Classic Hot Fudge Sauce

Classic Hot Fudge Sauce

Prepare this a day or two ahead and refrigerate; microwave at MEDIUM for two minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring after one minute.

  • Yield: 1 1/2 cups (serving size: 2 tablespoons)


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2/3 cup 1% low-fat milk
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
  • 2 tablespoons light-colored corn syrup
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • none Dash of salt
  • 3 ounces bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


1. Combine the first 6 ingredients in a medium heavy-duty saucepan over medium heat; bring to a simmer, stirring constantly with a whisk. Cook 2 minutes or until smooth, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Add chopped chocolate and vanilla, stirring until chocolate melts. Serve warm.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 124none
  • Calories from fat: 28%
  • Fat: 3.9g
  • Saturated fat: 2.1g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.3g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 1.1g
  • Carbohydrate: 24g
  • Fiber: 0.8g
  • Cholesterol: 2mg
  • Iron: 0.3mg
  • Sodium: 26mg
  • Calcium: 19mg

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