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Hot Fudge Ice Cream Topping Recipe

Hot Fudge Ice Cream Topping Recipe

Hot fudge sundaes are an elegant but easy dessert. This rich, dark chocolate sauce drapes beautifully and is delicious on peppermint ice cream, coffee ice cream, butter pecan and lots of other flavors!
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:16 servings


  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/4 cup baking cocoa
  • 1 can (5 ounces) evaporated milk
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • 1. In a small saucepan, combine sugar and cocoa. Stir in the milk; add butter. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Reduce heat; cook and stir for 1 minute or until slightly thickened. Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla. Serve warm. Refrigerate leftovers.
  • 2. To reheat: Place sauce in a small saucepan; bring to a boil, stirring until smooth. Yield: 2 cups.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 tablespoons) equals 163 calories, 6 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 18 mg cholesterol, 67 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.