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Sue's Hot Fudge Sauce

"Decadent thick and delicious hot fudge sauce. Simple to make and so much better than store-bought!"
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11 m servings 283 cals
Original recipe yields 16 servings (1 quart)


  • Calories:
  • 283 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 13.5 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs:
  • 40.9g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 2.1 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 37 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 107 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Combine butter, cocoa, sugar and evaporated milk in a saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a boil and boil for 7 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla. Carefully pour hot mixture into a blender and blend for 2 to 4 minutes. Serve immediately. Store in refrigerator.

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  1. 473 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

ok, I have finally found a hot fudge recipe that I am going to keep. I did change a few things, though. I did not add any vanilla. I added about 6 ounces and unsweetened baking chocolate, I t...

Most helpful critical review

waaaaaaaaaay too sweet.. I had to add milk (alot) with the added milk it was a bit better, but a bit too thin for my tastes.. thanks anyway!

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ok, I have finally found a hot fudge recipe that I am going to keep. I did change a few things, though. I did not add any vanilla. I added about 6 ounces and unsweetened baking chocolate, I t...

I love to make hot fudge and have used various recipes; some call for sweetened condensed milk, others call for sugar and evaporated milk, some with cocoa, others with choc chips. I decided to ...

Sue, this sauce is amazing! However, I tend to follow other people's reviews and cut the butter down to 1 1/3 sticks. Also, AND I HOPE IF YOU HAVE TROUBLE YOU READ THIS... the amount of sugar in...

Another tip to follow up... We discovered that if you use only 1-1/3 cup of butter, it is slightly less thick and has less of a carmelized consistency and more like fudge rather than caramel. A...

Totally to LIVE FOR!!!! I don't rate many recipes 5 stars, but this deserves MORE! This was so easy to make. The only thing I did was to halve the recipe. My only caution would be if you hav...

Fabulous!!!!!!!!!!! Make sure to blend the sauce-I have done it both ways-trying a shortcut once of not blending. The blending makes for the richest, smoothest sauce. I like to serve this ove...

Ohhhh yum. This was a PERFECT ending to a HORRIBLE day! Even though when I was making it, it boiled over the pot all over my stove, which indeed was my fault, because against my better judgeme...

I made this last year for Christmas gifts and I already have them asking for this again this year. Starting making batches last night. I double the recipe and it almost makes 5 pints. In a do...

Five stars with these adjustments: Used only 1/2 cup of butter, only 2 cups of sugar, and increased the cocoa powder to about 1/2 cup. It did not crystallize in the fridge with this method. So...