Hot Fudge Sauce

Hot Fudge Sauce

Top your favorite ice cream with this thick and rich fudge sauce.

10 min. prep time
1 1/2 cups
242 Ratings


1/2 cup sugar
1/3 cup water
2 tablespoons light corn syrup
1 (6-ounce) package (1 cup) semi-sweet real chocolate chips
1 teaspoon vanilla


Combine sugar, water, butter and corn syrup in 2-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, 5-8 minutes or until mixture comes to a full boil. Boil 3 minutes; remove from heat.

Immediately add chocolate chips; beat with wire whisk or rotary beater until smooth. Stir in vanilla. Serve warm over ice cream or cake.

Microwave Directions: Combine sugar, water, butter and corn syrup in 2-quart casserole. Microwave, stirring after half the time,3 1/2 - 4 1/2 minutes or until mixture comes to a full boil. Boil 2 minutes. Immediately add chocolate chips; beat with wire whisk or rotary beater until smooth. Stir in vanilla. Serve warm over ice cream or cake.

Nutrition Facts (2 tablespoons)

Calories: 140

Fat: 8g

Cholesterol: 10mg

Sodium: 45mg

Carbohydrates: 20g

Dietary Fiber: 0g

Protein: <1g

Recipe #5801©2001Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

This is very easy and good recipe. Because I like a rich and not-to-sweet sauce, I replaced half of the semi-sweet chocolate with unsweetened. If I had bitter sweet chocolate, I would have just used that. I served this over chocolate almond ice cream in the Crispy Totilla Cups recipe on this site. A little whipped cream and toasted almonds topped off a very easy and yummy dessert.
I followed this recipe exactly, and the taste was fabulous, but it was too thick when I poured it over my ice cream. I am used to hot fudge staying more "liquid" over ice cream; this got hard almost like regular fudge. I am going to try and add a little water to it after the chocolate chips and vanilla and see if that helps.

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