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This homemade Hot Fudge Sauce is thick and chocolatey and has the most amazing rich chocolate flavor. We use it for dipping or drizzled over ice cream.
Hot Fudge Sauce
Here’s a funny game you can play with your family when you need to pass the time (think car trips, waiting rooms etc). Have them try to come up with a food that isn’t made better by either adding chocolate sauce or Ranch dressing. Well, I can’t speak to the Ranch dressing part, but believe me, there are plenty of foods whose flavors are only made better by the addition of chocolate sauce — especially if it is our delectable homemade hot fudge sauce.
So Many Ways to Use Hot Fudge Sauce
We have been using this recipe for Hot Fudge Sauce for more than 25 years! It’s amazing as a fondue or ice cream topping. I especially love it with strawberries. This recipe is so easy to make and so much better than anything you can buy at the store. The possibilities are endless. Try this yummy sauce on the following:
- Rice Krispie Treats
- Peanut Butter Balls
- Oreo Cookies
- Caramel Squares
- Vanilla Ice Cream
- Peppermint Ice Cream
- Peanut Butter Ice Cream
- Pretty much ANY Ice Cream
- Brownie Sundaes
- Ritz Crackers
- Angel Food Cake
- Nilla Wafers
You get the idea. Really, there are so many possibilities.
How To Store and Reheat Hot Fudge Sauce
On the off chance you make too much hot fudge (I mean, is there such a thing as too much?) and need to store it, here are a few things to bear in mind. For starters, this is similar to the storage and reheating tips from our two ingredient Chocolate Fondue. The hot fudge sauce can be kept in the refrigerator about the same amount of time as any store bought fudge sauce. As for reheating, put in a saucepan on the stove and warm slowly until the fudge mixture thins enough to dip or drizzle. It will still be quite thick.
Keep the Chocolate Coming
If all this talk of chocolate drizzled over everything has you craving even more chocolatey recipes, don’t worry. We have plenty.
- Instant Pot Chocolate Lava Cake is rich, gooey and delicious, and done in just 30 minutes.
- Chocolate Cherry Cake tastes just like biting into a luscious chocolate cherry candy.
- Ridiculously Delicious Chocolate Cake is positively sinful.
- Candy Bar Hot Chocolate features Almond Joy, Reese’s and Twix flavors and is perfect for warming up on a cold day.
- Chocolate Chip Nothing Bundt Cake Copycat is rich, moist and delicious and tastes just like what you would find in the shop.
How to Make Hot Fudge Sauce
Hot Fudge Sauce
most amazing rich chocolate flavor. We use it for dipping or drizzled
over ice cream.
- Large Sauce Pan
- Stove Top
- 14 oz sweetened condensed milk
- 1 pkg. semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 1/2 c. light corn syrup
- 1 tsp. vanilla
- Combine first three ingredients in saucepan.
- Cook over medium heat until chocolate chips are melted and sauce thickens.
- Remove from heat and stir in vanilla.
- Serve warm.
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“1 pkg” semi sweet chocolate chips. do you mean 6 oz or 12 oz?
Could I use this hot fudge sauce to fill thumbprint cookies? Is it thick enough and will it set slightly upon cooling?
Thanks so much!
We haven’t tried that before so I’m not sure! Let us know how it goes if you try it!
What size bag of choc chips?
A 12 ounce bag!
This came out delicious! The perfect topping to my ice cream sundae!
This is as good as my grandma used to make! Thanks for another great recipe!
I’m making this for the weekend, I bet everyone is going to devour it!
I could put this sauce on everything! It’s the best hot fudge I’ve ever tried!
CAN YOU PUT IT IN SMALL CANNING JARS AND AND SEAL IT?
Yes you should be able to put them in jars and keep them in the fridge. From what I understand, it isn’t safe to do home canning for hot fudge for long term storage. Hope this helps.
Is this sauce nice and thick or more like choc. syrup
It is definitely thicker!
What size package of chocolate chips are needed?
Just the regular 12 oz. package.
Can you make it and store it? If yes for how long and what is the best way to store it?
We store it in the fridge, you can probably store it as long as store bought hot fudge.