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Classic Hot Fudge Sauce Recipe

Classic Hot Fudge Sauce Recipe

“This fudgy sauce is scrumptious spooned over French vanilla ice cream and sprinkled with toasted pecans. Actually, I could eat the topping all by itself!” —Karen Willoughby, Oviedo, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 6 tablespoons evaporated milk
  • 6 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • 1. In a small heavy saucepan, combine the chocolate chips, milk and corn syrup. Cook and stir over low heat until chips are melted and mixture is smooth.
  • 2. Stir in butter until melted. Cook and stir 5 minutes longer. Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla. Yield: about 1 cup.

Nutritional Facts

3 tablespoons: 213 calories, 13g fat (8g saturated fat), 25mg cholesterol, 83mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

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LauraManning User ID: 968398 92867
Reviewed Feb. 5, 2011

"Excellent flavor and easy to make."

waynepat User ID: 1352809 174188
Reviewed Mar. 17, 2010

"I've made this twice. Both times I used milk chocolate chips. Delicious"

JennyMelynntoh User ID: 5058508 162038
Reviewed Dec. 20, 2009

"I have made this hot fudge sauce a couple times now. It stays soft in the fridge and doesn't get grainy like other hot fudge recipes do. It has a very semi-sweet taste, the next time I make this I will try it with milk chocolate chips."

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