one of our team members suggested that not only is this fudge great as is, but oh-what-fun it would be to try it in a Christmas-y cookie recipe. So our elves put on their tasseled tinkering caps and … [Read more...] about Give It A Try! Add Our Festive Holiday Peppermint Twist Flavor To This Cookie Recipe. It’s A Winner!
Mackinac Island shines far and wide now that the Main Street Christmas tree's lights have been turned on. The annual community Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony, which took place last night (Dec. 2) just steps from our Original Murdick's Fudge shop (yes, we took a few minutes off from making our Mackinac Island fudge to watch the street light up!), drew folks from throughout the island … [Read more...] about The Switch Has Been Thrown On Mackinac Island and Main Street’s Christmas Tree Now Glows With Holiday Cheer
We’re divulging our Original Murdick's Fudge secret ingredients today! It’s … (drum roll, please!) … it’s two heaping scoopfuls of tradition and technique! And what better time to share some of that with you than now, during this the most traditional season of the year – the Sweet Holidays on Mackinac Island? You can pretty much find the main ingredients of fudge online or in cookbooks. And … [Read more...] about We’re Divulging Our Secret Ingredients (Kind Of) In Mackinac Island’s Most Famous Fudge
"Well they’ve got a new dance ... it goes like this … Yeah, the name of the dance is Peppermint Twist." Remember that song? That’s exactly what we at Original Murdick's Fudge are singing and dancing to this season as we twist around our marble-top fudge tables creating our new Sweet Holidays fudge flavor — White Chocolate Candy Cane. Oh, do our fudge elves love our new Candy Cane fudge, and … [Read more...] about New Twist On An Old Favorite — White Chocolate Mingles With Peppermint In Our Holiday Candy Cane Fudge