Wicked Hot Fudge Sauce in a jar and spilling out of the jar

This Wicked Fudge Sauce is an amazing rich dark hot fudge sauce that takes just 5 minutes to make!  It has to be one of the quickest and easiest sauces yet it’s smooth and rich!  Served warm or cooled, it’s the perfect topping for cake or ice cream…  But really, I just want to eat it with a spoon.  This is just wicked good.  Really. 

 

Repin Wicked Hot Fudge Sauce Here

 

Once made this fudge sauce can be cooled and be stored in the fridge up to 10 days (ha..  it would NEVER last 10 days in my fridge without being gobbled up)!!

 

Items you’ll need for this recipe: 

* Chocolate Chips * Saucepan * Vanilla Extract *

Wicked Hot Fudge Sauce in a jar and spilling out of the jar
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Wicked Hot Fudge Sauce

This Wicked Fudge Sauce is an amazing rich dark hot fudge sauce that takes just 5 minutes to make!  It has to be one of the quickest and easiest sauces yet it’s smooth and rich!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 12

Ingredients  

  • 1 ½ cups half and half cream or light cream
  • ¾ cup brown sugar packed
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 ½ cups chocolate chips

Instructions 

  • Heat half and half cream and brown sugar over medium heat until brown sugar has dissolved and tiny bubbles start to form on the edges. Stir in butter until melted and turn off heat.
  • Add chocolate chips and do not stir, let sit 2-3 minutes.
  • Whisk chocolate chips until smooth, stir in vanilla and serve warm or cool.
  • Store in the fridge up to 10 days. Reheat it on low power in the microwave if desired.
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Nutrition Information

Calories: 306 | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 67mg | Potassium: 58mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 37g | Vitamin A: 279IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 88mg | Iron: 1mg

Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American

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    1. I haven’t tried it but if the slow cooker is on warm it should be ok. You’ll want to give it a stir every now and then and be sure it doesn’t get too hot.

  1. Follow up: served it last night with dessert and everyone loved it! I found my 8 year old son eating the leftovers with a spoon today!! :) The texture was so smooth. My dinner guests kept pouring more and more over their berries. I used Gheradelli semisweet chocolate chips 

  2. Just made it tonight! The texture is amazing, super smooth and glossy. Next time I may use slightly darker chocolate and maybe a dash of coffee to get the flavor a little deeper. Serving it tomorrow night with angel food cake and strawberries! Super, super easy. 5 stars

    1. Half and half is sold in North American grocery stores and contains half milk and half cream. A light cream (about 10-12% mf) should work fine in its place.

    1. Half and half is sold in North American grocery stores and contains half milk and half cream. A light cream (about 10-12% mf) should work fine in its place.

    1. Half and half is a mixture sold in most North American grocery store. It’s half milk and half cream. Light cream (10-12% mf) can be substituted if needed.

    1. I haven’t tried it but I’m sure it would work! It may slightly alter the taste. I’d love to hear how it works for you!

    1. I have never done canning so I can’t say for sure but hopefully someone else has tried it!

  3. I love this. I make a choclate sauce, but I just add a little bit of this, and a little bit of that. This is a good one with concrete measurements. :) I plan to share this. :)

  4. This is amazing! My boyfriend loves fudge and I’ve been wanting to make a homemade variety for him one of these days. Definitely will be trying this, thank you!

  5. I have a brownie recipe that calls for a can of Hershey’s chocolate sauce, do you think this would work? I think I’ll try it soon, I’ve got to get more half & half first.

    1. I think this is a little bit thicker than the Hershey’s chocolate sauce but I bet it would be amazing and fudgy… LOL. I might have to search for that recipe and try it out myself!!! Yum!

  6. Your recipes look too delicious! What is “half and half” please? I live in South Africa, and have no idea what it is!
    Many thanks
    Tracey