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Homemade Fudge Sauce

Total Time

Prep: 5 min. Cook: 10 min. + cooling


3 cups

Since I don't like store-bought sauces, I decided to come up with my own. I make it for family and for company, and I'll often get asked for the recipe. —Trudy DeFelice, Columbia, South Carolina


  • 1-1/4 cups sugar
  • 1 cup baking cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, cut into eight pieces
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract


  1. In a heavy saucepan, stir together sugar, cocoa and cinnamon. Add cream and milk; mix well. Over medium heat, bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Cook for 2 minutes.
  2. Remove from the heat; cool for 15 minutes. Add butter and stir until melted. Stir in vanilla. Cool to room temperature. Cover and store in the refrigerator. Stir before serving.

Nutrition Facts

2 tablespoons: 122 calories, 8g fat (5g saturated fat), 24mg cholesterol, 7mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

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