Homemade Hot Fudge Recipe

Homemade Hot Fudge Recipe

[Photograph: Yvonne Ruperti]

Hot fudge is the king of ice cream toppings, and this homemade version is such a snap that you'll never need to buy it in the jar again.

  • Yield:makes about 1 1/2 cups
  • Active time: 10 minutes
  • Total time:15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 6 ounces bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup (3/4 ounce) cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • Pinch salt
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Directions

  1. 1.

    In medium saucepan, stir all ingredients (except vanilla) together over medium low heat until combined and melted. Increase heat to medium and bring to a low boil, stirring frequently. Continue to cook for 3 minutes, stirring frequently.

  2. 2.

    Stir in vanilla off-heat. Cool slightly (to about 140°F) before serving.