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Homemade Hot Fudge Sauce

An easy recipe for homemade hot fudge sauce. A great homemade gift and a must have topping for ice cream parties!
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Condiment, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2 Cups


  • 2/3 C heavy cream
  • 1/2 C light corn syrup
  • 1/3 C light brown sugar
  • 1/4 C unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 6 oz bittersweet chocolate chopped
  • 2 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  • In a medium saucepan over medium heat, combine heavy cream, corn syrup, brown sugar, cocoa, salt and 3oz of bittersweet chocolate. Bring mixture to a low boil, stirring frequently until chocolate is completely melted.
  • Reduce heat to med-low, continue to stir. Cook for an additional 3-5 minutes.
  • Remove from heat, add remaining 3oz bittersweet chocolate, butter and vanilla. Stir until sauce is smooth. Cool slightly before using or transferring to a storage container. Store chilled. Re-warm in a saucepan or microwave prior to serving.


*Only reheat leftovers in heat safe container.
An original recipe from Baked by Rachel