Chocolate Fudge Sauce

Chocolate Fudge Sauce

A perfectly thick, perfectly rich fudge sauce for delicious hot fudge sundaes or dipping fruit, cakes and—our favorite—salty pretzels.



9.7 ouncesSCHARFFEN BERGER 99% Cacao Unsweetened Chocolate (1 baking bar)
6 tablespoonssweet butter
3 tablespoonsboiling water
1 - 1/8 cupssugar
1/3 cuplight corn syrup
3/4 cupcream
1/4 teaspoonsalt


    1. Melt the chocolate and butter in a double boiler. Turn off the burner and stir in the boiling water. Add salt. Then stir in the sugar and corn syrup until blended.

    2. Stir in the cream. Scrape down the sides of the pot and make sure everything is well combined.

    3. Continuing to keep the pan in the double boiler, cook over medium heat, for 10 minutes without stirring, to a temperature of 150-160 degrees F.

    4. Cool the sauce and store it in the refrigerator. To reheat, microwave on low, or set the bowl directly in a pan of barely simmering water.

    Special Equipment

    • Instant read thermometer
Chocolate Fudge Sauce

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99% pure cacao with a complex but remarkably smooth flavor lets you control the sugar and adds a new dimension to classic desserts.

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