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Chocolate Sauce Recipe

Chocolate Sauce Recipe

"I make different toppings so we can enjoy our favorite snack-ice cream sundaes," explains field editor Nancy McDonald of Burns, Wyoming. "This smooth chocolate sauce is always a big hit."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:26 servings


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup half-and-half cream or evaporated milk
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • 1. In a large heavy saucepan, melt butter and chocolate; stir until smooth. Add the sugar, cream and corn syrup. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Boil for 1-1/2 minutes. Remove from the heat.
  • 2. Stir in vanilla. Serve warm or cold over ice cream or pound cake. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: About 3-1/3 cups.

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoon: 127 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 14mg cholesterol, 48mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (18g sugars, trace fiber), trace protein

Reviews for Chocolate Sauce

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Reviewed Jan. 31, 2013

"This is the ONLY hot fudge sauce that I put on my ice cream. I make two batches and store one in the freezer."

Reviewed Nov. 27, 2010

"So easy to make and tastes like old fashioned chocolate sauce. Nothing goes better with vanilla ice cream! YUMMY."

Reviewed May. 19, 2010

"This will definitely be the "go-to" recipe for Chocolate Sauce. Doesn't get any easier than this"

Reviewed Nov. 16, 2009

"It tastes great and is really easy to make! :)"

Reviewed Oct. 11, 2009

"Best ever chocolate sauce. Deep, dark chocolate flavor! Outstanding. I've actually had people pay me to make this for them...I'm sure glad they don't know how easy it is to make!"

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