Old-Fashioned Hot Fudge Recipe

Hot Fudge Sauce
Hot Fudge Sauce. Danielle Leavell/Photolibrary/Getty Images
  • 13 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins,
  • Cook: 8 mins
  • Yield: Makes 3 cups
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This recipe is originally from the Old Occidental Hotel in Muskegon, Michigan, and you can taste the small town, old-time flavor of this luxurious sauce. It's easy to make and in just minutes, you'll be enjoying your very own hot fudge sundae.

What You'll Need

How to Make It

  1.  In a medium bowl, whisk together the sugar, flour and cocoa powder.
  2. In a medium saucepan, combine the milk, butter and vanilla over medium heat and cook, stirring, until the butter has melted.
  3. Add sugar mixture to the milk mixture, while constantly whisking. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly until thick and smooth, about 5 minutes. Remove the pan from the heat, transfer the sauce to a bowl and let it cook completely.
  1. Use right away, or cover and refrigerate  The sauce can be reheated in a double-boiler, or microwave, as needed.
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 3204
Total Fat 86 g
Saturated Fat 47 g
Unsaturated Fat 28 g
Cholesterol 171 mg
Sodium 2,134 mg
Carbohydrates 590 g
Dietary Fiber 23 g
Protein 38 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)