Creamy Hot Fudge Sauce

This is the real thing--thick, rich, and irresistible. It's the perfect complement for homemade or store-bought ice cream.

Serves: 16Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 2 hours 5 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 16


  • 1 package (12 oz.) semisweet chocolate morsels
  • 1 can (12 oz.) evaporated milk
  • 1⁄2 tsp. butter
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1⁄8 tsp. salt


  • Place chocolate morsels and evaporated milk in a medium, heavy-bottomed saucepan over medium heat. Stir constantly until chocolate melts and mixture just begins to boil (about 5 minutes).
  • Remove from heat and stir in butter, vanilla, and salt. Cool 10 minutes before using.