It's like fudge and caramel, they're not the same

from Beastie Boys – Just a Test Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Fudge is a type of Western confectionery, often very sweet, and extremely rich. It is made by heating sugar, butter, and milk to the soft-ball stage at 240°F, and then beating the mixture as it cools to create a smooth, creamy consistency, like this:

Caramel is a beige to dark-brown confectionery, typically used as a flavoring in puddings and desserts, as a filling in bonbons, and as a topping for ice cream, custard and coffee. In the process of caramelization, sugars are slowly heated to around 340°F; the molecules break down and re-form into the delicious compounds you see here:

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