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Chocolate Sauce

I make different toppings so we can enjoy our favorite snack-ice cream sundaes. This smooth chocolate sauce is always a big hit. —Nancy McDonald, Burns, Wyoming
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    About 3-1/3 cups


  • 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


  • 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.
  • Stir in vanilla. Serve warm or cold over ice cream or pound cake. Refrigerate leftovers.
Nutrition Facts
2 tablespoons: 127 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 14mg cholesterol, 48mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

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  • tammycookblogsbooks
    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.

  • 1sdthompson
    Nov 27, 2010

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

  • fyremom
    May 19, 2010

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

  • Cherry605
    Nov 16, 2009

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

  • 1sdthompson
    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!