Hot Chocolate Fudge Sauce

Hot Chocolate Fudge Sauce
When I saw the secret ingredient for this month Chocolate Party is ice cream I thought instantly to hot chocolate fudge sauce. 
 
 
What else is better to pair ice cream with. No matter the ice cream, this rich and smooth hot chocolate fudge sauce is a great addition to create a memorable dessert. 
 
 
It is very easy to prepare, takes only few minutes and you got the most tempting chocolate sauce that you can serve it as it is, pour it over ice cream or over some buttery biscuits ... just heavenly.
 
 
This one is classic with just a hint of vanilla but you can change the flavors upon your tastes,  add some almond extract, peppermint or citrus flavor.
 
 
For this recipe I used homemade vanilla ice cream, but you can definitely try as many ice cream variation you can get. So let's enjoy this summer my friends!
 
 
This recipe is slightly adapted after BrownEyedBaker
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Ingredients
  • Makes about 1 1/2 cup sauce
  • 2/3 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 4 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped, divided in half
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1tsp vanilla extract
  • Vanilla Ice Cream
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla bean paste
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup heavy cream
Directions
  1. In a saucepan over medium-high heat, bring the cream, sugar, cocoa powder, salt and half of the chocolate to a boil. Reduce the heat to medium-low, and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Remove from the heat and stir in the the butter, the remaining chocolate, and the vanilla extract, stirring until smooth. Let cool for 20 to 30 minutes before using (it will thicken while it cools).
  3. Store in a jar or airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks. To reheat, you can use the microwave for 30 seconds to 1 minute until it's pourable but still thick or if you don't want to use microwave just place the jar in a larger bowl with hot water for few minutes.
  4. To make the vanilla ice cream use the directions mentioned here:If you want to join the Chocolate Party here is how you participate:
  5.  
    1.) Blog about your chocolate treat. Your recipe must include the two ingredients we choose. It can be a simple no bake treat or a sophisticated layer cake, the complexity level of the recipe is totally up to you.
    2.) Include a link back to the Chocolate party page.  Optionally, add the Chocolate Party logo in your blog post or on your sidebar.
    3.) Your recipe must be published during the current month. Please do not link old recipes, they will be 
    deleted.
    4.) Add the linky code at the bottom of your post. 
Don't forget to check out all the other ice cream chocolate recipes shared this month.
Nutrition facts All sauce - Calories:1535, Fat:89.2g, Saturated Fat:58.3g, Carbohydrates:181.8 g, Sugar:159.3g, Fiber:11.0 g, Protein:14.8 g, Cholesterol:197mg, Calories from Fat 803, Sodium 756mg, Vitamin A 42%, Vitamin C 1%, Calcium 30%, Iron 32% Daily Percent Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

 

On July 03, 2013 at 11:20 am, Suzanne said...
I could drink this sauce up, it looks rich and delicious!
On July 03, 2013 at 12:07 pm, Roxana | Roxana's Home Baking said...
Hi Elle, I love hot fudge sauce and your photos make my mouth water! Just perfect with a couple of scoops of vanilla ice-cream. I have a small request, could you please add the ice-cream to the ingredients list, otherwise I'll have to delete the link from the party. We are supposed to use both chocolate and ice-cream in our recipe. Thanks, Roxana
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Yes, will do that today, thanks for noticing me. 

On July 04, 2013 at 03:17 am, GourmetGetaways said...
Oh I love a good chocolatey fudge sauce, YUM, your pictures are so lush :)
On July 04, 2013 at 10:54 pm, Cindy's recipes and writings said...
Your fudge sauce looks out of this world!
On July 05, 2013 at 05:43 pm, Carole said...
Lovely work! Would you be happy to link it in to the current Food on Friday which is all about sauces? This is the link . I do hope to see you there. There are already quite a lot of links for you to check out. Cheers
On July 05, 2013 at 08:03 pm, Liz said...
We were both on the same wavelength this month. My family would love if I made your recipes next...it's been perfect chocolate sundae weather!
On June 27, 2015 at 12:04 am, Thomas said...
Hi, Could we heat this sauce continuously to serve hot over frozen vanilla ice-cream ? For instance at a party that's over 2 hours - can hot chocolate be heated on a Electric Stove to keep it warm throughout. Please help.
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Maybe a double boiler will be just enough to keep it warm.. that is probably what I would do

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