Hot Fudge Sauce I

Hot Fudge Sauce I


"This is a very classic hot fudge for all your chocolate whims. Of course it is perfect for ice cream, but consider using it as a sauce over cheese cake ...yum."


servings 175 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 175 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 7.5 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 28g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 1.7 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 15 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 94 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Fill the lower pot of a double boiler half way and bring to a boil. Melt chocolate, butter, and salt together in upper pot. Add the sugar, 1/2 cup at a time, stirring after each addition.
  2. Gradually add the evaporated milk, a little at a time and continue stirring until well mixed. Serve hot over ice cream. Extra sauce maybe stored in refrigerator and reheated in microwave.
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  1. 35 Ratings


I didn't care too much for this sauce. When it cooled it got grainy and wasn't thick enough for my liking.

I have loved this recipe since the 1950's when it was presented on the back of the Carnation Evaporated milk can as 1-2-3 Fudge Sauce using powdered cocoa not bakers chocolate. Most of the time ...

I went looking to see if this recipe was included here. I grew up on this fudge sauce and, as a renowned chocoholic, I'm here to tell you this is the best there is! Patience is required, as in...

My daughter is getting married this June and wanted an ice-cream bar instead of cake. I made enough sauce for 200 guests and also made 200 small jars of this decadent sauce for host gifts. I ch...

I made this a bit differently. Used 3 squares of chocolate, 3 Tbsp butter, 2 c. sugar and 1 can evap. milk. It would always turn out grainy like the chocolate would not mix with the milk corre...

Okay when prepared as stated. I made some changes to make it great, reduce sugar to 2c, add 3/4 c cocoa, substituted 1/2c milk and 1/2c cream for evaporated milk.

Oh so yummy! I made this one because I only had evaporated milk on hand, and I am SOOOOO glad I did. Mine did not come out grainy at all. Very smooth. Granted when it is warm it is not as th...

Too sweet and too thin. I only added TWO cups of sugar and we couldn't handle it. What a waste.

Do not rush this! That is the secret. My mother and grandmother shared the same recipe, and my grandmother's always turned out smooth and creamy, not grainy. The difference is that my mother ...