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The Best Hot Fudge Sauce

The Best Hot Fudge Sauce
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  • Cusine



2/3 cup heavy cream

1/2 cup light corn syrup

1/3 cup packed dark or light brown sugar

1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

1/8 tsp salt

5 oz semi-sweet chocolate

2 Tbsp unsalted butter

1 tsp vanilla extract


In a 1 1/2 quart saucepan combine cream, corn syrup, brown sugar, cocoa powder, salt and 3 oz. of the chocolate. Bring mixture to a light boil over medium heat, reduce heat and let simmer, stirring frequently, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat, add in remaining 2 oz. chocolate, butter and vanilla extract and stir until smooth. Let cool to warm. Serve over ice cream. Sauce can be store in an airtight container in refrigerator for 1 week. Reheat before serving.