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!
Buy five slices of fudge and receive a slice of Vanilla Caramel Sea Salt for FREE! Promo code: BIRTHDAYFUDGE Offer is only available online from July 14 - 28, 2019. Not available in stores. The Original Murdick’s Fudge is turning 132 years old and we are celebrating by introducing our newest fudge flavor; Vanilla Caramel Sea Salt! Vanilla Caramel Sea Salt is both sweet and savory! One … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday to Us
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
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
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
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!
There are so many wonderful things to love about Michigan, including Original Murdick's Fudge on Mackinac Island, says WJR-AM radio personality Frank Beckmann. In this recent radio interview with WJR-AM, our Bobby Benser, Jr., shares that it's the third season to re-open our Mackinac Island fudge shop for December and make fresh holiday treats that can be delivered by FedEx all over the nation. … [Read more...] about WJR’s Frank Beckmann Chats With Bobby Benser About Cold Mackinac Winters And Hot Holiday Gift Ideas
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
"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
While Mackinac Island visitor numbers wind down as the summer season comes to an end, here at Original Murdick's Fudge we're hearing lots of wedding bells as we gear up for fall’s many weddings. We create sweet wedding favors in a variety of flavors as well as provide an old-fashioned SweetBar for those who prefer additions to fudge — think English toffee, peanut brittle, yummy taffy, and fresh … [Read more...] about Here Comes The Fudge: ‘Fall Bridal Celebrations’ Show At The Palace Serves Up A Delicious Success For OMF!
If you’ve not visited our Mackinaw Crossings store in Mackinaw City or our St. Ignace fudge shop, you may want to do just that this fall color season. These cities are hubbubs of fun and a great way to cap your Pure Michigan fall travel experiences or your adventures before and after the region's many festivals and events. Eleven-year fudge veteran and Crossings store manager Kelly … [Read more...] about Our Mackinaw City And St. Ignace Fudge Shops Gear Up For Busy Fall Color Tour Season
When folks think of Mackinac Island, the first thing that always comes to mind is fudge. And then, of course, memories of horses, forts and bikes when contemplating this lovely slice of Pure Michigan paradise. But there are many other sites and activities to behold on this island jewel. This week, we put two lovely golf courses in the spotlight, including Wawashkamo Golf Club and the two nines … [Read more...] about Tee Up At Two Of Michigan’s Most Intriguing Golf Courses Located Right Here On Mackinac Island
It’s that time of year when Bob “Mr. B” Benser and his family, friends and staff put the fudge paddle down and think back to the day when Original Murdick’s Fudge rolled out its first batch of sweet goodness 129 years ago. As close as we can tell, it appears that Sara and Henry Murdick first opened their shop right around July 26, 1887. It was busy times indeed for this entrepreneurial couple … [Read more...] about Original Murdick’s Celebrates Its 129th Birthday And Mr. B’s 60th Mackinac Island Anniversary With Free Fudge
Here on beautiful Mackinac Island, our annual Lilac Festival is in full bloom (runs through June 12), showcasing purples everywhere, from violet to lavender to amethyst shades. We're enjoying history presentations, lilac-specialist guided tours, wine tastings and more. And we can't wait for the highly anticipated parade to make its way past our shops. Our exclusive Lilac Festival drawstring … [Read more...] about Get An Exclusive Mackinac Island Lilac Festival Drawstring Bag Before They’re Gone!