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Chocolate hot fudge sauce recipe

chocolate hot fudge sauce recipe

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Added chocolate makes this homemade chocolate hot fudge sauce recipe slightly thicker than the average. Pour it over ice cream or use as a dip for fruit!
Course Dessert
Cook Time 7 mins
Total Time 7 mins
Servings 12 servings (2 cups)
Calories 356
Author Cheryl Najafi


  • 1 cup unsalted butter 2 sticks
  • 12 oz can evaporated milk
  • 2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract


  • Add the butter, evaporated milk and sugar into a medium-sized, heavy-bottomed saucepan and place over medium heat. Stir occasionally until the butter is completely melted, then whisk in the cocoa, chocolate chips and salt.
  • Bring the mixture to a boil. Reduce the heat to low and allow the mixture to simmer and bubble gently for 6 minutes. Stir the mixture frequently to prevent the sauce from scorching on the bottom of the pan.
  • After 6 minutes, remove from the heat and whisk in the vanilla extract. Allow the mixture to cool slightly before pouring it into a blender. Purée for about 1 minute, until the sauce has a nice glossy sheen and a silky-smooth texture.
  • Pour the sauce into a glass container with an airtight lid. Serve immediately while it is still warm or store in the refrigerator until you’re ready to use. Enjoy!


When you’re making sticky sauces like this, it’s important to stir frequently. Just give it some love!


Calories: 356kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 49mg | Sodium: 174mg | Potassium: 86mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 41g