Ancho-Orange Hot Fudge Recipe


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Ancho-Orange Hot Fudge Recipe
  • Yield:Makes about 2 cups
  • Active time: 20 minutes
  • Total time:30 minutes


  • 8 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/3 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened Dutch Processed cocoa powder
  • 4 ounces semi-sweet chocolate, finely chopped
  • 1 12-ounce can evaporated milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon ancho chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon orange extract
  • Kosher or sea salt, to taste


  1. 1.

    Place butter, corn syrup, brown sugar, cocoa powder, and chocolate in a medium saucepan. Cook over medium-low heat until chocolate is fully melted, stirring constantly.

  2. 2.

    Stir in evaporated milk, bring to a boil, and continue to cook until sauce thickens, about 5 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  3. 3.

    Remove from heat and add in vanilla, chili powder, and orange extract; stir to combine. Season with salt to taste. Let sauce cool until warm, then serve over ice cream or store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to a week, reheating before use.